ShrimpCraft: Floating Digital Art Workshop at Tib Lock (Lock 89)

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Floating Digital Artwork, made using plastic bottles and a Shrimp computing kit.

This workshop shows you how to create floating digital artworks that sense the temperature of the water and display it using flashing lights.

Work with artist Ross Dalziel to build a mini computer by connecting simple electronic parts, program it to sense water temperature and flash different coloured lights, then build a raft and release it onto the canal.

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LED lights showing water temperature.

The workshop takes just over an hour and is recommended for people ages 14 and over. Young people under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

The workshops take place at Tib Lock (Lock 89) on Sunday the 11th of September,

Workshop 1 – 11.30am – 1.30pm

Workshop 2 – 14.00am – 4.30pm

To book a free place on this workshop go to the EventBrite page.

Ross Dalziel is an artist who sets up activity, events & makes systems to explore how knowledge is produced and shared. Ross has spent years exploring how to make digital art on the water, making artworks that find creative ways to sense and display water movement and temperature and running international exchanges between artists and makers based at port cities.

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