Last but not least…

PIFcamp, 23. avgust ― The last day at PIF started off with preparations for a busy evening full of project presentations, performances and… a farewell Milky Way themed party! Some of the participants were racing to make the most of the day and to wrap up their projects or gather as much research materials as possible to continue their … Continue reading Last but not least… The post Last but not least… appeared first on PIFcamp.
Friday!

Friday!

PIFcamp, 14. avgust ― No excuse was good enough to avoid the traditional Friday mandatory hike to Velika Korita where PIFcampers are every year able to cool down in the (almost) ice-cold Soča river.  Upon returning and after enjoying a deserved lunch the PIF participants resumed the work on their projects, while several workshops were taking place around the … Continue reading Friday! The post Friday! appeared first on PIFcamp.
Thursday. Fear of missing out intensifies…

Thursday. Fear of missing out intensifies…

PIFcamp, 13. avgust ― We entered the second half of the PIFcamp week with a strong FOMO feeling. The schedule was full of planned workshops already in the morning as if everybody feared there would not be enough time to finish all the work before the seventh edition of PIFcamp concludes. Only three days left… So the activities started … Continue reading Thursday. Fear of missing out intensifies… The post Thursday. Fear of missing out intensifies… appeared first on PIFcamp.
PIFlog04_Wednesday

PIFlog04_Wednesday

PIFcamp, 12. avgust ― The camp was quiet on Wednesday morning at breakfast time. Thirty PIFcamp participants embarked on a hike to Krnsko lake already at 7 am,  leaving the remaining half of the PIFcrowd enjoying some peace and quiet, and shorter waiting lines at the breakfast table. The hike was led by Neža and although the route they … Continue reading PIFlog04_Wednesday The post PIFlog04_Wednesday appeared first on PIFcamp.
Tuesday; Alternative social media, memes, tattoo studio and more…

Tuesday; Alternative social media, memes, tattoo studio and more…

PIFcamp, 12. avgust ― Tuesday morning was busy. The group of music and technology enthusiasts who formed a community project focused on the development of a multi-sensorial synthesizer called (for now) OctoSense continued their work under the guidance of Václav Peloušek (Bastl Instruments). The development of an interface that will enable the simultaneous use of different sensors to synthesize … Continue reading Tuesday; Alternative social media, memes, tattoo studio and more… The post Tuesday; Alternative social media, memes, tattoo studio and more… appeared first on PIFcamp.
Let the brewing start…

Let the brewing start…

PIFcamp, 10. avgust ― On the first working day, PIF’s backyard was buzzing with excitement already at breakfast time. But while everyone else was still getting ready for the activities ahead, the cooks Klemen and Miha proudly presented their first creation. The beer brewing workshop, held by Rob in Neža’s barn was one of the first events of the … Continue reading Let the brewing start… The post Let the brewing start… appeared first on PIFcamp.
PIFcamp crowd is back and ready to create DIYstractiON!

PIFcamp crowd is back and ready to create DIYstractiON!

PIFcamp, 9. avgust ― After last year’s Covid-resilient pocket edition PIFcamp is back in its full glory! A crowd of sixty familiar and new faces of artists, hackers, musicians, engineers, memsters and their inhuman friends gathered at the now traditional location in the Soča Valley to launch the seventh edition of PIFcamp, a one-week production lab that combines art, … Continue reading PIFcamp crowd is back and ready to create DIYstractiON! The post PIFcamp crowd is back and ready to create DIYstractiON! appeared first on PIFcamp.

Fungi Internet – Mycorrhizal Communication Infrastructure

PIFcamp, 8. avgust ― Wouldn’t it be amazing if we did not have to build a cable network for The Internet but could just dock onto existing naturally grown ones? There are dense mycorrhizal (fungi) networks in the forests that live in symbiosis with plants, receiving carbohydrates from photosynthesis and therefor providing the plants with nutrients from the soil.But … Continue reading Fungi Internet – Mycorrhizal Communication Infrastructure The post Fungi Internet – Mycorrhizal Communication Infrastructure appeared first on PIFcamp.

Wavey Wind, The Modul-air Mitt

PIFcamp, 7. avgust ― Using an ESP32 microcontroller with wifi and bluetooth capability, a gyroscope/accelerometer module and keyboards switches, Jurij Podgoršek will be building an experimental low cost motion “glove” controller with a button for each finger. The idea stems from an earlier abstract visualisation project which was intended to visualise music. After building the initial prototype and hooking … Continue reading Wavey Wind, The Modul-air Mitt The post Wavey Wind, The Modul-air Mitt appeared first on PIFcamp.

Open hardware with open software – an introduction into designing PCBs with KiCad

PIFcamp, 6. avgust ― Electronic devices are all around us. Whether it’s your washing machine or the device you’re reading this text on – they all have one thing in common: they contain printed circuit boards. PCBs are usually a tasty sandwich of an insulating material and one or multiple layers of thin copper used to connect electronic components … Continue reading Open hardware with open software – an introduction into designing PCBs with KiCad The post Open hardware with open software – an introduction into designing PCBs with KiCad appeared first on PIFcamp.

PIFcamp Community Harvest

PIFcamp, 5. avgust ― During this PIFcamp Community Harvest, media art historian Heather Contant solicits, records, digitizes, collects, and redistributes past and present memories and materials related to PIFcamp: its participants and its organizers Ljudmila, Projekt Atol, and Kersnikova’s Rampa Lab and BioTehna. The aim of this Community Harvest is to simultaneously illuminate the significance, vibrancy, and unique perspectives … Continue reading PIFcamp Community Harvest The post PIFcamp Community Harvest appeared first on PIFcamp.

OctoSens

PIFcamp, 4. avgust ― The OctoSens is a community project formed by a group of music and technology enthusiasts who, under the guidance of Vaclav Peloušek (Bastl Instruments), are combining different perspectives while developing an interface that will enable the simultaneous use of different sensors to synthesise sound and control other devices. OctoSens Development of a multi-sensorial synthesizer is … Continue reading OctoSens The post OctoSens appeared first on PIFcamp.

Mechanical Nature

PIFcamp, 3. avgust ― Anna Carreras, Marta Verde and Mónica Rikić want to develop an artistic intervention or interactive device, mixing code, electronics, visuals and nature. In their own separate artistic practice they mainly work with randomness, complexity and robotics. They are planning on putting all their expertise together and have fun creating a new artistic collaboration from scratch … Continue reading Mechanical Nature The post Mechanical Nature appeared first on PIFcamp.

Micro – Stories

PIFcamp, 2. avgust ― Micro – Stories is an Art & Fungi Project by Irina Antonets. How do mushrooms speak through/interact/play with us?Since my childhood, I’ve been fascinated by bizarre and beautiful world of fungi. The more I learn about them, the more obsessed I get! I’m collecting and analysing mushroom stories from all around the world, and then … Continue reading Micro – Stories The post Micro – Stories appeared first on PIFcamp.

The Flow of Emerald by Miha Godec

PIFcamp, 30. julij ― The idea is to use the new 360 video filming techniques and embrace them with inspiration and the essence of eco cinema. To emerge the viewer into the emerald experience of flowing down one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe, the river Soča. Amidst Triglavski national park, the river is flowing with its own … Continue reading The Flow of Emerald by Miha Godec The post The Flow of Emerald by Miha Godec appeared first on PIFcamp.
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