Complete list of events

On this page, you can find a complete archive of events that have been held by shemakes labs and partners.

The events section of this website prioritizes listing upcoming events that are online, open to the public, or held in multiple locations. On this page, you can find a complete archive of events that have been held by shemakes labs and partners. 

Club I - Bacterial dyeing
21/03/2021

Lab/Partners: IAAC
Bacteria dyeing workshop with MDEF students; proposing coaching for projects if some participants show interest to continue on the topic. 


Leather moulding with Grasshopper
12/04/2021 - 16/04/2021

Lab/Partners: IAAC 
Leather moulding: Manufacture of a moulded leather pouch using a parametric modelling software (Rhino and Grasshopper) to draw a shape to be made with the CNC. The shape will then be moulded in leather.


E-Textiles
12/04/2021 - 16/04/2021

Lab/Partners: Onl’Fait 
E-textile: Manufacture of a drawstring bag with integrated electronic components: light sensor, microcontroller (Gemma or Lilypad) and LEDs. The bag will be decorated with die cut self-adhesive fabric.
See the photo gallery


Modular Fashion
12/04/2021 - 16/04/2021 

Lab/Partners: Onl’Fait
Modular Fashion: Fashion workshop and laser cutting. Participants will draw titles to assemble without having to sew them. The material used will be laser-cut felt. Tiles will be used to create a purse.
See the photo gallery


Introduction to Biomaterials
17/04/2021

Lab/Partners: FabLab León  
Hands-on experiments for young women. We spoke about plastics and pollution and how biomaterials can be an ecological alternative for textiles. Participants made bio-silicons and bioplastics made from agar-agar and alginate that can be used as molds or as materials to make some garments.
See the video on YouTube


Biomaterials Design - An immersive demonstration of biomaterials
28/04/2021

Lab/Partners: IAAC
Fab Lab Barcelona invited alumni from Sant Marti School for an open demonstration of biomaterials and their manufacturing processes. The session was held at the Disseny Hub. Three different biofabrication processes were demonstrated (plates, molds and 3D printing) along with a guided visit to the exhibition “Remix el Barrio”.


Numerical festival - E-textiles workshop
18/05/2021 - 20/05/2021

Lab/Partners: Onl’Fait


Activity Name/Title: Kick-start your mycoculture
25/05/2021

Lab/Partners: IAAC
Learning how to work with mycelium with MDEF students PART 1 (inoculating petri dishes)


ReWool - workshop for Arts&Technical Universitity students
27/05/2021 - 28/05/2021

Lab/Partners: REDU
Invited creative workshop for two classes of students at Iași’s technical university, exploring new working methods in transforming wool from raw material to finished product.
See the photo gallery


Microbootcamp for educators
28/05/2021

Lab/Partners: FabLab León
Microbootcamp for educators (primary school teachers and education university students) at Fab Lab León. Interactive monster and customization of a bag with textile vinyl activities. Our intention is to receive feedback from educators on how to integrate these activities into the school.


Make your own e-textile garment
29/05/2021

Lab/Partners: FabLab León
E-textile activity for kids at FabLab Leon for CEL (Association of entrepreneurs) families


Interviews with Fabricademy Alumni
01/06/2021 - 30/07/2021

Lab/Partners: WAAG


Innovation Narratives
03/06/2021

Lab/Partners: ALL 2.4
Launching event (pitch) for Fabricademy alumni & innovators.


Voodoo Dolls Workshop
05/06/2021

Lab/Partners: Onl’Fait
Make and create voodoo dolls with the introduction to e-textiles to kids.


Interviews with women innovators
15, 18, 22/06/2021 - 2/07/2021

Lab/Partners: Makesense
Exploratory Research to identify and empower career paths on innovation with Fabricademy alumni + exemplary women innovators part of the Lab local network.


Voodoo Dolls Workshop
15/07/2021

Lab/Partners: Onl’Fait
Make and create voodoo dolls with the introduction to e-textiles to kids.


