April 23. Risograph 101 Workshop by ON/OFF

Tuesday, April 23, 19:00 sharp
Risograph 101 Workshop by ON/OFF
With Dan Dorocic and Michael Maginness

Dan and Michael of ON/OFF will introduce their practice and then run through the basics of what the Riso machine can do.
In the workshop, we will be crafting and printing (A3 format) booklets, posters, calendars or other paper ideas that people bring to the workshop.

The workshop is donation-based to cover basic materials (5 € per person).

If you would like to come, please let us know so we can make sure to have enough supplies for everyone. Send an email with the subject “RISO 101” to theinstituteforendoticresearch@gmail.com

ON/OFF is a studio of architects, artists, designers and makers based in Berlin.
As a group we draw on a range of different skills, working collaboratively to initiate new experiments that combine different mediums and skills through mobile structures, film and projection, public workshops and writing. As a group we set out to challenge classic modes of practice and to engage with people’s experience of the city through projects in public space. Some of ON/OFF’s network is based in different cities internationally and come together in new formations based on each project. Since 2012 we have been working on a range of competitions, installation designs and on-site building projects, exploring different fields such as media art, theatre scenography, experimental housing, playgrounds and furniture design. We are producing research in the format of a book on Tactical Urban and Rural Interventions called “Co-Machines: Mobile Disruptive Architectures” in 2017.

Dan Dorocic is a Berlin-based architect, artist, geographer and environmental designer. He holds a Master of Architecture from Bergen Arkitekthøgskole in Norway. He is member of architecture collective on/off (www.onoff.cc) and of the art platform anti-forum (http://www.anti-forum.com/). Dan studied geoscience in Montreal at McGill University (B.Sc) whereupon he switched his outlook to work and study Design and Architecture in Toronto, Australia and Norway. Dan worked with many participatory design-build workshops in China, Korea, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Slovakia,Israel & Palestine and Italy + with his collectives on/off, antiforum and with others. Dan has also curated a number of exhibitions: Future Ruins exhibition (2013), the Hardbakka Commons Workshop & exhibition in Bergen, Norway (2014-2016) as well as works at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation (2014 & 2016). He is currently working on a publication on the theme of Co-machines, which documents a new mobile disruptive multi-media global architecture and design movement.

Michael Maginness is a Berlin-based spatial designer, urbanist and member of design collective ON/OFF (www.onoff.cc). He studied Classics and Archaeology before completing a Master of Architecture at the University of Melbourne. His practice has covered design, research and teaching across Australia and Europe, including interventions, workshops and exhibitions at festivals and institutions such as The Melbourne School of Design, Festival Kanal Playground in Brussels, Cite de la Mode in Paris, ZK/U Berlin and the Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin. His writing and research have been published by ARCH+, Archdaily and others. His current interests focus on the role of alternative design practice in developing everyday spatial strategies towards the collective struggle for an equitable city.

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