Via Dante-Gabryell Monson:
OSWASH | Open Source Washing Machine Project
A four day workshop this july (14-15-16-17) at the Summercamp
Electrified in Ghent (Belgium) where we'll be rethinking, designing
and developing open source washing machines.
Using recycled parts and sustainable energy we'll be building working
washing machine prototypes.
Bring your dirty underwear and join this workshop by sending a mail to
cost: €5/day for the workshop. €20/day extra for lunch & diner (optional)
clickedieclick > http://www.timelab.org/summercamp09/workshops/oswash/
"The open source washing machine project aims to rethink the way we
wash clothes around the world...
The idea of a DIY electronic washing machine using recycling parts and
Open source microcontroller was born in spring 2008 during an Open
Source Hardware workshop for artists in Craslab Paris.
Workshop by Jean-Noël Montagné. French artist and activist born in
1963. Creates interactive installations with sensing technologies
since 1991. Last installation: “Je te parlerai dans un reflet de
lumière”, 2006/2007, an interactive installation on the subject of the
walls for separating rich and poor. Founder of the non-profit NGO “Art
Sensitif ” related to relations between art and science for
interactive art. Founder and director of CRAS ressource center for
interactive technologies in Paris-Saint Ouen."