Don’t know your Arduino from your elbow? No problem! Host Caro C is joined by guests Ann Fomukong-Boden and Cat Scott as we delve hands-first into the world of music tech makers. Find out what you could create, the best kit for getting started and where to learn the skills. They also chat about the support to be found in makerspace communities and reveal why it’s a good idea to whistle while you solder…
Ann Fomukong-Boden is a Chesterfield-based electronics engineer and social entrepreneur. She is director and co-founder of the social enterprise Kakou, which uses inclusive technology to design instruments that are accessible to all. Ann also volunteers as a STEM Ambassador, organising events and workshops to educate and inspire schools and communities about STEM.
kakou.org.uk / socialfuse.org.uk
Cat Scott is a Bradford-based artist and producer working with sound and multimedia inspired by STEM themes and processes. Her works include the 360° bubble dome Inner Horizons, created during a residency in South Korea; kinetic bubble installation The Abyssal Glow (with Joe Beedles) and In Transition, a kinetic sculpture for Light Night Leeds 2017.
Caro C is a composer, producer, performer and educator in electronic sound. She is the founder of Delia Derbyshire Day, a charity celebrating the Radiophonic Workshop pioneer through events, education and art. Inspired by the elements, the natural world and rock climbing, her fourth album, Electric Mountain is released in June 2021, with the single ‘Dreamers For Elisa’ out now.
Audio Club is a podcast from Yorkshire Sound Women Network
The podcast was supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.