CKC Digital Art Lab

The CKC Digital Art Lab (Zoetermeer) is a place where young people, mostly teenagers, can experiment with new media and technology. The Lab stimulates innovative ideas and facilitates initiatives from her community of peer teachers. As manager of the Digital Art Lab, I run the place and coach the teens to become Peer Professionals: entrepreneurs in art and culture.

Open Lab

Every friday afternoon the lab is open for experiments and projects.

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Digital Art Lab
spring 2014 - ongoing

    Thriller Filmwedstrijd

    As part of the ‘Nederlands Thriller Festival’ the Digital Art lab co-organises a film contest.

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    Wing Pictures, Picasso Lyceum, Erasmus College, Nederlands Thriller Festival
    autumn 2014

      Bouw je eigen vliegtuig

      Young flight technician Jeroen van Lier will give a course in building balsa wood airplanes. Knowing exactly how planes work and how they fly, he translates this knowledge in constructing model airplanes.

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      Jeroen van Lier
      May 23, 2014
      coaching, training, peer professional

        Make-up en Beauty Foto’s

        This peer teaching course is specifically developed for girls in the last year of primary school. They will learn to apply makeup in a professional way, ánd edit their picture in Photoshop afterwards. The girls become aware that all cover photos are heavily tweaked, and that nobody is perfect. Not even glamour models.

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        Felicia de Leeuw
        May 19, 2014
        coaching, training, peer professional

          Digitaal Muziek Maken

          As one of our first Peer Professional trainees, Ted van Erkel will share his knowledge on Logic Pro in a brand-new course. Ted composed the soundtrack for ALPHA and was invited by the CKC to become a peer teacher.

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          Ted van Erkel
          May 17, 2014
          coaching, training, peer professional

            Ultimaker kit

            The CKC kindly ordered an Ultimaker 3D printer for the Digital Art Lab. DAL invites her developer community and teachers alike to assemble the kit, together.

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            Ultimaker, Doodle3d
            spring 2014

              ALPHA

              ALPHA is an espionage web series, directed by the 17-year old Thijmen de Valk. In 1.5 year, the ALPHA cast and crew has expanded from one person to over thirty people. CKC Digital Art Lab coached the production team and made it happen. The complete series is launched on Youtube, april 2014.

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              Wing Pictures
              2012 - 2014

                Zoundgame

                Zoundgame is developed by six teenagers, with help from the Soundlings collective. The game has an innovative interface: you have to track down your opponent in a labyrinth merely by listening where you are. You drop a bomb by swinging a rubber ball against the screen.

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                RTY development, Soundlings
                winter 2013 - 2014
                coaching, organisation