Workshop: Robot House Music Orchestra
His art deals with every day culture, media perception and information processing. He rather creates experiences than objects. Jeron’s works span from the singing and dancing robot Sim Gishel, to compositions for electrified rotten vegetables and audio tour guides in onshore wind farms. Recent exhibitions, events and collaborations include Athens Digital Arts Festival, ZKM Karlsruhe, Ars Electronica Linz, Documenta X, ICA London, etc.
Learn how to create complex soundscapes using basic circuitry to obtain polyphonic as well as low tones with upcycled materials. Bring a fruit or vegetable and an old doll or toy or you may choose from the materials provided. All levels welcome. Materials included.
Participants’ work will be featured in an exhibition at Phoenix Athens Gallery. The first of these will take place in February-March and the second one will take place in between April and May.
Teacher: Karl Jeron
Duration: 2-3 hours
Fee: 15 euros per session
Package rate: 3 sessions for 40 euros.
Location: Makerspace at Phoenix Athens, Sergiou Patriarchou 5
Starting December 14, 2019
Time: Saturdays 15:00 - 18:00 Duration: 3hrs
Workshop: Upcycling furniture
Tutor: Dimitri Yin
Length: 4 sessions per month
The cycle furniture workshop will give participants the chance to create each time a different type of small scale furniture. During these classes participants will learn how to use tools, how to make a 2d plan into a 3d model ready to be used. Basic woodwork, metalwork and design experience will be gained.
Dimitri Yin is a classically trained artist from San Diego, California and has exhibited his work in the United States and Europe. He worked for the San Diego Art Institute and the San Diego Museum of Art. Dimitri worked closely with the research department at The University of the Arts, London where he obtained an MFA in Fine Art in 2017. That same year, Dimitri launched Phoenix Athens Gallery and Residency in Athens in order to provide a creative base for makers, socially engaged practitioners and researchers in Greece.