Post Tagged with: "Tasmeem"

Waiting…

Waiting…

on27 June 2014 / in life

  in Boulder  

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Doha comes to Denver!

Doha comes to Denver!

on24 June 2013 / in studio

Meredith and Alex stop by The Gas Station to share with me their ‘hotel rehearsal‘ project for Biennial of The Americas Denver 2013.

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Tasmeem friends

Tasmeem friends

on3 April 2013 / in travel, workshop

Paolo Cardini, physical computing professor at Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar. unknown photographer Some members of my fabulous group! unknown photographer Tasmeem’s fearless leaders Johan Granberg and Thomas Modeen. unknown photographer Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir of Spark Design Space in Iceland. Kristin Bille All of the lab leaders are listed with their workshop description on the Tasmeem Doha 2013 website.

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eTextile Lighthouse

eTextile Lighthouse

on2 April 2013 / in eTextile, workshop

Lolwa Hassan Jamal made an eTextile lighthouse from conductive thread, ATtiny45 and a craft tech pressure sensor of conductive fabric and velostat. AWESOME! view on youtube By pressing on the light house door the user activates the LEDs to flicker. She made this three days after being introduced to an LED and 3V battery. I am so impressed!! I can’t […]

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Last Day at Mathaf

Last Day at Mathaf

on14 March 2013 / in workshop

The last day at Mathaf scattered pencils and friends far and wide. The lab leaders and I were exhausted and ready for a day of rest! A thought of which Kristine and I could only dream of… for Friday was for fittings and the fashion show dress rehersal.

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Tasmeem – Day 5

Tasmeem – Day 5

on14 March 2013 / in workshop

On our last day we sprinted to the finish line completing our projects, setting up the final display wall and cleaning up the library. LED Hat by ____________________   Paper Corset with LEDs by _____   Hisham completed his handweaving with conductive thread and 10mm LEDs.   ______ lent her talented hands for the detail work.   The Ladies created […]

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Tasmeem – Day 4

Tasmeem – Day 4

on13 March 2013 / in workshop

By Day 4 we were all in the creative spirit with our own projects, sharing our new techniques with each other and teaching the interested bystander on how to use conductive thread to make a basic LED circuit.  See one. Do one. Teach one. The M2’s made a glowing pillow!   While Hisham worked on needle felting and integrating Maxbotix’s […]

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Tasmeem – Day 3

Tasmeem – Day 3

on12 March 2013 / in workshop

By Day 3 the eTextile and paper computing participants were well on their way to creating their own projects.  In the morning I introduced the entire group to the ATtiny45 micro-controllers as a ways to activate the LEDs to blink and fade.  While some chose to stick with basic LED circuits with textile or paper embellishments at least half the group […]

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Tasmeem – Day 2

Tasmeem – Day 2

on11 March 2013 / in workshop

On Day 2 the challenge began with making a circuit using 5 LEDs. Participants quickly learned that multiple colors of LEDs compete for power.  Red LEDs dominate all other colors, but occasionally other colors can work together.  To be on the safe side, they began making multiple circuits to separate the colors. Hand sewn and embroidered multi-colored Star overlays by […]

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Tasmeem – Day 1

Tasmeem – Day 1

on10 March 2013 / in workshop

The first day we were together in the library space at Mathaf we created basic LED circuits using Bare Conductive Paint, copper tape and conductive thread. Basic LED Circuit   Thru this simple exercise everyone learned that copper tape is a fast, easy and forgiving electrical conduit. That conductive paint is fun and organic but takes time to dry before […]

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Intuition

Intuition

on8 March 2013 / in travel

I believe in my intuition. I follow it. It saves me time and time again. Today I was at someone’s house and snapped this pic of the pavers. Days later, in the dark of night,  I needed this pic to find where I would be living. Right time. Right place. Always.   More great sewer covers…     The Pearl […]

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These Boots – Doha

These Boots – Doha

on7 March 2013 / in boots, travel

Went walking to the sewing supply store in Doha. And then made a midnight trip to the airport to collect my lost luggage. On the return trip the driver made his own sight seeing tour. It was pretty, but strange timing to be out. I smiled and made the best of it to snap some pics of the West Bay.

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These Boots – Bahrain

These Boots – Bahrain

on6 March 2013 / in boots, travel

I wasn’t allowed to disembark in Bahrain, however I could stand inside the airplane door and breath in the fresh moist night air.  A welcome treat after being inside airplanes for 20 hours.

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Its Dangerous Business

Its Dangerous Business

on5 March 2013 / in travel

going out your front door. On my way to Doha, Qatar for Tasmeem 2013.

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A Custom Print for the Tasmeem Workshop

A Custom Print for the Tasmeem Workshop

on28 January 2013 / in eTextile

Supplies: battery holder, 3V CR2032 battery, conductive thread, LED Test and Sew. Sew and Test. GLOW!

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