27 June / 9am - 5pm / Liverpool Central Library / FREE, drop-in
Liverpool MakeFest is a free family friendly festival for all ages celebrating all things ‘makey’ in the North-West, showcasing things people have made, projects people are working on, inventions, gadgets and hands-on activities including, coding, hacking workshops and demonstrations.
Artists Rachel Rayns, Aram Bartholl and FACT Technologists in Residence Radamas Ajna and Mark Wright will be showcasing their work at Makefest this year.
Part of the Build Your Own exhibition, artist Rachel Rayns will be showing her new Dots Board project a MakeFest. The Dots Board is an experiment in playing with circuits without wires or soldering. Using electric paint to create circuits, it’s a great way for young (and forever-young) people to play with circuit boards in exciting new ways.
Berlin based artist Aram Bartholl, part of FACT’s Human Futures residency programme will present his Kill Your Phone workshop. Participants are invited to make their own signal blocking phone pouch. Protect your privacy, discuss surveillance and learn how to sew.
Mark Wright and Radamas Ajna, two of FACTs Technologists in Residence will also join the festivities to speak to visitors about new FACT initiative FACTLab. Part of the Build Your Own exhibition, FACTLab is a residency and workshop space created to reveal some of the creative and practical processes behind the work that FACT does.
Please note: this event takes place at Liverpool Central Library, not at FACT
With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union
This event is no longer running.