Punchcard Economy



Pictures – 8 Hours Labour workshop @Lighthouse

Jun 29 2014 · by Sam Meech

Images from yesterday’s machine knitting workshop at Lighthouse Arts as part of the Data As Culture exhibition. Participants included a digital arts producer, a graphic design freelancer, a textile artist who worked part time in an office job, and Lighthouse co-ordinator Natalie. Each person had to translate a log of their working week into a […]

Knitting Workshop at Lighthouse – 28th June

Jun 13 2014 · by Sam Meech

Saturday 28th June Machine Knitting workshop with Sam Meech 8 places / 4 sessions 1 hour 15 mins Join me to create a punchcard based on your own working patterns, and knit a sample pattern repeat to take home. Each session is for two participants, and lasts just over an hour. During the session you […]

Data As Culture @ Lighthouse Brighton

Jun 13 2014 · by Sam Meech

The Punchcard Economy project will be touring with the Data As Culture exhibition to Lighthouse in Brighton. http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/data-as-culture The show opens on 21st June and runs till 2oth July. As with the ODI show, the venue is again too small to showacse the full banner, however, an ‘8 Hours Labour‘ sample banner containing the same […]

Future Everything workshop – pictures

Apr 06 2014 · by Sam Meech

Last weekend I spent my day of rest running a knitting workshop at Future Everything. It was a really enjoyable day, with knitters (both novice and expert) translating their working weeks into punchcards and then knitting them out as samples and scarves. I ran four ‘shifts’, though some people worked through their lunch in order […]

Workshop at Future Everything – 30th March

Mar 09 2014 · by Sam Meech

As part of the Data As Culture exhibition at Future Everything, I will be running a short knitting machine workshop on Sunday 30th March. The workshop lasts 90 mins, and I have 4 slots for up to 4 participants: 10:00 – 11:30 11:30 – 13:00 14:00 – 15:30 15:30 – 17:00 book a slot here […]