Maker Faire showcases the amazing work of all kinds and ages of makers—anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.
Developers, artists, and enthusiasts will display their ideas. Applications are sought from people and groups with engaging, cool projects.
Who are we looking for?
Makers : Individuals, groups, schools and organizations that would like to demonstrate what they make and/or how it works; interactive exhibits are encouraged. For Maker groups, please have one point person to coordinate your efforts. No fee to exhibit for non-commercial exhibits.
If you are a Maker and you want to sell what you make at our Faire we are happy to have you participate but we do request 10% of your gross sales to help cover the costs of the ABQ Maker Faire.
Presentation : Individuals and groups who would like to talk about an idea or project of interest to the Maker community, OR makers who are interested in demonstrating what they make and how it works in a stage setting. Presentations are typically 20 or 50 minutes, with some time for Q&A.
Music/Dance Performer : Musicians and entertainers who would like to perform at Maker Faire.
Artists/Poets/Authors: The Make community includes everyone from Artists to Writers. Sign up if you would like to perform our present your art or do a reading.
Maker Profile: Parachute Factory
Parachute Factory is a community Makerspace in rural Las Vegas, NM. We are home to Hacker Scouts Guild #005, and some of the greatest makers in the state!
Parachute Factory will showcase projects projects from our space and our Hacker Scouts Guild.
“For our workshop we will teach 3D scanning and printing using an X-Box Kinect, ReconstructMe, and our PrintrBot 3D Printer. The workshop will be use a flashlight with help from several of our Hacker Scouts. Guests will learn the basics of 3D capture and printing, and have a chance to be scanned in 3D and uploaded to Thingiverse!”
Attendance is not required but it is encouraged!