Friday, April 20, 2012

Make Your Bike with Dario Pegoretti in Verona

“Tornemo indrio" (back to the roots) is a 4 days workshop open to 15 participants where Dario Pegoretti will teach how to build bike frames with the traditional Italian technique. The goal is to demonstrate how it is possible to handcraft a beautiful steel frame bike just using few simple tools such as a vice, a hacksaw, a ruler and a welding torch.

The participants will be divided in teams of 3-4 people and each team will make their own bicycle under Dario Pegoretti’s supervision. This workshop is part the OniricaLab project, an event-laboratory where all visitors can discover the desire of “making”, recovering old habits and customs, to develop their creativity. The purpose is to arise awareness about the importance of the making culture in the developing of a critical consumption on the contemporary society.

On Saturday May the 12th, the results of the workshop will be exhibited during the opening day where there will be live concerts, dj sets, organic bars, various activities related to the bike world visitors and minilab were people can experiment creativity and hand crafting techniques.

WHERE AND WHEN “Tornemo Indrio (Back to the Roots)” will take place in Verona, Italy from May 10th to 13th 2012 in via Scuderlando 4, ℅ Associazione Interzona.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE AND HOW The applicants will be selected personally by Dario Pergoretti on the basis of a covering letter explaining the candidate’s motivations for attending the workshop. More details on the OniricaLab website

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