“Maker Culture is trying to have a smaller footprint and thinking of a more equal coherent system. In a way that you pay more attention on where materials come from, how things travel in the world.”
“The inspirational point of view within makers practices is the openness of trying to share as much different experiences, knowledges, tools and methods as we can and make those available.”
“For me maker culture really is about the culture of critical making, breaking things open and looking at how they work as well as creating and re-purposing things and making them more useful in new and creative ways.”
“I would define maker culture as an emerging cultural movement that, following the open and sharing spirit of the science Ethos, and using the potential of Internet, has contributed to one of the greatest transfers of knowledge in the history of civilizations.”
“Maker Culture”, which could also be called “Do-It-Yourself culture”, is a movement to share very informal skills, especially through distributed networks.
“We need to think about deployment with the actors, rather than offering readymade solutions. We need to co-build an “Erasmus for makers”.
“The foundations of our maker culture is a joint symbiosis of humanities, social, formal, natural and applied sciences. “
“You can unconsciously articulate yourself through technology and/or you can invent technology as an artist!”
“Maker culture goes hand in hand with new-media art practice, especially when we talk about learning and sharing.”