Call for Entries: World Maker Faire eTextile Fashion Show

Accepting entries for the 1st Annual World Maker Faire New York, September 25 and 26, 2010 at New York Hall of Science. This year’s focus is on Young Makers and we are excited to be engaging Makers of all ages around innovation, inspiration and education. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Key Points:

  • Maker Faire New York: September 25 and 26, 2010.
  • eTextile: Fashion Show deadline: 15 September 2010, contact lynne@lynnebruning.com.
  • Entry Form

Organized by the staff of Make magazine, makezine.com and craftzine.com, Maker Faire is a newfangled fair that brings together science, art, craft and engineering plus music in a fun, energized, and exciting public forum. The aim is to inspire people of all ages to roll up their sleeves and become makers. This family-friendly event showcases the amazing work of all kinds of makers – anyone who is embracing the DIY spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.

We encourage you to join the fun and enter a project to exhibit.

Entries

The first step to participating in Maker Faire is to submit an entry that tells us about yourself and your project. Entries can be submitted from individuals as well as from groups such as hobbyist clubs and schools. Please provide a short description of what you make and what you will actually bring to Maker Faire. Please link to photographs or videos of what you make. We particularly encourage exhibits that are interactive and that highlight the process of making things.

Here’s some suggested ideas for topics that we’re looking for:

  • Student Projects
  • Robotics
  • Music Performance and Participation
  • 3D Printers and CNC Mill
  • Textile Arts and Crafts
  • Home Energy Monitoring
  • Rockets and RC Toys
  • Sustainability
  • Green Tech
  • Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
  • Electronics
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
  • Food and Beverage Makers
  • Robotics
  • Puppets
  • Kites
  • Bicycles
  • Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
  • Unusual Tools or Machines
  • How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (Vacuums, Clocks, Washing Machines, etc.)

Maker Exhibit: Our standard setup for a Maker exhibit is a tabletop, approximately an 8×8 space. Use this space to display your work and/or demonstrate how you make something.

Application Form: Please go to the following URL and fill it out the entry form to tell us about your project.

http://makerfaire.com/newyork/2010/entry/

Review the application process by downloading the list of questions.

NOTE: Makers whose entries are accepted will receive free admission to Maker Faire. However, we cannot pay for transportation and accommodations.

If you have any questions about participating in Maker Faire, please contact us by email: NYinfo@makerfaire.com.

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