Maker Activist 

How to create a learning experience that encourages a sense of responsibility and activism.

Maker Activist

How to create a learning experience that encourages a sense of responsibility and activism.

How can we tackle the issue of overconsumption and resulting global overproduction, irresponsible waste of resources and unsustainable products? Philosopher André Gorz says: "we must produce what we consume and consume what we produce“.

How can we tackle the issue of overconsumption and resulting global overproduction, irresponsible waste of resources and unsustainable products? Philosopher André Gorz says: "we must produce what we consume and consume what we produce“.

I propose a community of makers that revolves around the idea of open knowledge exchange to enable people to make things themselves. Sharing your knowledge and experience can connect you with new people, developing relationships and resilience in your community.

I propose a community of makers that revolves around the idea of open knowledge exchange to enable people to make things themselves. Sharing your knowledge and experience can connect you with new people, developing relationships and resilience in your community.

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MAKER ACTIVIST is a platform intended to help users to make things themselves. It provides open-source instructions on how to self-produce things, using locally available materials and resources. It thereby connects a growing community of makers to share instructions and make together.

MAKER ACTIVIST is a platform intended to help users to make things themselves. It provides open-source instructions on how to self-produce things, using locally available materials and resources. It thereby connects a growing community of makers to share instructions and make together.

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Making our own things is empowering and makes us feel less vulnerable and shows a tangible alternative to capitalist logic. It adds the aspects of appropriation and an understanding of how things work.

Making our own things is empowering and makes us feel less vulnerable and shows a tangible alternative to capitalist logic. It adds the aspects of appropriation and an understanding of how things work.