The Machine meets The Future in the Making

September 19, 14.30 pm, MAD-faculty Genk

On Wednesday, 19th September 2012, The Machine has an encounter with Joseph Grima, editor in chief of Domus magazine. During Milan Design Week he presented the exhibition “The Future in the Making” that points out how designers make their own tools, systems and materials.

On the occasion of the lecture Jan Boelen, the curator of The Machine, and Joseph Grima hosts a series of guests at the MAD-faculty in Genk. Jesse Howard will talk about his collaboration on the OpenStructures idea, Dik Scheepers and Luc Damen will present how they made a spot welder out of a microwave, designer Agata Niemkiewicz will refer on her experience of crowd sourcing, Israeli designer Itay Ohaly on the idea of a self-made assembly line. Finally Danny Leen and Katrien Dreessen (FabLab Genk) will speak about their experience of the Hack A Thing workshop they initiated in context of The Machine.

Kick-off is with a free guided tour at 1pm by Jan Boelen. The lecture starts at 2.30 pm. Register at info@the-machine.be. Places are limited. Make sure to be there on time.