School of Machines, Making & Make-Believe is an organisation dedicated to the imaginative and non-sensical exploration of art and technology. Passionate about interactivity and storytelling. they enjoy learning and playing with tools that make our brains and our dreams come to life.
Happening directly after Belgrade's beloved Resonate Festival, from April 20th-May 22nd, 2015, with a unique mix of talents hailing from the RCA in London and ITP in NY as well as international artists and researchers, we’ll see their next adventure take them further east to Belgrade, Serbia, where their program will focus on Empathy and Culture in the context of Digital Fabrication and speculative and critical design. Participants can expect to engage their science fiction fantasies, their digital fabrication know-how, and even their souls*.
Founded in Berlin, Germany, in 2014, School of MA provides unique, hands-on learning experiences at the intersection of art and technology in Europe. School’s founder Rachel Uwa speaks to the instructors Andrew Friend and Sitraka Rakotoniaina about the recent and future programmes.