A2RT Grow Your Own Media Lab
25th Nov 20th Dec - Mon to Sat - 10:30 to 6:30
Creating a Media Lab from Recycled computers
& the 100% free & legal operating system GNU/
Linux. This Lowtech Media Lab will be available
for all to use just drop in or book yourself onto
one of our workshops! Book through Vivid
phoning 0121 233 4061 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find Vivid at :
Unit 311f The Big Peg, 120 Vyse Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham. B18 6ND
Here's a map
Morphing Workshop (Web Animation)
Wed 4th Dec 11am 1pm
Learn how to dynamically distort images so that
one changes into another web animation using
free software available on the internet.
Wed 4th Dec 2pm 4pm
Make virtual changes to your built environment
let the powers that be know what you think of
them using cheap digicams & free software.
All workshops on Wed 4th Dec will be lead by
James Wallbank founder of Sheffields Redundant
Sat 7th Dec 12pm 4pm (Incl. break)
Women teaching women about computer hardware &
free software. An Introduction to the Genderchangers
project & a hardware workshop (female only event)
London Genderchangers is a project to create technology resources for women along the lines of the Amsterdam
Why a computer hardware course?
Women work a lot with computers but mostly with the software. They generally know very little about what is under the hood of this piece of
equipment. Hardware is a mystery, a barrier and a lot of fun. Education and Playing is a way to get to know how stuff works. Knowing how it works,
being able to interact with it gives one a sense of control and independence.
Introduction to GNU/Linux
Sat 14th Dec 11am 1pm
Learn about the free & 100% legal alternative
to Windows. Installations can include software to
surf the web, create/edit Word documents, listen
to MP3s, watch video/DVDs and much more
Grow your own Community Website
Part 1: Sat 14th Dec 2pm 4pm
Part 2: Wed 18th Dec 7:30pm 9:30pm
Create a dynamic, database driven, community web
site using free software available on the Internet.
Multiple users can create, edit and update content
using just a web browser. No HTML required!