Exhibition
Venue
Jordan Museum
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
2 - 9 September 2016
Located in the Jordan Museum, the MakerSpace is a forward-looking celebration of the Maker Movement. Visitors are invited to explore and interact with the modern tools and methods of creation, including digital fabrication technology, 3D printers, audio-visual devices and advanced robotics. These are situated alongside the museum’s collection of ancient tools, creating a juxtaposition that helps shed light on the evolution of innovation.
Independent Space
Independent Space
Venue
Al Burgan Handicrafts
Location
Jabal Amman
Date
2, 4 - 8 September 2016
Al Burgan Handicrafts was established in 1989 as a family business specialized in designing, developing and contemporizing traditional Jordanian crafts. Al Burgan products feature colorful fabrics, threads and trimmings to produce top-quality, unique handmade items that combine originality, intricate needlework, and local sewing skills.
Exhibition
Independent Space
Venue
Turbo
Location
Downtown Amman
Date
2 - 9 September 2016
An exhibition of the first prototypes of Sahel Al Hiyari's product design and Laith Demashqieh's drawings. It represents ‘work in progress’ and the potential of looking at product design not as a finished form.
Exhibition
Independent Space
Venue
Nabad Art Gallery
Location
Jabal Amman
Date
2, 4 - 8 September 2016
Works by seven established designers who work across various artistic disciplines; Alia Zabian, Suzanne Taher, Boutros AlMaari, Hania Kuzbari, Lara Zureikat, Maha Kawar, and Omar Bilbeisi.
Children’s Workshop
Venue
Jordan Museum - MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
2 September 2016
This jewelry-making workshop is part of the Memory Matrix project, exploring possibilities of future heritage creation, employing new fabrication techniques and transcultural collaborations. The workshop participants will be using the cutouts from these pixels to create jewelry, which can be sold to benefit the education of refugees and communities affected by conflict and crisis.
Workshop
Venue
Jordan Museum - MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
3 - 4, 9 September 2016
Facilitated by Faisal Nemri, who currently works as the Mixed Dimensions Marketing researcher for both its products MakePrintable and GamePrint, this workshop introduces the concepts and basics of 3D design for 3D printing, and takes a hands-on approach enabling participants to design their first 3D printable object.
Workshop
Independent Space
Venue
Design Institute Amman
Location
Jabal Amman
Date
4 September 2016

About The Workshop

Learn the basic techniques of working with metal, cutting shapes, piercing, soldering, polishing, bending and pulling wire to make simple jewelry pieces in a 1 day inte

Talk
Venue
Jordan Museum
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
4 September 2016
Mohammad Rahahleh talks about how the development and structure of the city of Amman and its urban design have affected the human experience of the city. His talk focuses on the participatory nature of design as he shares his vision and future plans for creating sustainable transport and urban design at a local government level.
Children’s Workshop
Venue
Jordan Museum - Children’s Space
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
6, 9 September 2016
This workshop will include hands-on activities in electrical engineering for students from 11–16 years old. Students will get an introduction to how electrical circuits work and how to build these circuits practically. Each participant will receive an electronic educational kit to implement these activities.
Culture & Food
Independent Space
Venue
Namliyeh
Location
Jabal Al Lweibdeh
Date
7 September 2016
Stop by for an afternoon tea party at Namliyeh's kitchen and tasting room in Jabal al Weibdeh to sample jams from their seasonal collections along with scones, cream and tea. Learn more about the different fruit varieties in Jordan, as well as Namliyeh’s wild herbal infusions and the less known traditional farming methods.
Talk
Venue
Jordan Museum
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
6 September 2016
Heritage reflects both good and bad events, and the varying experiences of a wide range of individuals and social groups, creating an authentic society. During this talk Roy Letterlé will talk about the role of industrial heritage in the work of Studio Mieke Meijer and the different steps in the design process.
Workshop
Venue
Raghadan Tourist Terminal
Location
Downtown Amman
Date
9 September 2016
This workshop is open to all, and provides a learning experience in embroidery and upcycling, where participants learn the creative process behind {Kees Chic} and produce chic handmade coasters following the Islamic Pattern.