Tag Archives: Make

Post Maker Faire Depression

Some women, after delivering a baby, fall into a state of sadness brought on by a powerful cocktail of hormones and the newly formed void in their bodies where the child had gestated. While it is unlikely that I will ever … Continue reading

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The Most Organized Tool Box On The Planet

  Here is a quick video of master carpenter, Norm Abram showing a tool box designed and built by a piano builder from Boston named Henry Studley.  Studly’s level of skill is so high that I am intimidated just by … Continue reading

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Legos In Space

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Indian Metalsmiths –

I have been traveling through India for the past 19 days with hopes of finding, learning from and possibly working with the various metalsmiths in the towns and cities I visit. So far it has been difficult to track them … Continue reading

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Alan’s Apertures!!!

The Nautilus Aperture Door from Almost Scientific on Vimeo. Long time Backbone collaborator and fellow 5 Ton Crane member Alan Rorie of Almost Scientific  was featured today on the MAKE Blog for his contribution to the Nautilus. Nice work Alan! … Continue reading

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Backbone and “Higher” Featured on Makeblog

I was interviewed this past summer at the Bay Area Maker Faire about the piece I had in the Applied Kinetic Arts exhibition. I have been thinking about the new directions that my work is moving in and what I … Continue reading

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BEER

My friend and former classmate from the Maine College of Art, Vivian Beer, was written up in the American Craft Magazine this week. Check it out. – Stay Tuned Sharing Is Caring

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MFA Thesis Talk 2011 – Part 1

Each year all of the finishing grad students at SFSU give a brief public talk about the work they made. Here is mine: MFA Thesis Talk 2011 from Benjamin Carpenter on Vimeo. Sharing Is Caring

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Latest Work – Population Flow

I installed this piece for my MFA Thesis show. It expresses the growth of our population in three layers of sound. Video still to come. -Stay Tuned Sharing Is Caring

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5 Minutes of Fame @ Noise Bridge

Come see me at Noise Bridge Hacker Space (2169 Mission St. SF) next Thursday @ 8pm for their monthly Five Minutes Of Fame lecture series. I’ll be speaking about making the transition into the the world of interactivity as a … Continue reading

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