18 & 19 January 2014 diy days diy days is a well renowned and participatory lab organized to support local and global creators, give info on latest trends and to design the future together through human centered methods like storytelling and game mechanics. The event has been around since 2007, when storyteller Lance Weiler started it in New York. In 2014 diy days will be held in 12 cities around the world, with Future cities as an overarching theme for the year. Think TED + Maker Faire + Purposeful Storytelling = diy days In Gothenburg 2014, we work around the theme Future city - Sustainable and Playful Design with a Focus on Water. Location is Gothenburg Film Studios with some workshops in Collaboratory, at Lindholmen.
We have activities involving games, maker spaces, new business models and currencies, education, ICT, storytelling, transmedia, digitalization, architecture, high-tech fashion, water-related artwork and innovations, crafts , technological and social innovation, and more. Best of all is that we offer you the opportunity to show, test and develop your own projects. We sponsor you with a large studio filled with tables where you can exhibit works or build new ones , it becomes a maker and hacker space, game hall and exhibition area, a social sandbox, which also provides global exposure, as we live stream, film and publish articles.
Apply for a spot by sending a description of what you want to do to email@example.com We also have a project / business competition where the winner will get to present on stage and get feedback from local and national experts in game design, film, transmedia , entrepreneurship, innovation, etc, and compete for support in 2014 and to present and test the results in the following diy days in 2015. Projects that are open to cooperation can also be integrated in workshops during the days in order to be develop together with other participants. Compete by sending a project description and info on what you need most support with to firstname.lastname@example.org
To be accessible to all people, the event is free to participate in and we work hard to be able to have it that way. It costs no money to attend but you must register in order to get a ticket, at www.gothenburg.diydays.com and payment is made in terms of commitment and knowledge sharing, please do not occupy tickets if you do not intend to participate. 20 to 26 January Collaboratory Hackathon Right after diy days, results, prototypes and a couple of projects are taken into a hackathon in Collaboratory to be developed and implemented. Starting in the beginning of the week with mentoring game artists and a workshop on business models where we work digitally with a global network to gather an archive of new business models. Activities and projects are designed depending on what you want to do and what projects are applying for diy days or being started there, please contact Jasmine if you want to curate an activity or have questions email@example.com The Hackathon will be held in the maker space Collaboratory across from the Gothenburg Film Studios, Polstjärnegatan 14. It is ok to sleep over (bring what you need) and showers are available nearby. Email Jasmine if you want to stay there.
Date: 2014-01-17 23:00:00 - 2014-01-26 23:00:00, Europe/Stockholm Time.