At the end of the Maker faire 050 a big Scrapheap Challenge was organised between two teams. Their mission was to build a car moving with energy and complete a track with it. In the end, they had the final task of making a fire by friction.
The 8th of October makers from all over the Netherlands gathered to Machinefabriek to show their talents. All kind of art and skills were seen. Maker Faire is an international phenomenom of people gathering around art, tehcnical skills and amazing handcrafting. Check out the video to learn more. The next Maker Faire in Groningen is held the 12th of May 2012.
We’ve seen many international students from around the world come to Groningen, now we have a look at the other side and read the experiences of a Dutch student living abroad. Hanze student Anouk Janssen (22) studies at the Academy for Popculture and has moved to Berlin for her graduation project. In short, the subject is to do research about what happens to a creative person (Anouk) when they move to a hyper creative city (Berlin). To keep track of what she’s doing and sharing her experiences as a Dutch student in a foreign country she build a website www.anoukinberlin.wordpress.com. [...]