Hamiltonian Hackathon
Hamiltonian Gallery

Sat, 12/15/2012 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

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Hamiltonian Hackathon

Where  |Hamiltonian Gallery
1353 U St. NW
Washington, DC

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Join the Hamiltonian Gallery Saturday December 15th, at 1:00pm at the crossroads of art and technology. Hosted by Billy Friebele, Hamiltonian Hackathon will be a daylong event in which guest collaborators Jonathan Monaghan, Alberto Gaitan and Nathan Wallace lead discussions and interactive workshops on 3D printing, 3D scanning and open-source computing. RSVP required.


Billy Friebele
Hamiltonian Fellow Billy Friebele will demonstrate his latest work Current Recorder, a motion controlled kinetic sculpture installed in the gallery and speak about how technology is an integral component of his interest in mapping space.

Guest Collaborators

Jonathan Monaghan
Hamiltonian Fellowship Alumnus Jonathan Monaghan will be discussing his time at Makerbot Industries as well as his recent work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Met 3-D. Jonathan will lead a workshop on 123D Catch and 3D printing.

Alberto Gaitán
Alberto Gaitán has been a working in DC since 1980 as a multi-media artist, helping to start the first DC hackerspace HacDC as well as being a founding member and current Co-Overlord of Dorkbot DC. Alberto will speak about his approach to art making and how technology has provided a conduit for working collaboratively on inter-disciplinary projects. He will have a few demos of existing tools available to artists interested in incorporating physical computing into their work.

Nathan Wallace
Artist Nathan Wallace will show and tell a CNC wall plotter, speaking about how technology has impacted his own art practice moving him towards a more collaborative creative process.

We ask that all attendees rsvp at prior to Saturday December 15th.


1:00pm - Artist Introductions (10-20 minutes each)

2:00pm – Current Recorder Demo/Arduino/Raspberrypi etc.

3:00pm - 123D Catch Demo

4:00pm - 3D Printing Demo

5:00pm - Wall Plotter Demo

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