Tag Archives: Michael Brown
On Saturday, the Learning Studio hosted a workshop, led by Michael Swaine and Amy Franceschini of Future Farmers. The workshop, called Tool Raising, is part of a celebration of Charles and Ray Eames’s seminal Powers of Ten film, which we … Continue reading
Between January and May we hosted 11 different Featured Makers in the Studio, as part of the Open MAKE set of events. Each gave a brief but inspiring talk, and here they are all collected in the same place. Ken … Continue reading
(left) Michael Brown (right) original chicken The presented videos below show the results of Mechanical Mischief: Twisted Toys workshop (held in Exploratorium, May 2010). Since we filmed all 22 creations for displaying at the Maker Faire cabinet, we would like … Continue reading
Tim Hunkin and I recently got a chance to meet David Cole (thanks to Michael Brown) and to see his amazing collection of machinery. Tim shot this video of my favorite machine in David’s shop. It’s a delightful little machine … Continue reading
Saturday was a wonderful mixture of open investigation, anxious de-construction, serious tinkering, focused frustration, and inspirationally – unexpected final projects. As Michael Brown put it: ” I was blown away by all your inventiveness and inspiration. I had high expectations … Continue reading
San Francisco local artist and Exploratorium darling Michael Brown shares some of his recent work, along with his thoughts on what it means to be an artist and a maker. Don’t miss it!
Artist in residence Michael Brown and the Learning Studio, at the Exploratorium will be hosting the first annual, invitation-only “Twisted Toys and Mechanical Mischief” workshop to be held on Saturday, May 8, 2010. Twisted Toys is a “live” event: Exploratorium … Continue reading