Bend your mind with circuit benders and other experimental electronics
Last year at ORD Camp the guys from Roth Mobot did a very cool circuit bending demo with some old toys. They are going to be at this performance/showcase so check it out if you're in Chicago. It will be a carnival for hacking electronica!
The Midwestern Experimental Electronics Conference and Showcase (MEECAS)
Saturday, November 13 : Lizard's Liquid Lounge, 3058 W Irving Park Rd. (map)
The 3rd annual Midwestern Experimental Electronics Conference and Showcase (MEECAS) is a free, day-long symposium highlighting the past year's accomplishments in the areas of Musical Instrument Design, Performance, Circuit Bending, Data Hacking, and Video Art.
CONFERENCE : Noon - 3:00 PM
The MEECAS begins with a three-hour circuit bent open mic, and an open “horizontal lecture series” structured around a free hardware hacking workshop wherein all participants are both teacher and student. The conversation will focus on networking, hacking techniques, project demonstrations, and setting goals for the next year.
DINNER : 3:00 PM
Order some carry out, and continue the conversation and networking into the evening.
SHOWCASE : 8:00 PM - Midnight
The MEECAS continues into the evening with live performances featuring: