Ed offered two different workshops. The Cheapest way too … allowed participants to make three simple audio circuits: battery-powered tone generators, small condenser microphones, or amplified speakers. ExiTrip was a workshop for hacking iTrip Nano FM devices to use them as a creative tool: generating feedback, using the transmitter as a wireless microphone, and altering the range through antenna manipulation.
Ed Bear is an American performing artist and engineer. His work with robotics, sound, video, transmission and collective improvisation investigates the questionable calibration of perception. As an educator and designer committed to an open source world, he researches and practices material reuse and as a civil responsibility.