Creative Dundee

Make/Share Meets Amps

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Make/Share meets Amps: a discussion about collaboration, supporting creativity in Dundee and highlighting local doers and makers.

Make/Share is a free monthly night, bringing people together to gain a behind the scenes insight into the processes of four local creative people, held on the second Wednesday of each month.

We’re delighted that at this month’s event on Wed 12th July (7 – 8.30pm) at The Beer Kitchen Dundee, there is a special focus on our Amps network and the work of individuals and organisations who are part of it. We invite you to join us and take part in the discussion about collaboration and support of the city’s creative scene, over a drink!

Amps is a network we have developed to encourage creative collaborations. Being a member of Amps offers several perks like; being eligible to apply for the Community Ideas Fund (a cash fund taken from the contributions to Amps), meeting other members of the network at meet ups and our annual Amps Forum, priority tickets for Pecha Kucha and much more. Most importantly, Amps is about supporting the local and grassroots collaborations that have made Dundee’s creative hub, as well as Creative Dundee’s work of showcasing, resourcing and connecting these projects around the city.

On the night you will get the chance to hear from individuals and organisations who are part of Amps sharing their work and process, as well as some further information and key dates on the network itself.


Amp speakers include:


Victoria Watson

Victoria is a 4th year Product Design student at DJCAD focused on environmental wellbeing, reusable materials and craft. Her final 3rd year project will be in the limelight at Make/Share, a light design in collaboration with Glasgow based adventure company Trakke. She will be highlighting her making process from research to final production, and showcasing the critical points along her creative journey. Website: vwatsonblog | Twitter: V_Watson_

Col Gray

Col is a graphic and brand designer and owner of Dundee-based design studio, Pixels Ink. Specialising in brand identity work, it is Col’s aim to remove as much jargon and complexity from client-designer communication as possible. He does this through a combination of his YouTube channel, workshops and speaking engagements. Col will take us through one of his client’s brand identity projects showing us his design process from start to finish. Website: pixelsink | Twitter: @pixelscol | YouTube: pixelsink

Donna Holford Lovell

Donna is the director of Fleet Collective and NEoN Digital Arts Festival. She is motivated by seeing talented artists and their projects getting the space, time and respect they deserve. With a specialist interest in digital art and performance she will talk about how to make artists ideas into reality. Website: fleetcollectivenortheastofnorthcurated-by | Twitter: @fleetcollective | @weareneon | @holfordlovell

Gaz Robinson

Gaz is an aspiring Twitter personality by night. By day he’s a game developer, digital tinkerer, and director at Biome Collective: a co-working space for game makers and digital artists. He has worked with a wide range of people to create unique experiences and would one day like to just settle down and make a ’normal’ game.’ His talk will be about his lack of making process, the ups and downs of a short attention span and feeding off the positivity of others. Twitter: @ViewtifulGaz


Make/Share meets Amps                                                

Date: Wednesday 12th July 2017.
Time: 7 – 8.30pm.
Location: Innis and Gunn’s Beer Kitchen, South Tay Street, Dundee, DD1 1PA.
Free: you don’t need to sign up, just come along!

Join our Facebook event and share with your friends here!

You can follow and tweet about the event using the hashtag #MakeShare as well as watching it live from our Facebook page at 7pm.

Watch Facebook Live Video here!

* If you’d like to talk about a project you’ve been working on at a future Make/Share, just get in touch with Claire.


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