Seniors Digital Making Series: CNY Lantern Creation | MakeIT X TOYL

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Jurong Regional Library (MakeIT, Level 2)

21 Jurong East Central 1

Singapore, 609732

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Discover how you can create festive decorative products using digital fabrication technology!

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This programme/event is open to members of the National Library Board, Singapore and those who are aged 50 years and above. Please ensure you have your myLibrary username on hand before proceeding with the registration. If you do not have a myLibrary username, you can create one here: https://account.nlb.gov.sg/.

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This programme is strictly for participants aged 50 and above. Beginners are welcomed – no experience in Digital Making* is required.

*Digital Making is the process of learning about how a digital technology works by creating a product with it. Want to make something special to welcome guests this upcoming Chinese New Year (CNY) in 2022? Join us for an exciting Digital Making workshop series, where we will show you how to create a beautiful CNY lantern using new fabrication technologies such as Digital Cutting, 3D Printing, and Coding!

This programme comprises 5 sessions under the Digital Making series. Participants who sign up for this workshop series are encouraged to attend ALL 5 sessions listed below as each session will feature creating components for the final CNY lantern assembly.

Workshop Schedule:

Session 01: Digital Cutting – Creating the Lantern’s Body Using a Digital Cutting Machine**

Date: 2 Dec 2021 (Thurs)

Time: 12pm-3pm

Venue: JRL MakeIT

** A Digital Cutting Machine is a printer-like machine that can make precise cut-outs on a variety of sheet materials.

 

Session 02: 3D Printing – Creating Ornaments and Decorative Pieces with 3D Printing

Date: 9 Dec 2021 (Thurs)

Time: 12pm-3pm

Venue: JRL MakeIT

 

Session 03: Coding & Lighting – Code a Simple Lighting Control

Date: 16 Dec 2021 (Thurs)

Time: 12pm-3pm

Venue: JRL MakeIT

 

Session 04: Assembly of CNY Lantern

Date: 23 Dec 2021 (Thurs)

Time: 12pm-3pm

Venue: JRL MakeIT

 

Session 05: Open Tutorial/Tinkering Session/Final Q&A

Date: 30 Dec 2021 (Thurs)

Time: 12pm-3pm

Venue: JRL MakeIT

All necessary materials used in this workshop will be provided free-of-charge to the participant. At the end of this workshop series, completed works may be selected to be featured in an exhibition. Participants whose works are chosen will be contacted by the National Library Board. These participants will have their works returned to them after the exhibition has ended. 

Please note the following terms of participation:

(a) During the Workshop, you will be creating works which could include written works, photography and videography works, art works and other works (“Works”). By registering for and attending the Workshop, NLB is granted the perpetual non-exclusive licence by you to deal in any way with the Works created by you in the Workshop for any NLB purposes of a non-commercial nature.

(b) Completed Works from the Workshop may be selected to be featured in an exhibition. If selected, you agree to loan your Works to NLB and it will be returned after the exhibition. We will share more details with you if you are selected.

(c) NLB shall have the right to capture videos and images relating to the Workshop including of you and your Works and to use the same for any NLB purposes such as in exhibitions, publications and presentations (including on online and successor platforms).

(d) You must ensure that the Works produced at the Workshop must not feature anything that:

i. Undermines prevailing social norms, for example by featuring nudity, offensive language or crime (these examples are not exhaustive);

ii. Can potentially be insensitive or cause disharmony among racial and religious groups; or

iii. Is political in nature. 

NLB’s decision on what is covered under (i), (ii) and (iii) above shall be final and participants may be asked to leave the Workshops for non-compliance.

About the Workshop Series

MakeIT X Time of Your Life (TOYL) aims to discover the maker in all of us and empower seniors to create using digital fabrication technologies. Through the shared experience of making, we aspire to foster a sense of community and open up opportunities to create new relationships, develop new skills and learn from one another. 


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Jurong Regional Library (MakeIT, Level 2)

21 Jurong East Central 1

Singapore, 609732

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