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Maker Doer Tamara Clammer: In With the New

Hello, I’m Tamara Clammer Brown Paper Ticket’s Maker Doer. I’m a leatherworker, specializing in wearable art masks and hand sewn leather cases and a self-proclaimed ‘hand tools type.’ I never expected that I would use 3D or laser technology. However, recently, I went to Maker Faire Detroit and met Jesse and Hans from Autodesk, a company specializing in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.

Meeting them peaked my interest in 3D design and I was anxious to learn more at the Bay Area Maker Faire. While I was there, I checked out the new laser cutter at TechShop, a membership-based workshop that provides its members with access to tools, equipment, instruction and a community of creative and supportive people. TechShop could also be called a hackerspace, where like-minded individuals can get together, collaborate and bring their visions to life. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 6, 2012 in Art/Maker, Doers

 

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The Life of a Doer: Sita Marches for Civilization

The Life of a Doer: Sita Marches for Civilization

Sita is the Brown Paper Tickets Film Doer. Here she recounts her participation in the March for Civilization this past June in The Netherlands.

The police said there were a little over a thousand people at the March for Civilization. Organizers said there were more than 2000. One thing was for sure, though: the March of civilization did not go unnoticed.

The demonstration was attended by people against the plans by Netherlands’ government to cut the funding for Art and Culture. It started in and around the Museum Boymans van Beuningen. There were speeches about the necessity for art funding, mostly for young talent, before the long march to The Hague. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 15, 2011 in Doers

 

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