Games to the People

A short documentary of the lab can be found below.
Full briefing in the near future!

Developing musical/sonorous and visual instruments with video games.

The goal of this workshop is to demonstrate how obsolete or outdated video game consoles can be used to perform sonorous/musical and visual compositions, initiating participants in simple principles of DIY, hardware hacking and circuit bending practices. In the first part of the workshop, the participants will be instructed in how to hack the provided hardware. In the second moment, they will create their own version of the instrument, applying the newly acquired skills.

Who may be interested in joining?

Prior skills needed:
It is not required for participants to possess any experience with video games, music, audio, nor hardware hacking. Zero previous knowledge is fine.

Participants should bring:
Headphones, open-mindedness, and tolerance to trial-and-error.

At the end of the lab, participants will be able to create a sonorous/musical and visual instruments using video games and their respective hardware consoles, with which they can perform in live acts.

Coordination Pedro Cardoso Inês Castanheira
Schedule22 October, 2PM-6PM
Location UPTEC PINC co-work Praça Coronel Pacheco 2 4050-453 Porto | Portugal

Maximum number of participants: 12

No registration needed.