This is a list of all the stuff we have coming up. Most of these are free events at our Echo Park storefront, some are classes and workshops, and some are projects in various other locations/cities/continents. If you are interested in what we’ve been doing, we direct you to our Archive of Past Activities and our Interactive Keyword Matrix.

We make no guarantee that the things listed below will occur when, where, or as they are described. For the most reliable information on our activities, sign up for our email list and check your email every five minutes from here on out.

Please Hold Your Applause : Four Takes on Clapping
Friday, May 2nd at 8:00 pm

Friday, May 2nd at 8pm at Machine Project Free An event about clapping, organized to commemorate Cabinet magazine’s new issue on Celebration. Writer Kate Wolf will speak about clapping history, etiquette, and semiotics; musician Nick Tamburro and others will perform Steve Reich’s Clapping Music (1972); ethnomusicologist Carol Merrill-Mirsky will teach a clapping game, c. 1980 […]

DIY Art Space or Whatever – Sold Out
Saturday, May 3rd at 3:00 pm

Saturday, May 3rd from 3-6pm – at Machine Project Sold Out, Sorry — CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list A sort-of annual invitation from Mark Allen, the guy who started Machine Project: “Hey you! Have you ever thought about starting your own art/music/literary/performance/whatever space? Why not? Los Angeles is a rich environment […]

That’s just, like, your color experience, man – The History of Questioning Color Perception
Thursday, May 8th at 8:00 pm

Thursday, May 8th at 8pm at Machine Project Free Have you ever wondered whether other people’s color experience is the same as your own? Have you ever wondered why you wondered about this: that is, why you wondered about whether other people’s color experience is the same as your own? In this talk, Professor Zed […]

Intermediate Arduino: Automated Household Electronics
Sunday, May 18th at 1:00 pm

Sunday, May 18th // 1-5pm $60 for members // $70 for non-members CLICK HERE to register, deadline to register is Monday, May 12th Have basic knowledge of arduino scripting and your own arduino board, but want to go deeper? This workshop with David Casey will teach you how to turn anything that can be plugged […]

Neanderthalism: Handmade Art Materials from your Backyard Workshop
Saturday, May 31st at 1:00 pm

Saturday, May 31st // 1-5pm at Machine Project $70 for members // $80 for non-members CLICK HERE to register; deadline to enroll is Monday, May 26th Interested in making inexpensive art supplies using materials you gather in your backyard? Want to learn to heat water or cook in a solar oven that costs less than […]