TopLab. Drawing: Alice Morey

TopLab workshops, March program


TopLab is hosting four workshops in March. Every Saturday, we will organize these following workshops.

2018-March-03  Sustainable pigments (by Alessandro Volpato & Flavia Barragan)

Pigments are molecules that can be found in great abundance and diversity in plants. In this workshop, you will learn to extract the from the plants and understand how to see them into a DIY spectrometer.

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Social Fiction Lab tool#2 Mixed reality world building with Toto

Mixed Reality World Building with Toto

Thursday, Feb. 15th, 17.00-21.00h

!!Dieser Workshop findet auf deutsch statt.
Workshop language is german. If you do not speak german and want to participate, get in contact with us- we will figure out sth.!!

Meet Toto (Turn On That Object)!
Führt Eure Spieler*innen mit Hilfe des Toto-Smartphone-Client durch interaktive Geschichten und Spiele, schickt sie an verschiedene Orte, stellt ihnen Rätsel und andere Aufgaben und lasst sie- unterschiedliche Enden erleben.
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DIY Furniture building workshop

DIY Furniture Building Workshop

With Veiko

Over the course of several months, Common(s)Lab will facilitate a series of DIY (or rather, Do-It-Together) neighbourhood building workshops with the assistance of a skilled craftsman, Veiko from Estonia. Together with participants, we will salvage wood and other materials from in and around the neighbourhood to construct tables, chairs, and planter boxes, and more – and learn about simple construction techniques, materials, sustainable surface treatment, and also, the background and causes of bulky waste and the issues connected to it.

Saturday, February 10 at 11 AM – 4 PM
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SNIFF: Scent & Space

With Elise Mattisson Chue, Klara Ravat and Gert-Jan Stam (TAAT).

Fri 9th February 2018, 7pm

How do scent and people interact in a particular place or space?

Can we direct people’s behavior through implementing a scent design in a specific place? How do people operate when a certain aroma is spread in the public transport? What are their reactions?
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Real existing communities

Special: Commons Reading Group #3 | On/Off Book Presentation

We have a very exciting edition of the reading group coming up – following a reading of Stavros Stavrides’ text ‘Common Space as Threshold Space: Urban Commoning in Struggles to Re-appropriate Public Space’, we will have a book presentation from the Berlin-based architecture collective On/Off and various contributors to their new book ‘Co-Machines: A Book of Mobile Disruptive Architecture’.

Wednesday, February 7 at 6:30 PM – 10 PM
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