12670 CE: Bright Biographies
Organizer: Cydney Gray
Teachers (middle and high school), educators informal contexts looking to deepen their social justice/art/maker practice, parents, youth (6th grade and up without an accompanying adult)
About the Workshop:
In this hands-on workshop participants will learn how to make a LED light up books about unsung contemporary leaders who are artists and activists. Through the process of basic internet investigation, circuit construction, bookmaking, and group presentations participants will be able to walk away with a fun, simple project that can seamlessly introduce maker skills, artistic expression, and social justice curriculum into any classroom.