Control a motor with ArduinoOverview
This teaser is intended for people who are new to Electronics. Participants will develop skills in electronics prototyping and Arduino through controlling a motor and its direction with push buttons.

You Will Learn 

  • Understanding of basic concepts of electricity and components of electronics such as resistor, diode, capacitors, and more
  • Electronics prototyping: How to connect electronic components to a breadboard
  • Structure of the Arduino code and writing of Arduino code
  • How to work with functions- Create and call functions within the code
  • Control a motor and change its direction with a push button

About the Instructor:

Lorena Salomé is a Toronto- based artist with a background in photography, film, tech, and a BFA from OCAD University where she specialized in electromechanical sculpture. Salomé is currently doing her Masters on Digital Media at York University. She incorporates various technologies in her work using everyday objects and dismantled electronics to make sound sculptures and robots. From the early video works to the kinetic installations there is always a point in common, the use of found and repurposed objects. Her work has been exhibited and published locally and internationally since 2003. Salomé has taught electronics and video in several educational institutions and art galleries in Canada and Argentina

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Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organisers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organiser. 

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.