Budapest Design Week: Stories from Central Europe

Wednesday 28th September

We are extremely pleased to announce our upcoming residency with the truly wonderful Blood Mountain Foundation in Budapest, Hungary. During our residency, we will be working with Blood Mountain to complete the deveolopment of the Thirsty Plant Kit – among other very exciting things. We will also be offering 3 workshops during Design Week Budapest.

View the Blood Mountain Press Release here.

6 October: Soldering the Lumiphone
2 to 5pm. Doors open 10.30am
A DIY soldering experience: participants adapt a kit of disparate electronic components to create a musical device. Includes introduction to TWSU’s work and an informal Q&A. No prior experience is necessary.

8 October: Electro-dough workshop
For six to 12 year-olds
11am to 1pm. Doors open 10.30am
Working with electrically conductive play-dough and basic electronics, participants learn about basic electronics and create playful functional objects. In line with BM’s ongoing educational programme and facilitated by our education officer, this is a bilingual event.

9 October: Thirsty Plant workshop
2 to 5pm. Doors open 1.30pm
For all design enthusiasts 13 years and older
To understand when plants are thirsty is one of the great challenges of domestic horticulture. During this workshop, participants learn to create a solar powered thirst detector. An updated Thirsty Plant kit will be designed in partnership with BM and produced in Budapest during TWSU’s Design Week residency. Includes
introduction to TWSU’s work and an informal Q&A. No prior experience is necessary.