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Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Emily Smith is the driving force behind Vancouver Mini Maker Faire and Vancouver Maker Foundation. She is an avid textile artist and community organizer with a focus on facilitating collaborative and creative workspaces as well as maker-oriented projects and educational programming.

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We’re excited to announce that the Call for Makers for Vancouver Mini Maker Faire 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – is now live! Applications are now open for Individual Makers, Maker Groups, Startup Makers, and Commercial Makers. The 2012 Vancouver Mini Maker Faire will be held on the weekend... Read more »

mame-feature

It's a game cabinet! It's silk screen storage? Sure, why not? Read more »

confetti

For the upcoming Vancouver Mini Maker Faire fundraiser party tonight, Vincent van Haaff made a fun confetti party with openFrameworks. Read more »

This Thursday, March 15th, at the Museum of Vancouver in Vancouver, BC, Vancouver makers are getting together to throw a big bash to celebrate the opening of our Call for Makers, and help raise funds for this year’s event. The evening will feature interactive demonstrations, musical performances, arts, crafts, there... Read more »

Rygo_Vancouver

Standing two meters tall, the Rygo will be the largest 3D print in North America, and will be installed at Gropp's Gallery in Vancouver, Canada. Read more »

goldenspidercape

Simon Peers and Nicholas Godley teamed up to create materials from the silk produced from Golden Orb Spiders in Madagascar. They collected 1.2 million of these spiders and extracted their silk over the course of three years to create two golden silk capes. This shawl is the world’s largest piece... Read more »

I recently worked with Dudette, a ladies' DIY group here in Vancouver and with Liane Morisette of Cold Gold Contact Microphones to set up the first-ever Ladies' Hacking Night at the Vancouver Hack Space. Liane showed us all how to make fuzz bass pedals, which proved to be a great... Read more »

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