DIY Electronics

During the workshop you will be introduced to the basics of working with an Arduino microcontroller and interfacing it with a computer software in order to generate, control and manipulate sound.

Course instructor: Kacper Ziemianin

Course level

What you'll learn

Requirements

Course content

  • ---- Lesson 1 - Arduino - Hello World!
  • ---- Session 1 - Introduction to Arduino
  • ---- Session 2 handouts: images and Arduino sketches
  • ---- Course task (PDF)
  • ---- Session 2 - Getting data from sensors
  • ---- Session 3 - Pure date & Serial communication
  • ---- Session 4 - Putting it all together

Who is this course for

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About the workshop leader

Kacper Ziemianin a.k.a. ‘Ctrl Freq’ has background in classical music and a lot of adventures in modern sound and music. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sonic Arts from Middlsex University, London and Master’s degree in Sonology at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, the Netherlands. Instrument maker, sound designer, circuit bender, vagabond, improviser, producer, audio-hacker, nomad, radio presenter, activist, workshop leader, squatter. His audio installations and sounds have been shown/played in numerous places around, as well as outside Europe. Currently based in the Hague, NL working as a freelance instrument designer and performer as well as teacher of DIY electronics. His latest endeavor, the ‘LightSeq’ has received funding from Stimuleringsfonds NL and won an award at an international electronic music festival ‘Radical dB’ in Zaragoza, Spain.