It seems like forever that I bought a used ck 35 and had it delivered to etib in summer. After having unpacked it I was dismayed at the state of it and wanted to clean it top to bottom. What a task! But it´s all worth it when you switch it on and this happens: … Continue reading
Welcom Asuka! Asuka is new to ETIB and just started her residency. She is from Japan, actually Nagoya which used to have a Brother knitting machine factory! She took knitting machine courses in Brighton and has a great collection of samples. When she came to germany she first worked as au-pair in southern germany and … Continue reading
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah what a party! After the calvin´s exhibition we went to Oh!Calcutta There aren´t any words that can express properly the magical delicate interplay between Christine Hoberg and Kopffarben … you had to be there! So no blabbing, here are the pics: It´s amazing how different we preceive things in comparison to the camera eye. … Continue reading
Impressions of the Calvin Stalvig Exhibit @ ETIB Details Impressions at night …and the artist! Having fun And the obligatory knit bombing…being examined by the neighbourhood kids… …the kids either want to cuddle with the pole or take off the stocking. Dont know why, it´s driving me crazy!
A few months ago a new bar “Oh! Calcutta” opened in Nr. 9 and we invited Natalie the owner over to our gallery party in April. We became friends and I began to hang out every week at her bar. The doors are open thursdays, fridays and saturday from 6 pm, great to hang out … Continue reading
Calvin is currently working at ETIB as “Artist in Residence” on his September Collection which he will present in Oktober in Minneapolis. He is currently raising money for materials etc and still has 9 days to go. Checkout his kickstarter campaign and support him: Calvin´s Kickstarter Campaign YAY, Calvin!
Eurucamp 2013 is an event centering around ruby programimng and offered it´s members an excursion to ETIB to see what you can also do when you hack old machines. EURUCAMP 2013 We were very pleased with their huge interest and Fabienne gave them the whole tour of knitting machines and hacking them. Unfortunately the cable … Continue reading
Calvin contacted ETIB a while ago asking about machine knitting workshops and meeting creative people in general as he was going to come to Berlin for a few months. He´s from Minnesota, studied printmaking and art and has been dancing since childhood. And now he´s here and started by taking my machine knitting crash course. … Continue reading
Become a member and work at ETIB! If you are looking for a workspace in Berlin for longer and want a personal atmosphere then check us out in Wedding/North-Mitte. We are a quiet, clean, non smoking workspace looking for new members. Our areas of work are textile and electronic based but new areas are welcome. … Continue reading
Mario and his friend Andre came to visit ETIB to talk about open source flat pattern construction program, design and hacking in general. As he is fluent in IT and has some great ideas and he needed some feedback from the designers perspective. I was always wondering after I got to know the program assyst … Continue reading