bloc    August 19, 2013

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We have extended our Call for Makers to join us at Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire on Saturday 28th September 2013 from 10am-4pm at The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT). Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire has been devised to inspire and attract the best makers, producers and creative technologists from across Wales and beyond and to capitalise [...]

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bloc    August 2, 2013

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Inventorium present a ‘A workshop for rural Wales’ in association with bloc as part of Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire. Re-Inventing Rural Service Delivery Plas Machynlleth, Machynlleth, Friday 27th September: 10:30 to 16:00 To book a place visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7681763361?ref=ebtn Deliver more? Deliver smarter? Deliver with less money? Create new enterprise? There has never been more pressure [...]

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bloc    July 15, 2013

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Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers is now open. Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire will be held at The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) on Saturday 28th September 2013 from 10am-4pm and is presented by bloc. Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire has been devised to inspire and attract the best makers, producers and creative technologists from [...]

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bloc is thrilled to announce that the Mini Maker Faire is coming to the heart of rural Wales. Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire, the only Maker Faire in Wales, will be held at The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) on Saturday 28th September 2013 from 10am-4pm and is presented by bloc. Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire has [...]

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bloc    June 3, 2013

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bloc has been working hard to develop new projects and partnerships for 2013 and beyond. We hope to be able to announce new projects very soon. In the meantime, please follow us @blocuk and/or on facebook at bloc: Creative Technology Wales

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bloc    November 19, 2012

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Northern bloc discussion Friday 14th December, 1‐3pm Room B108, Main Building, Glyndŵr University, Wrexham Campus, LL11 2AW Commissioned artists Louise Christie, Wendy Leah Dawson, Peter Hathaway and Simon Proffitt and specialist in the field Dr Justin Marshall present their findings at the culmination of 3 months of working collaboratively online and on the 3D workshop [...]

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Alongside the development of the commissioned artists’ collaborative work on digital crafts, Northern bloc has held workshops for artists on how to use 3D production facilities. Northern bloc has also been working with View Holographics in an exciting project which will see Swiss artist Raphael Hefti create a holographic based artwork in 2013.

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Nick    October 11, 2012

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  Glyndŵr University, in association with northern bloc and North Wales Open Studios Network are offering a series of Digital Craft workshops. Participants will learn how to use the innovative production facilities at Glyndŵr University’s 3D workshop.   Introductory Day       Wednesday 24th October 13:00-17:00 Overview of equipment including demonstrations on how to use 3D [...]

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Nick    September 21, 2012

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The Digital Craft Introductory day took place last Friday at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham with the 4 makers who have been appointed for the project. They got an online presentation from Justin Marshall, Associate Professor of Digital Crafts at Falmouth University and then were shown around the equipment of the 3D workshop at Glyndŵr University [...]

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Nick    July 31, 2012

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Artist’s Brief: Digital Craft Commission bloc in partnership with Glyndwr University and the Arts Council of Wales is seeking four makers to design and create a new craft work using collaborative online tools and innovative 3D production facilities. About bloc bloc is a Wales-based organisation and international hub of creators, producers, makers and thinkers supporting creative uses of [...]

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