IBP: Squaresynth [workshop] at MediaLab Melbourne, Australia

Squaresynth kit di IBP Squaresynth - DIY Electronic Workshop Medialab Melbourne

Squaresynth module kit for DIY electronic workshop in MediaLab Melbourne

As part of the public program of The Instrument Builders Project in Melbourne Australia, I conducted a workshop on DIY electronic synthesizer making. The workshop was using Squaresynth module and I gave it along with Benjamin Kolaitis and Lintang Raditya. The workshop is hosted by MediaLab Melbourne. Photo documentation bellow.

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[module | tutorial] squaresynth

Squaresynth is a module of a costumized simple synthesizer based on quad oscillator on my earlier post here. It uses the same chip, 4093 and modified it as a touch/moist sensor. I developed Squaresynth for workshop purpose, to invite the participants learning the basic electronics through introductions of electronics logis such as oscillator, introduction in reading schematics, and also introduction on electronic components. The demo showed how it sound above. Documentation, schematic, PCB  design bellow.

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Squaresynth [workshop] in Georgetown Penang, Malaysia

Squaresynth Workshop in Penang 16

After session group photo with workshop participants and organizer

In late August 2014, I had an invitation from William Hooi to give a workshop on DIY electronics in Georgetown Penang, Malaysia. I was using Squaresynth module for the workshop. Thanks for the organizer and participants. Photo documentation by KhekSoon Law bellow.

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[installation/instrument] Squaresynth in dLab Retrospective – Wagga Wagga City Gallery exhibition

On the final of my residency with dLux Media Arts, the workshop results I conducted is presented in an exhibition of dLab program. The show was showing dLux program results with the local communities in Wagga Wagga. I combined all the Squaresynths that were made by the girls in Wagga Wagga school. I did a small performance playing all the instruments that were made in to one installation in the video above. Photo documentation by dLux Media Arts bellow. More photos of the exhibition can be found in dLux’s flickr [>>here<<].

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