The Fabricademy, Textile Academy Bootcamp is an in-depth intensive 5 days course meant for creatives, designers, both teachers and students and digital fabrication experts.
It is an immersive experience during which the participants explore new possibilities and alternatives to the current textile and clothing manufacturing systems, guided by technologists, textile and fashion designers, computational experts and other specialists in the fields from all over the world. It is the best introduction to the program for the ones that are interested in textile technology innovation.
A: Students and Professionals, Textile and Fashion designers, makers, artists, digital fabrication experts and curious minds.
Q: What will I learn?
A: You will learn how to lasercut seamless garments, biofabricating colors and materials, crafting soft sensors to embed in textiles, soft robotics, leather molding techniques, 3D printing on fabrics, experimenting new processes and several digital fabrication technologies.
Q: How can I apply?
A: Click on Buy Ticket button and proceed to the payment. For any questions or concerns fill in the form below.
Q: All the materials are included?
A: Yes, the fee includes all the materials and the use of all lab equipment. You can bring additional materials if you want to experiment with.
Q: Will I get any certificate?
A: Yes, we will provide you with the Fabricademy Certificate of Attendance.
Q: What should I bring with me?
A: Participants should bring their own laptop. In case you don't have one, please inform us in advance. Materials for experimentation and a notebook are also recommended.
Q: What is the 1 day pass?
A: The 1-day pass is for the ones that wish to attend only 1 full day of the bootcamp. You can also sign up for 2 days by purchasing 2 passes.
Q: Are there any events open and free to the public?
A: Yes, the Round Table on Thursday at 19 and the Open exhibition on Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00.
Q: Does the Bootcamp prepare me for the Fabricademy course?
A: Yes, the Bootcamp is the best way to get introduced to the fabricademy content and get prepared for the full program starting in September.
Q: Should I book by myself an accomodation in Geneva?
A: Yes, Please book your hotel in advance. You will find the Hotel suggestion in locations section. You can book a private or a shared room.
Q: Do I have to know something before coming?
A: Basic knowledge of 3D modeling and digital fabrication will make your experience more interesting.
Q: Can you issue an invoice for my company?
A: Yes. Make sure to provide all the necessary information including company name, address, tax id, at the moment you register.
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