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Active Energy

Older people are often marginalised by technology. Younger people are not. Active Energy is a project developed by SPACE which uses imagination, digital technology, engineering and the spirit of invention to bridge rather than divide a group of older men … Continue reading

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Geezers’ good idea puts Bow boys through the mill

A group of men put years of their lifetime experiences to good use to mentor secondary school boys and help create energy saving devices for an older people’s centre. Members of the Geezers Club worked with Bow Boys School, artist … Continue reading

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Unique collaboration brings alternative energy to local community

Active Energy is a new intergenerational project involving an artist and engineers from UEL, a gallery, a local school and a group of senior citizens. Taking an exciting and fresh approach to issues facing the local community, students from Bow Boys … Continue reading

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MAGICbox facilitates final prototypes for graduate 2009 shows

Toby Borland and the MAGICbox team have been busy yet again facilitating and enabling students from across UEL – especially the AVA students in product design, architecture and fashion – to create their graduate prototypes and final collections. The MAGICbox, … Continue reading

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MAGICbox Workshop

Weekly Event – Every Wednesday: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This workshop explores the capabilities of desktop manufacturing to enable fabrication. Once a workshop participant is introduced to the capabilities of the machines this enables them to familiarise themselves with … Continue reading

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Digital Art, Wearable Technology and Extra-Sensory Media

Digital Art, Wearable Technology and Extra-Sensory Media Where: MAGIC PLAYroom, SMARTlab Digital Media Institute, University of East London Monday 16th February 2009, 3-8pm This informal event brings together leading designers, scholars and artists to explore artist-created non-verbal communications, sensory, visualisation … Continue reading

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ecoLogicStudio links with MAGICbox to fabricate components for ‘OUT THERE:ARCHITECTURE BEYOND BUILDING’ at the Venice Architectural Biennale

Toby Borland, MAGICbox Researcher/Manager has linked-up with ecoLogicStudio this autumn to support their project ecoMachines: “the making of artificial ecologies” for the 11th International Architecture Exhibition ‘Out There: Architecture Beyond Building’, running in Venice from September 14th to November 23rd. … Continue reading

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Innov08 Board Game Challenge

Dozens of students from local London schools descended upon the MAGIClab in June for a one-day immersion into entrepreneurial product research, design and manufacture. Students spent the morning comparing board games already on the market and brainstorming innovative ideas to … Continue reading

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