20 Jun

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire

This coming weekend, June 25th & 26th, I am excited to be taking part in the premier of Maker Faire in Vancouver.

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is a two-day celebration of making and creating. It’s an all-ages family festival promoting the ethos of DIY on a large scale. I will be on site for the full weekend demonstrating and sharing how to make altered books, and paper cut work.

Due to limitations of space and time at the Faire, I will not be teaching a full workshop but if you bring an old book with you I’d be happy to work one-on-one to demonstrate the techniques I use in creating altered books.

From the Maker Faire web site:
Maker culture grew out of the DIY movement and is based on the principle that ordinary people, given access to knowledge, skills and technology, can and will create extraordinary things. A maker can be any person or group who invents, designs, and/or builds objects or information systems with the goal of learning, teaching, inspiring or improving the state of the world.

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire will take you through an inspiring, energetic and captivating range of exhibits, including workshops, performances, displays, and a speaker series. Some of the features include pyrotechnics, kinetic sculptures, interactive musical installations, and 3d printers that can print themselves. Interaction booths stationed throughout will centre around education: teaching people how to complete a circuit, spin wool, or smoke bacon!

Vancouver Maker Faire
Dates: Saturday June 25th & Sunday June 26th
Hours: 10 am to 5 pm both days
Location: 555 Great Northern Way
Vancouver BC V5T 1E2
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Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance through eventbrite »

© Rachael Ashe