Critical Make – Turning functionality @ HeK. SWITZERLAND
The tinkerers, hackers and researchers of the DIY movement are an important part of the electronic arts. This makes them a crucial point of reference and essential cooperation partner for the House of Electronic Arts.
Main Focus of the Critical Make is the ongoing critical discourse about DIY practices in a neoliberal environment that has been taking place inside the DIY scene for years. The term “Critical Making” refers to DIY as a practice that links digital activities to society and describes thinking as a “hands-on process”.