Apply to be part of the first edition of "Fabricademy", the first global textile academy from FabLab Yucatán and immerse yourself for 6 months in textiles, fashion, digital manufacturing and biology as well as enjoy one of the best cities in Latin America.
What is Fabricademy? The Fabricademy is a transdisciplinary course that focuses on the development of new technologies applied in the textile industry, in its wide range of applications, from the fashion industry and the next clothing market; the global coordinating headquarters of the course is Spain, the Netherlands and Italy creating a distributed education and research platform in which each participating node functions as a classroom and the world as the campus of the largest university under construction internationally.
STAFF COORDINATION Anastasia Pistofidou - FabTextiles / Fab Lab BCN Cecilia Raspanti - TextileLab Amsterdam / Waag Society Fiore Basile - Fab Lab Toscana / Fabctory / Fab Connections
Why choose FabLab Yucatan as a node?
400 square meters in an old cellar remodeled with 3D printers, CNC routers, electronics workstation, carpentry and electricity work tools and a multidisciplinary work team needed to develop any prototype in a fablab within an environment maker and of innovation.
Own Fablab Yucatán Schedule for Fabricademy In addition to all the content assigned to Fabricademy, the FabLab Yucatan will have its own schedule plus the already established to complement the learning that goes from expert local guests in each subject, visits to artisan textile communities, demonstrations and exhibitions of materials and techniques of the region.
Join Fabricademy If you wish to participate in Fabricademy 2017, please fill out the form below.
Student´s application process
Fill out the online application form
The local tutor will contact you to have a personal interview (in-person or via skype).
Fabricademy Coordination will contact you to let you know the results of the process.
Once you receive the confirmation letter, you must make a deposit to secure your place, before the program starts