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Urban Farming gets under STEAM

25/06/15

Coding, solar power and...fish? School pupils recently got stuck in to an aquaponics workshop in FACTLab with Dan from Farm Urban.  Hello, I'm Dan. I'm no farmer by any stretch of the imagination but …
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FACTLab Hack Nights: When Computing Meets Art

24/06/15

FACT Gallery Volunteer and all-round tech enthusiast Alberto Alazar gets to grips with Processing in FACTLab's Hack Nights. The current exhibition Build your Own: Tools For Sharing has brought lots of…
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FACT"s Young Blogger on Mr Holmes

23/06/15

In his second review, FACT's young blogger, Oscar (aged 14), tells us what he thought about Ian McKellan's turn as the iconic sleuth in Mr Holmes. "It is to be my final case".   Sherlock Holmes, the…
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MakeFest Preview: Aram Bartholl's KillYourPhone

23/06/15

As part of Liverpool's first ever MakeFest, a convention for tech-inclined makers, artist Aram Bartholl will be running KILLYOURPHONE drop-in workshops alongisde the FACTLab team. This Saturday, Aram …
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Tagging Communities with the Digital History Group

23/06/15

Andy Crombie, Hugh Grahame, Paul McDermot and Jeff Daniels, all members of the Digital History strand of our Tagging Communities project, share their notes, thoughts and poems inspired by their work i…
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I Built My Own... Man-Powered Speed Bike!

23/06/15

For the next in our "I Built My Own" series, we talk to Bill Wilkinson, the Lead Framework and Graphic Designer of the ULV Team who is currently engineering the ARION1 Speed Bike with a team at The Un…
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Uncovering Libidinal Circuits: Scenes of Urban Innovation

22/06/15

From 8-10 July Libidinal Circuits: Scenes of Urban Innovation comes to Liverpool. Part art installation, part academic conference, this three-day event is co-hosted at FACT and the University of Liver…
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What do FACTLab, STEAM and Goldfish have in Common?

22/06/15

STEM refers to education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths. We’ve added Art to the mix to bring you STEAM! This summer, bio-scientists at Farm Urban are collaborating with us to deliver S…
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I Built My Own... Instrument!

15/06/15

Steve Symons from Manchester-based maker collective Owl Project is next up in our series, spilling the beans about iLog and the other tech-inspired instruments they create. Look out for the Make Your …
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FACT's Young Blogger talks Jurassic World

15/06/15

Oscar (14) is our new Young Blogger, sharing his thoughts on the latest releases at FACT. This week, Jurassic World.  “Remember if anything tries to catch you….Run!!”   That was my favourite line fr…
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