ČIPke, women with a touch for technology, science and art, is an initiative for researching the conditions for women who are active in the context of science, technology and media art. The goal is to open a space for conversation about women working in these fields and to organise practical educational programs including various workshops on electronics, robotics, open source programing, and the usage of open source programs for graphical design, video editing, sound synthesis…
1. čipke plur. n.: laces: a delicate fabric made of yarn or thread in an open weblike pattern.
2. čip n. electronics: chip: an electronic component processed to have specified electrical characteristics in an integrated circuit.
3. čipke plur. n.: laces: a plural abbreviation of the name of mathematician Ada Lovelace who created the first algorithm intended to be processed by a machine.
ČIPke, women with a touch for technology, science and art, 2012 – present
Saša Spačal, Ida Hiršenfelder, Staška Guček
Photo: Hana Josić
Project website: Čipke, women with touch for technology, science and art
Facebook group: ČIPke
Production: Rampa Lab / Kersnikova Institute
Support: Ministry of Culture of Republic of Slovenia, Municipality of Ljubljana