Fabricademy Bootcamp 2019

ICELAND

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Program
An amazing week full of Workshops + Guided tours + Social events
Select a day
09:00-09:30
Transport to Alafoss
social
09:30-11:00
Visit to icelandic Wool Factory
visit
11:00-16:00
Transport to Blönduós
social
16:00-17:00
Workshop at Icelandic Textile Center
workshop
17:00-18:00
Transport to Hostel
social
20:00-21:00
Thermal Baths
social
09:30-11:00
Visit to Atlantic Leather
visit
11:00-12:00
Fabricademy Presentation at Fab lab Sauðárkrókur
lecture
13:00-16:00
Hands On: 3D Leather Molding Techniques
workshop
16:00-21:00
Transport to Reykjavìk
social
09:30-11:00
Silkworms
lecture
11:00-12:00
Hands On: Silk Processing
workshop
13:00-14:00
Biochromes and Biomaterials
lecture
14:00-18:00
Hands On: Biochromes and Biomaterials
workshop
19:00-20:00
Project session
workshop
09:30-11:00
Open Source Circular Fashion
lecture
11:00-12:00
Hands On: Laser cutting
workshop
13:00-18:00
Hands On: Open Source Hardware Making New Tools and Processes
workshop
19:00-20:00
Project session
workshop
09:30-11:00
E-textiles Introduction
lecture
11:00-12:00
Hands On: Crafting Soft Sensors
workshop
13:00-18:00
Hands On: Making Sense of Sensors
workshop
19:00-20:00
Project Presentation and Closure
social
Hands-on activities
Many workshops and tutorials to master digital and bio fabrication

3D Leather Molding Techniques

Exploring leather forming techniques using digitally made molds and different materials.

Silkworms

Learning more about the silk cultivation process experimenting with silkworms.

Silk Processing

Discover the process behind silk production, from silkworms breeding to yarn extraction.

Biochromes

Learn how to biofabricate colours and dye textiles with natural pigments and bacteria.

Biomaterials

Biofabricate materials exploring local DIY recipes, creating your swatch library.

Laser cutting

Learn how to design and laser cut seamless garments using different materials and techniques.

Open Source Hardware

Hack and fabricate open source textile machinery with digital fabrication technologies and DIY electronics.

Crafting Soft Sensors

Learn how to design and fabricate soft circuits and sensors, experimenting with conductive materials, threads, and electronics.

Making sense of sensors

Create interactive garments and wearables learning how to control, program and embed soft circuits in your designs.

Past editions

Something about the past editions

Locations

Alafoss
Wool Factory

Established in 1896, it marked the true beginning of Iceland's wool industry. Explore the history behind Álafoss waterfall, between old knitting machinery from the early days.

Icelandic
Textile Center

Center promoting Icelandic and international textiles, collaborating on research projects and encouraging education/innovation in the field of textiles, art and design.

Atlantic Leather
Factory

Icelandic tannery leading in manufacturing exotic leather from fishskin, produced from four different species of fish, each with its own unique characteristics.

Fab Lab
Sauðárkrókur

Located in the north of the country, Fab Lab Sauðárkrókur Innovation Center is part of Fab Lab Iceland and the Fab Lab network. Main place for activities on Tuesday 14.

Tækniskólinn
Technical College

Tækniskólinn Technical College is the largest vocational school in Iceland, located in Reykjavìk. Main place for Hands-on activities from Wednesday 15 to Friday 17.

Accomodation
Hotel Mikligardur

14/5 ONLY - Fee includes the accomodation for Tuesday night in Sauðárkrókur, at Hotel Mikligardur. Participants should cover the accomodation from 12-13 and from 13-17 in Reykjavik.

Reykir-Grettislaug Thermal Baths

Natural thermal Baths surrounded by nature, located in Sauðárkrókur.
We will spend some relaxing time together on Monday night.
Team
Anastasia Pistofidou

Fabricademy Co-Founder

Cecilia Raspanti

Fabricademy Co-Founder

Fiore Basile

Fabricademy Co-Founder

Claudia Simonelli

Fabricademy Staff

Frosti Gislason

Fab Lab Iceland

Ingi Freyr Guðjónsson

Invited Designer

Signý Gunnarsdóttir

Sepcial Guest

Pricing

3 Days Pass
500
MAY 15-16-17
Hands-on activities with experts
Visits not included
Fabricademy Bootcamp Certificate
Professionals
800
MAY 13-17
Hands-on activities with experts
1 night Accomodation
in Sauðárkrókur
Bus transfer round-trip
Reykjavik-Sauðárkrókur
Visit and workshop
at Icelandic factories
Fabricademy Bootcamp Certificate
Students
600
MAY 13-17
Hands-on activities with experts
1 night Accomodation
in Sauðárkrókur
Bus transfer round-trip
Reykjavik-Sauðárkrókur
Visit and workshop
at Icelandic factories
Fabricademy Bootcamp Certificate

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is it for?
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, working with silkworms, natural fibers and fish leather experimenting between old processes and digital fabrication technologies.
Q: How can I apply?
A: Click on Buy Ticket button and apply directly on the Fikket page. 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 a 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, notebook and swimming suit are also recommended.
Q: What is the 3 days pass?
A: The 3 day pass is only for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Hands On activities and lectures that happen at Tækniskólinn. Participants will not attend the visits and workshops scheduled on Monday and Tuesday.
Q: Do you provide any additaional information?
A: Absolutely. Registered participants will get access to Bootcamp 2019 Handbook containing all the information, tips and suggestions for your journey.
Q: Does the Bootcamp prepare me for the Fabricademy course?
A: Since we will cover many of the topics taught by Fabricademy, the Bootcamp is a useful pre-course for the longer one.
Q: Should I book by myself an accomodation in Reykjavik?
A: Yes, Please book your hotel in advance. You will find Hotel suggestions in the Bootcamp Handbook once you have registered.
Q: Do I have to know something before coming?
A: Basic knowledge in the field of textiles 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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