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SG Geek Girls Maker Series: "Revival of Mechanical Arts in the Maker movement"

Of Fab Labs, Open Science and Traditional Crafts and Arts.
Description

Welcome to the first Singapore Geek Girls event of 2015!

The Maker series highlights women in the technology who are passionate about building and sharing their work.


We kick off the year by inviting Denisa Kera, Assistant Prof at NUS, who is an integral part of the Maker Movement in Asia to talk about her personal journey through various DIY, maker and hacker communities around the world, which transformed her from a philosopher to designer.

Join her in the first SG Geek Girls Makers Series to discuss projects in open science, traditional crafts and art.


EVENT DETAILS:

Mon Mar 2, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM SGT

Level 2, National Design Centre

7PM - REGISTRATION

720PM - Revival of Mechanical Arts in the Maker movement by Denisa Kera

745PM - Q&A

8PM - 9PM - Chill out and go for dinner nearby!


About DENISA KERA

Denisa Kera is Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore where she is also a fellow of the Asia Research Institute (STS cluster) and Tembusu college.

Her present research brings together history of science, philosophy and design, and combines issues and methodologies from Science Technology Society (STS) studies and interactive media design. She is trying to create design probes and tools for deliberation and public participation in science. She follows and supports science community labs and alternative R&D places (Hackerspaces, FabLabs) across the world with a special focus on DIYbio movements, consumer genomics and various citizen science projects.

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Mon Mar 2, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM SGT
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111 Middle Road, 188969 Singapore
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5 mins walk from Bugis MRT
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Singapore Geek Girls
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