Lighting curtain / 8-15 years

You’ll transform your ideas and drawings into vector images, and in turn, cut them using a laser cutter into matrices to be projected onto various backgrounds both indoors and outdoors. Aside from learning about the anatomy of a projector, you’ll tackle the theoretical basics of ultra-bright LED lights, as well as a simple controller circuits.

You’ll get to take your very own projector home with you after the workshop is concluded. 

Skills required: none
Number of participants: 8
Goal: creating a working projector
Activities: planning, gluing, soldering
Skills acquired: the basics of Ohm’s law and projection optics
Material: plexiglass, cardboard, LED lights, soldering wire, AAA batteries, electronic components (switch, chip, resistors)
Tools: 3D printer, laser cutter, soldering iron, glue gun
Mentor and workshop author: Staš Vrenko