Experience Workshop celebrating Jyväskylä’s birthday with a STEAM-party

    The City of Jyväskylä celebrated its 182. anniversary on March 23. Jyvälän Setlementti and Experience Workshop joined the events in the city library with STEAM family workshops. The highlight of the day was the creation of a beautiful carpet made of CaraWonga’s recycled industrial textile pieces. Thanks to Olivia Oláh, children enjoyed doing
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Hallå STEAM! at Palokan and Viitaniemen Koulu, Jyväskylä

Scroll down for the English version! Den 17 och 18 december besökte vårt team skolorna Palokka respektive Viitaniemi i Jyväskylä. I Palokka gästade vi två sjätte klasser och i Viitaniemi en nionde klass. I bägge fallen var vårt tema “siffror”. Två av oss, Osmo Pekonen och Johan Stén, talade först på svenska om grundläggande aritmetiska
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Game Day at Jyvälä with Experience Workshop

Two hundred people enjoyed the Game Day / Pelipäivä on 10.11.2018 in Jyvälä (Jyväskylä, Finland). Experience Workshop’s STEAM community activities filled the gym with children and adults of all ages. Thanks to Sharif, Ismael and Khaled for passing over 4D Frame construction techniques, Akie for the origami workshop, Prativa for the Bollywood dance class and Maria for the teamwork! See the results
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Experience Workshop’s STEAM Inspiration Day in Kuopio, Finland

On 20 April, 2017 Experience Workshop was invited to the Regional State Administration Agency of Eastern Finland in Kuopio to organize a STEAM Inspiration Day for teachers and students. Special thanks to Kari Lehtola for hosting the event. 50 students and 10 teachers from the Kuopio area have immersed into Experience Workshop’s STEAM-world. Our program
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Erasmus+ “Art & Space in the City”: Experience Workshop Hits Novida School in Loimaa, Finland!

On 07. 03. 2017, Experience Workshop has visited Novida School, Loimaa, Finland. We met with Finnish, French, German and Greek students and contributed to the Erasmus+ ‘Art and Space in the City’ project. Osmo Pekonen and Kristóf Fenyvesi have represented the Finnish crew of Experience Workshop in the Novida School, Loimaa. After Osmo Pekonen’s opening presentation ‘On Space’, several workshops
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Symmetry Festival 2016’s Family Day, coordinated by Experience Workshop

Between 18-22 July, 2016, Symmetry Festival 2016, the world largest multidisciplinary conference and art festival in Symmetry Studies took place at the Vienna University of Technology. Experience Workshop has coordinated the Family Day, which took place at Karlsplatz in Vienna’s downtown and attracted several hundreds of people. Almost 150 presenters joined us from many fields
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Hommáge to Mauro Francaviglia: Experience Workshop’s Mathematical Art Exhibit at APLIMAT 2017, Bratislava

Between January 31 – February 2, 2017 Experience Workshop’s “Travelling Bridges” Mathematical Art Exhibit will be hosted at APLIMAT 2017 Conference in Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, as a hommáge for the internationally renowned Italian mathematician Mauro Francaviglia (1953-2013). Mauro Francaviglia was not only a friend of many Experience Workshop member mathematicians and artists,
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The Building Blocks of Visual Perception: Jomili Cubes Indiegogo Campaign Starts Now!

“A real child can go to bed–yet still build towers in its head.” – wrote Marvin Minsky, the father of Artificial Intelligence, who has started to train his robot arm by block playing in the end of the 1960s. Just some years before Minsky’s experiments, Zoltán Paul Dienes has published his book “Building Up Mathematics” (1961) and suggested
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