[spectre] xxxxx_micro_research workshop 5: Phantom Power: The Ghost and the Leech [part2]

m m at 1010.co.uk
Tue Feb 10 13:05:26 CET 2009

A new series of workshops at xxxxx_micro_research [Berlin]; an
independent research centre focusing on the expanded construction and
experience of free software and open hardware.


February 14th 2009: Phantom Power: The Ghost and the Leech [part2] with Martin Kuentz

February 21st 2009: Fritzing [details TBC]

Forthcoming matter: 

supercollider, software radio, hydrogen line, micro-cuisine, kitchen
sink chemistry, Kicad, EEG, fiction generation, thoughtography,
Kirlian photography

... contact if you're interested in leading [un]-related workshops or
applying for a micro-residency.


February 14th 2009 2PM+: Phantom Power: The Ghost and the Leech [part2] with Martin Kuentz

... two communicating devices are involved: a "leech" and a "ghost".

[RFID Workbook]

Phantom power extends Ghost and Leech explorations of alternative
radio constructions, ranging from powerful transmission devices (1W+
FM), which can well extend the range of personal broadcast, through
the psychophone [Franz Seidl] for time/space dislocation, to simple
parasitic gadgets, harvesting power from radio waves [RFID //
Fernsehturm]. Participants will construct a selected device, gaining
knowledge of simple principles and methodologies.

This second workshop proposes an imagination which extends beyond
"free radio", "natural radio"; an inserted ghost question for
polymorphous radio prosumers, Berlin's new Raketenmensch ["live
forever, in a clean, honest, purified Electroworld"].

Participants need not have attended the first workshop.

Workshop fee: 10 euros [all parts and food]

Please email m at 1010.co.uk to reserve a place.






Workshops led by field-expert practitioners extend over realms of code
and embedded code, environmental code, noise, transmission and
reception, and electromysticism. Workshops solely utilise free
software and GNU toolbase.

Practitioners at pickledfeet have included Martin Kuentz
(prd at scrying.org), Julian Oliver (http://selectparks.net/), Derek
Holzer (http://soundtransit.nl), Jeff Mann (http://jeffmann.com),
Martin Howse (http://1010.co.uk), Fredrik Olofsson
(http://www.fredrikolofsson.com/), Florian Cramer
(http://cramer.plaintext.cc:70/), Brendan Howell, jo FRGMNT
grys(http://tob.de.vu/), mikomikona

xxxxx_micro_research, pickledfeet, Linienstrasse 54, Berlin 10119

U2, Rosa-Luxemburg-Pl.
U8, Rosenthaler Pl.

Telephone: 3050187482. 

xxxxx_micro_research is supported by Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Berlin 2009




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