Forge will be a uniquely Memphis mashup of arts space and fabrication shop. Part incubator, part gallery, part playground. A space for creation… and for inspiration. For collaboration and interdisciplinary innovation. Quite simply put, [they] plan to be our city’s most unique resource, fueling both economic and community growth.
Photo credit: Lesley Young – http://instagram.com/mississippihuckleberry
Bio disel- https://www.google.com/maps/views/streetview/art-project?gl=us
Lego artist – Nathan Sawaya http://brickartist.com/
What is forge? – Maker space/art space meets fabrication shop where artists, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, engineers, all kinds of skills and talents can “Connect, Collaborate, and Create.”
il Baristo / la Barista?
reading rainbow – http://www.readingrainbow.com/
Square – https://squareup.com/
Square at Tech Shop – http://images.businessweek.com/slideshows/2012-05-24/techshop-creations
Why Memphis? – “That’s not a question that strikes me.”
Why decide to open this in Memphis – “I want to be a part of the change.”
The Rainforest –http://www.therainforestbook.com/,
Gen Y wants to be a creator culture
biodegradable scaffolds out of stem cells, create viable organs
Greg Priest Doorman http://www.seattlepi.com/business/slideshow/Google-Glass-preview-in-Seattle-83322/photo-6122316.php
Why Are Silicon Valley Executives Sending Their Kids to a Tech-Free School?
Ecolutionary – A guerilla gardener in South Central LA
Richard Billings https://twitter.com/jazzcat007
British culture and monster theory
Fun job titles:
- Chief Kraken releaser
- Agent of Dangerous Goods
- The Pope of Dope