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Miss Baltazar's Lab workshops in Christiania – Copenhagen April 2013 – only women and trans


In a three-day workshop we will hack hardware, make noise and produce stencils with open-source software. We will ask a lot of “dumb” questions and also develop technology together to accomplish an artistic project. No expert is required for participants. We want to share our knowledge and equipment and use the opensource tools of technology to express ouservelves in a new way. Mz Baltazar’s Laboratory offers to women and trans the opportunity to acquire skills in electronics and programing to realize interactive projects. The workshops will be held on Fridays at 15h in Maelkeboetten/ Christiania.

Please sign in or ask questions in on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/536755569708933/

Price per workshop: material costs

Artists & Workshops

Maria Hera “Ma soer cent têtes” Stencil workshop

12.04.2013 at 15h


Ma soeur cent têtes is a gender-feminist street-art project. Maria Hera collected biographies of women who did interesting things in the past/future, made stencils out of their portraits and sprayed it in public space. Every stencil is basically provided with a bar- or QR-code witch leads to the wiki- or website of the shown woman.

The workshop is structured in the following way: depending to possibilities a viewing of the stencils on location or online is intended. Hereby the intention and concept are presented. In the second part the participants can learn the technic, according to individual interests, by creating self-chosen females or by cutting all ready existing stencils and spray them. The workshop empowers the participants to realize individual ideas or participate as a multiplicator in the process of publishing the women heroes.

Patrícia J. Reis – Electronics & Arduino Introduction Workshop

19.04.2013 at 15h


This workshop aims to introduce the basics of electronics, focusing on what is essential for exploiting the open source Arduino platform and therefore to build things using different kinds of in and out-puts. We propose a relaxed approach and we aim to provide a pleasant environment for exploring, playing with the tools and above all having fun!

Christine Schörkhuber – The beauty of distorsion visual generation without laptop

26.04.2013 at 15h


This workshop provides features to create visuals without the use of a laptop. In a playful way the powerful technical “magic box” is demystified and hacked.

Electric disturbance signals generated by Audio Signals are used to create abstract video landscapes. To open up cables and learn how to modify the signals is a first insight into the operating mode of signal transmission and basic electronics.

“Beauty of distorsion” is a glitch art project on the intersection of Video Art, Sound Art and Literature.


With thanks to our Founding Partners: Statens Kunstrad Danish Arts Council & Osterreichische Botschaft in Copenhagen who have made this workshop series possible.


Bildschirmfoto 2013-03-27 um 23.38.04Logo Botschaft


HANDS ON STATION : : : 15.3.2012 : : 19h


“Die Öffnung neuer Räume im Internet”
“opening up spaces for arts & the public through the internet”

+++ DATUM:    Donnerstag, den 15. März 2012
um 19.00 Uhr

+++ ORT:      Kunstraum Niederoesterreich
Herrengasse 13, 1014 Wien


lizvlx & Hans Bernhard, Digital Art Duo

Museumsberaterin, ehem. Leiterin Victoria & Albert Online Museum, London


+ Mz Baltazar’s Laboratory

+ Metalab

kuratiert & moderiert von eSeL


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This coming Thursday Workshop by Hannah Perner-Wilson (pulsea.at)

Handcrafting Textile Sensors


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WHERE: Museumsquartier, Tagr TV / Transforming Freedom Space

WHEN: 7pm

WHO: women and trans only, free entry

This hands-on workshop introduces a range of low-cost materials and tools for building textile sensors. Participants will learn techniques for handcrafting textile sensors and circuitry that include sewing, knitting, crochet and embroidery.

The goal of the workshop is to familiarize participants with available electronic textile materials and introduce them to a variety of sensor and circuitry construction techniques.

Participants will also learn how to read the values of their sensors, using multimeters as well as Arduinos and Processing.

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