Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Cedar Rapids Eco Arts Festival 2011

Photo by BG
Roth Mobot was invited to conduct one of their circuit bending workshops in Cedar Rapids for the annual Eco Arts Festival.

The festival centers around the theme of reclaiming and re-using materials that would otherwise end up in a landfill somewhere. We represented the "electronics" contingency.

We arrived at the Cherry Building (a warehouse-sized space undergoing a creative renaissance) and were guided by our hosts to a room full of electronic toys donated by Stuff Etc. - an excellent local resale shop.

After five hours we had taught a bunch of adults and children how to "bend" toys, and were interviewed by the local news station.

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