Events

Kick Off:

HoFaLab was officially launched on 26.01.2019 in the Honigfabrik.

Thank you to all the people that joined the Kick Off and the Party afterwards!

We will have a special report with more details and pictures soon 🙂

Poster and impressions from the Kick Off

Workshops:

We are organising workshops spread over a period of 12 months that can be divided in 2 Steps.

During Step 1 (from February 2019 to June 2019), the following topics will be covered:

  • Introduction to “Processing” Programming
  • Introduction to 3D Modeling / 3D Printing
  • Introduction to music instrument building

During Step 2 (from August 2019 to December 2019), the following topics will be covered:

  • Introduction to Virtual Reality with Google Cardboard
  • Introduction to Arduino
  • Introduction to Raspberry Pi
Sessions are held on Saturdays or Sundays. Please check out the calendar below for the exact dates of the specific workshops.

The Workshops take place on the FSG Houseboat, next to the Schute on the Veringkanal.

As a cooperation partner, HoFaLab is supported by the FSG (Freie Schule für Gestaltung), which is kindly offering space for the Workshops

Location of the Schute and the FSG Houseboat​

Step 1: Workshop Introduction to “Processing” Programming:

Participation is free (donation based). However, participants are asked to bring their own laptops (any OS supported) where Open Source softwares will be installed.

Workshops are open for everyone but limited to 10-15 participants. So if you want to participate, please contact us per email for registration. 

Below are examples of artwork using “Processing” Programming.

Irregularsymmetry By Aaron Keenan

Inconvergent By Anders Hoff

Actelion Imagery By Sergio Berkenbrock

Step 1:  Workshop Introduction to  3D Modeling / 3D Printing:

Participation is free (donation based). However, participants are asked to bring their own laptops (any OS supported) where Open Source softwares will be installed.

Workshops are open for everyone but limited to 10-15 participants. So if you want to participate, please contact us per email for registration. 

Example of 3D Modeling and 3D Printing

Step 1: Workshop Introduction to music instrument building:

Participation is free (donation based). However, participants are asked to bring their own laptops (any OS supported) where Open Source softwares will be installed. Additionally participants are asked to pay 10€ for the basic sensors and components.

Workshops are open for everyone but limited to 10-15 participants. So if you want to participate, please contact us per email for registration. 

Example of Piezo materials

Step 2: Workshop Introduction to Virtual Reality with Google Cardboard:

Participation is free (donation based). However, participants are asked to bring their own laptops (any OS supported) where Open Source softwares will be installed. Additionally participants are asked to pay 10€ for their Google Cardboard Kit.

Workshops are open for everyone but limited to 10-15 participants. So if you want to participate, please contact us per email for registration. 

Step 2: Workshop Introduction to Arduino:

Participation is free (donation based). However, participants are asked to bring their own laptops (any OS supported) where Open Source softwares will be installed. Additionally participants are asked to pay 50€ for their Arduino Starter Kit.

Workshops are open for everyone but limited to 10-15 participants. So if you want to participate, please contact us per email for registration. 

Step 2: Workshop Introduction to Raspberry Pi:

Participation is free (donation based). However, participants are asked to bring their own laptops (any OS supported) where Open Source softwares will be installed. Additionally participants are asked to pay 80€ for their Raspberry Pi Starter Kit.

Workshops are open for everyone but limited to 10-15 participants. So if you want to participate, please contact us per email for registration. 

Guest Lectures:

We are planning to have monthly guest lectures open for everyone with topics related to Art & Technology.

The lectures will be given by members of the Creative Technologies Meetup HH. (a group of artists from Hamburg interested in digital art)

These events will be announced at a later date. Please have a look at the calendar below for exact dates.

 

Creative Evenings:​

Additionally to the different workshops on Saturdays, a weekly event is planned in order for everyone to meet and exchange about their progress they have made through the workshops. This regular meeting will be held on Thursday evenings.

Exhibition:

At the end of Step 1 (June 2019) and Step 2 (December 2019), exhibitions will be organised in order to expose the result of the Workshops. Theses events will free and open to all. So feel free to come with family and friends!

Participants will be able to explain the new skills that have developed and artwork they have produced. Future projects and concepts will be presented as well.

These events will be announced at a later date. Please have a look at the calendar below for exact dates.

Typical Lab layout (from IAAC together with Fab Lab Barcelona)

Calendar:

All dates for events will be announced in the calendar below. So please check regularly for new updates!