DIY Instrument Making & Hacking
Onassis Cultural Centre
107 Syngrou Avenue, Neos Kosmos, 11745

DIY Instrument Making & Hacking

Music

How do you feel about DIY instruments, sensors, and controllers? This is a workshop open to musicians and aspiring hackers of all skill levels and disciplines, utilizing technology or not.

11 January, 2019 to 13 January, 2019
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How do you feel about DIY instruments, sensors, and controllers? This is a workshop open to musicians and aspiring hackers of all skill levels and disciplines, utilizing technology or not.

Onassis Stegi invites artists, musicians, sound engineers, designers and programmers in a three-day hackathon to collaboratively create new instruments and sounds, and explore new ways to make music.

Selected participants will have the opportunity to build new instruments and create their own compositions, and new ways to make music, noise, & sound. The outcome of the workshop will be presented to the public on the last day through an open performance by the participants.

PROGRAMME
Friday 11 January
18.00-21.00 | Welcome and short presentations by the mentors

Saturday 12 January
10.00-22.00 | Making & Hacking with the mentors

Sunday 13 January
10.00-17.00 | Making, Hacking, Composing 
17.00-19.00 | Open performance

The workshop will be held in English; full attendance is required for all three days

THE CHALLENGES
How can an electronic system be used as an interface of experimental enquiry?
Can you create an expressive interface for playing electronic music?
What is the importance of networks (humans) and decentralised knowledge in relation to technology?

CREDITS
Mentors: Enrico Bertelli (UK), Alexandros Drymonitis (GR), Tina Dolinšek (SL), John Richards (UK, De Montfort University), Max Wainwright (Sweden) and Tara Pattenden (UK, in partnership with Music Hackspace).
Organized by: Heracles Papatheodorou, Dora Vougiouka

The event is part of the Interfaces project co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

Apply now and until 20 December 2018, 12:00
The number of participants is limited and final participants will be selected based on their motivation.
Applicants will be notified about their participation by 5 January 2019.
 
The participation fee (20 €) will be paid after the confirmation of participation and contributes to the cost of materials for the instruments that the participants will create.

Selected participants will receive more detailed instructions in early January.

Venue: 
Exhibition Hall
Hours: 
10:00-21:00
Tickets: 
Participation cost: 20 € (will be paid after the confirmation of participation)
Special remarks: 
Parking
Wheelchair accessible
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