Mini Fabricademy - textil workshop for girls 8 - 11
19-20/07/2021

Lab/Partners: FabLab León
A 2-day workshop for girls to learn technology through textiles. Design, digital fabrication, electronics and programming to make your own interactive monster. Girls also learn to design and fabricate a modular lasercut garment.
See the video on Youtube


Mini Fabricademy - textile workshop for girls 12 - 15
19-20/07/2021

Lab/Partners: FabLab León 
A 2-day workshop for girls to learn technology through textiles. Design, digital fabrication, electronics and programming to make your own interactive monster. Girls also learn to design and fabricate a modular lasercut garment.
See the video on Youtube


Wearables for kids (6-9 years old)
24-25/07/2021

Lab/Partners: FabLab León
Wearable Activity for kids in Light Museum (Ponferrada, LEON). 2 hour workshop to make an interactive monster.
See the video on Youtube


Interactive Monster for FAB16
10/08/2021

Lab/Partners: FabLab León
A workshop to create modular elements, structures and connections that allow the user to change the shape of a garment, resize it or replace certain elements. The attendees designed and prototyped modular shapes and configurations, as well as locking connections with paper, by hand. After this, digitally design this parts and lasercut them.


Modular Garment for FAB16
12/08/2021

Lab/Partners: FabLab León
The workshop consisted of creating an interactive textile character in which an electronic circuit is introduced, that allows the different colors of an RGB LED to be turned on. Participants could either sew the various parts of the character that have been provided or create their own design.


Challenge Solving Workshop
28/07/2021

Lab/Partners: Makesense
Workshop to help two women entrepreneurs solve challenges with the help of 6 experienced mentors in the T&C field. 
See the video / See the photo gallery / Read the blog post


Mini Expo - Bio Materials 
15-22-29/09/2021 - 2-6-11/10/2021 

Lab/Partners: Onl’Fait
Workshop to learn about bio materials and their fundamental role in the T&C industry. 


Women in fashion: paving the way for female entrepreneurs
2/09/2021 

Lab/Partners: WAAG
Leading women in the Dutch fashion and textile industry will discuss how to address the gender gap, and create enabling networks that support more and more women stepping into leading roles.
See the video / Read the blog post


REDUcing the gender gap - Creating a community.
4/09/2021 

Lab/Partners: REDU
A workshop to contextualise, involve and empower a number of key stakeholders from different fields (on the quadruple Helix model - academia, business, public administration and civil society) to join us in our efforts to close the gender gap and to define a plan to develop or improve (if it already exists) a Gender Equality plan, that we can start working towards it in the next period, each in our own working environments.


Barcamp on woman entrepreneurship
6/09/2021

Lab/Partners: Makesense
A barcamp is an event in which participants are actively involved and decide on the content of the workshop. The barcamp was opened by inspiring women entrepreneur who shared their vision of business and innovation. The participats were then divided in small discussion groups on topics they actively proposed. The barcamp ended with a collective recap on key activities inditified to create a better enabling environment for women entrepreneurs. 


Personalized T-shirt: Zombie Apocalypse 
2-11/10/2021 

Lab/Partners: Onl’Fait
A workshop to learn how to use the vinyl cutter and the open source software "Inkscape" with the theme of zombie apocalypse. 


Atelier de couture électronique at Mapping Festival 
30/10/2021

Lab/Partners: Onl’Fait
A two-day workshop about e-textiles as part of the Mapping Festival, a major event in the fields of image generation, technological creation and exploration, attracting both experts and curious. 
See the photo gallery


TCBL Days 
02/12/2021

Lab/Partners: Flod and TCBL
TCBL Days 2021 held four days of online events to discuss four “ingredients for sustainability”: creative, circular, local, and inclusive. Shemakes lead two sessions on December 2, 2021, on this final theme. Morning and afternoon sessions addressed the role of innovation in bridging the gender gap, first generally, then specifically in Barcelona. The local session was streamed live by the Flod team which was present in BCN for the partner meeting.
See the morning session / See the afternoon session