Day of Hacking

Day of Hacking Sunday

Arch Reactor presents crazy fun day of hacking on Sunday, Sept 22

1pm - circuit bending workshop
    --Presented by local circuit bending musician Dustin Epperson
    --workshop costs $30 for the kit.  Free to attend and watch.
    --create and walk out with experimental praying buddha box circuit bent instrument 
    --instrument regularly goes for more than double the cost of this kit
    --learn the basics of circuit bending
    --No electronics experience necessary
    --cigar boxes to house the final product will be provided with the kit.  But, please feel free to BYOB(Bring your own box) to create a unique
        one-of-a-kind piece of art out of your instrument.

2:30 - UV tshirt workshop
    --Presented by Arch Reactor member John Reskusich and UV materials sponsored by Instructables.
    --learn about lumi brand UV reactive dyes for creating custom tshirts
    --learn about a unique style of fabric targetted printmaking in the process
    --workshop free. tshirts will have a $10 fee.  tshirts will be available for $10. 
    --UV dyes will be provided by Instrucatables.com  Materials will be provided on a first come, first served basis.
    --walk out with an arch reactor tshirt

4:30pm - Piezo pickup introduction 
    --Presented by Arch Reactor member and creator Colleen Forrest
    --learn about using piezo elements to create sound pickups
    --learn how to create instruments out of everyday objects
    --each piezo buzzer will cost $2
    --learn some basic soldering


Arch Reactor Hack night
    --weekly hack night to work on personal projects and get assistance from other members present in the space. This is entirely free to participate in.

    
As materials and kits are available in limited quantities, please reserve your place by writing to pres...@archreactor.org
Please indicate which of the events/kits you are interested in.


There will be food and drink available to be compensated by donations of attendees.  

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Chris Weiss
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