Pia van Gelder DORKBOT-SYD
DID SHE SAY... DORGBOOT? www.dorkbot.org “ people doing strange things with electrcity”
There are 83 Dorkbots around the world!
“ start a dorkbot in your city!/what is dorkbot?”
<ul><li>DORKBOT-SYD started up in 2006 at Lanfranchis Memorial Discoteque. </li></ul><ul><li>It runs regularly every last ...
<ul><li>The open motto attracts people from all fields </li></ul><ul><li>artists, engineers, scientists, inventors... </li...
<ul><li>SIMPLE STRUCTURE =  </li></ul><ul><li>(Beer + Kraftwerk + mingling) + (2 or 3 presentations (approx 20 mins each))...
<ul><li>Dorkbot is a free event.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Presentations are generally about a single project made by one person or a group of people. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Presentations range in style from ppts to physical demonstrations. </li></ul><ul><li>Some examples of projects tha...
<ul><li>Dan Stocks and “The Radar MkII” </li></ul>
<ul><li>Mari Valonaki from the Australian Center of Field Robotics and their work “Fish-Bird Circle B – Movement B” </li><...
<ul><li>Neil Jenkins and his webbased work “Exquisite Copse” </li></ul>
<ul><li>Tim Boykett from Times Up, and their work “SPIN” </li></ul>
<ul><li>James Nichols & the “DubTable” </li></ul>
<ul><li>Nick Wishart & “CeLL” </li></ul>
<ul><li>Stephen Jones and his video synthesizers </li></ul>
<ul><li>John Jacobs and his “Paper Circuits” and various circuit bent wonders </li></ul>
<ul><li>Alex Davies and his work “Dislocation” </li></ul>
<ul><li>Aras Vaichas and his “WavRuta”  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Wade Marynowsky and his “Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Robot”  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Dorkbot facilitates friendships and creates opportunities for collaboration. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Regular meetings pose as an opportunity for... </li></ul><ul><li>public discussion </li></ul><ul><li>peer review  ...
<ul><li>Dorkbot is a great place to workshop  </li></ul><ul><li>new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>experiments </li></ul>
<ul><li>Guest Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Excursions </li></ul>
<ul><li>Workshops </li></ul>
<ul><li>Electrofringe 2007,2008 “Dorkshop”. </li></ul>
<ul><li>“ Electropark”, 2007 (Victoria Park) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Dorkbot is a fantastic place to meet like-minded folk and talk shop, get introduced to new skills or just get mind...
<ul><li>Since 2006 we have grown in numbers and solidified into an open and welcoming community of curious people </li></ul>
<ul><li>Come along! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.dorkbot.org/dorkbotsyd </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
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Creative Sydney's Come Together - Presentation by Pia Van Gelder

  1. 1. Pia van Gelder DORKBOT-SYD
  2. 2. DID SHE SAY... DORGBOOT? www.dorkbot.org “ people doing strange things with electrcity”
  3. 3. There are 83 Dorkbots around the world!
  4. 4. “ start a dorkbot in your city!/what is dorkbot?”
  5. 5. <ul><li>DORKBOT-SYD started up in 2006 at Lanfranchis Memorial Discoteque. </li></ul><ul><li>It runs regularly every last Tuesday of the month at Serial Space. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The open motto attracts people from all fields </li></ul><ul><li>artists, engineers, scientists, inventors... </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>SIMPLE STRUCTURE = </li></ul><ul><li>(Beer + Kraftwerk + mingling) + (2 or 3 presentations (approx 20 mins each)) + open show & tell </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Dorkbot is a free event. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Presentations are generally about a single project made by one person or a group of people. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Presentations range in style from ppts to physical demonstrations. </li></ul><ul><li>Some examples of projects that have been presented at Dorkbot are... </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Dan Stocks and “The Radar MkII” </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Mari Valonaki from the Australian Center of Field Robotics and their work “Fish-Bird Circle B – Movement B” </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Neil Jenkins and his webbased work “Exquisite Copse” </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Tim Boykett from Times Up, and their work “SPIN” </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>James Nichols & the “DubTable” </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Nick Wishart & “CeLL” </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Stephen Jones and his video synthesizers </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>John Jacobs and his “Paper Circuits” and various circuit bent wonders </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Alex Davies and his work “Dislocation” </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Aras Vaichas and his “WavRuta” </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Wade Marynowsky and his “Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Robot” </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Dorkbot facilitates friendships and creates opportunities for collaboration. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Regular meetings pose as an opportunity for... </li></ul><ul><li>public discussion </li></ul><ul><li>peer review </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Dorkbot is a great place to workshop </li></ul><ul><li>new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>experiments </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Guest Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Excursions </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Workshops </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Electrofringe 2007,2008 “Dorkshop”. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>“ Electropark”, 2007 (Victoria Park) </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Dorkbot is a fantastic place to meet like-minded folk and talk shop, get introduced to new skills or just get mind-boggled. </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Since 2006 we have grown in numbers and solidified into an open and welcoming community of curious people </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Come along! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.dorkbot.org/dorkbotsyd </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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