Get a behind-the-scenes look at the materials, activities, and ideas we're exploring. We use this space like a virtual sketchpad to share our half-baked ideas and works in progress.
Artistic Explorations: Moving Shadows
November 16, 2023
We’re both excited about a straightforward idea that can be approached with a variety of tools: turning lights on and off to make shadow animations...
October 31, 2023
While tinkering with OctoStudio , we've been exploring how combining physical materials with code can support whimsical, surprising, and playful tinkering...
Fostering Equitable Facilitation through Computational Tinkering: Reflections from the Scratch Conference
October 5, 2023
This summer, we had a wonderful opportunity to try out an experimental workshop at the Scratch conference, together with our trusted...
Making iteration easy
August 25, 2023
Setting yourself up for joyful low-risk prototyping with shadow theaters. I am back to share a new version of a programmable shadow theater, and share about another important part...
Repurposing Everyday Materials in a Diorama
July 26, 2023
How can you turn trash into treasure? Ilse Cadena-Serrano created this awesome TV diorama for an exhibition called the red room at an art gallery...