Proposal for Singapore maker faire – the “Neobombe”

So some of my friends and I (our group has a name – “Art Makes Us“) decided to take part in the Maker Faire in Singapore this year. It will be held a primary school in Tampines sometime early July. Here is our project description: “Neobombe” is a scientific artwork based on the Turing machine […]

The Singapore Mini-Maker Faire 2013

This was the second year of the event held on the last weekend of July. While I was a visitor last year, I became a participant this year with my own maker booth entitled “Hobby Electronic Light Gadgets” where I displayed some of my DIY light gadgets. It was held at the Scape Warehouse. This […]

Singapore mini-maker faire

I totally geeked out at the inaugural Singapore mini-maker faire. The maker movement is defined by wikipedia as “… a contemporary subculture, representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture. Typical interests enjoyed by the maker subculture include engineering-oriented pursuits such as electronics, robotics, 3-D printing, and the use of CNC tools, as well as more traditional activities such as metalworking, woodworking, and traditional arts and crafts. […]

Kinetic rain at Changi airport terminal 1

The making-of video is here. Consisting of 608 raindrops, this kinetic sculpture at Changi airport terminal one has been garnering much public attention and praise. The context and theme being “the dream of flying”, it takes on various shapes such as an aeroplane, moving waves and individual raindrops. I love the aesthetics, design and form of this […]

Adorable Build-It-Yourself CNC Bot Fits in Your Pocket

This amazing open source platform allows you to create your own drawing robot. The technologies used are all familiar to me – Arduino and Processing. The pieces have already been laser cut for you to assemble them yourself. At $70. It is quite a bargain. This is however strictly aimed at geek hobbyists as it […]