Digital Fabrication

Topic of this year digital Fabrication class: Feminism manifestos (in HCI…)

Link to projects made in the Fablab: Digiscope projects

TEDx of Neil Gershenfeld, professeur at MIT and inventor of Fablabs: TEDx Gershenfeld

Documentation:

This course requires students to make digitally fabricated objects and document what they are making.

Weekly carefull documentation must be added in the Fablab website.

End project: 

Your weekly project should be elements that you combine to make a larger project.

Readings: 

Inspiration: 

Pink and Blue by Hollie McNish

gynepunk

Planning of the classes: 

  • Class 1 (Sarah Fdili Alaoui): Laser Cutting

Example of documented project on the laser cutter: Laser cutting a circuit board

  • Class 2 (Sarah Fdili Alaoui): 3D printing
  • Class 3 (Sarah Fdili Alaoui): 3D printing – Bis
  • Class 4 (Michael Wessely): Circuits + Arduino – Introduction

Arduino Introduction – By Michael Wessely

  • Class 5 (Michael Wessely): Circuits + Arduino – Hands on
  • Class 6 (Stacy Hsueh): Shape changing objects / Materials
  • Class 7 (Stacy Hsueh): Shape changing objects / Materials – Bis

 

Evaluation:

Students will be graded on the quality of the work and the documentation they make for their projects, and also on their general participation in the activity of the class.

  • weekly projet and documentations                        — 35%
  • Final projet and documentation                              — 40%
  • General Participation                                                 — 25%