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Art that Makers like? Find it at Maker Faire Rome

Today we’re going to tell you about the other projects in the ARTS pavilion at Maker Faire Rome 2021, the one marked in green and which brings together the Art and Music projects. These are innovative ideas that combine creativity and new technologies. Here are some interesting ideas.

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Braccione is a mechanical arm that mimics the movements of someone drawing on his graphic control tablet. Almost 2 metres long, it is made with few servants and extensive use of recycled materials. It was made and brought to Maker Faire Rome 2021 by Daniele Leandri, Giuseppe Torino and Beppe Pennesi.

Digito Ergo Sum

The project explores digital knowledge and creates multimedia products and offers learning opportunities through online resources available to all. According to its author Sandra Chistolini (Ph.D., General and Social Pedagogy full professor, University of Roma Tre) the project is innovative and original in “its epistemological nature”. Never before had university students been asked to combine the theoretical skills of pedagogy with digital skills and create a multimedia group product, accessible in the most popular social networks. “We have opened up the boundaries of education”, explained Chistolini.


Interacting with mathematics and creating art: Luciano Teresi‘s project at Maker Faire Rome 2021 is called Imaginary. Teresi holds a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy. He is currently Professor of Mathematical Physics at the Department of Mathematics and Physics, University of Roma Tre, Italy, where he teaches “Linear Algebra and Learning from Data”, “Finite Element Methods” and “Applications of Mathematical Physics”. His main research activity is in mathematical modelling and numerical simulations of Active Soft Matter and Multiphysics problems. He is an expert in numerical calculations and simulations and has authored more than 100 publications in international journals.


Nixie is a vintage-style clock that has an extremely accurate time reference (less than one minute per year of error). The design was developed by Stefano Purchiaroni. Born in 1961, Stefano works for a major military satellite project and, in his spare time, devotes himself to teaching and disseminating electronics, computer science and robotics. 


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Alice – Between The Mirrors, progetto di Freie Maker

DH Lab – umanisti digitali

How can Digital Humanities improve the Humanities? The DHLab – Department of Humanistic Studies at Roma Tre University tries to answer this question. 



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