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Saturday June 15th 1-4PM in the Refinery Basement
space is limited please email your registration form

PAVED Arts is pleased to announce an exciting workshop opportunity with world renowned artist, designer, and theorist Garnet Hertz.

Toy Hacking will educate producing members on how to take apart battery powered toys and circuit bend them into customized musical instruments! Check out the write-up and registration form here

This workshop is part of an exciting partnership between MOSO conference and PAVED arts.  If you are interested in attending either the MOSO conference or MOSO fest click here

Instructor Bio: Garnet Hertz is an artist, maker, builder, and theorist whose work explores themes of DIY culture, technological progress, creativity, innovation and interdisciplinarity. Hertz is Artist in Residence and Research Scientist in Informatics at UC Irvine, faculty in the Media Design Program at Art Center College of Design, and Assistant Director of the EVOKE Lab at UCI. He has shown his work at several notable international venues in thirteen countries including SIGGRAPH, Ars Electronica, and DEAF and was awarded the 2008 Oscar Signorini Award in robotic art. He is founder and director of Dorkbot SoCal, a monthly Los Angeles-based lecture series on DIY culture, electronic art and design. His research is widely cited in academic publications, and popular press on his work has disseminated through 25 countries including The New York Times, Wired, The Washington Post, NPR, USA Today, NBC, CBS, TV Tokyo and CNN Headline News. More info: