Creative Studio is a collaborative learning and production space located within HOPE Alkazar. Operating on Nike’s adopted principle of “Zero Waste,” this area hosts various workshops, trainings, and events curated by Fixers’ Club.
The Creative Studio offers a democratic production opportunity for aspiring creatives, artists, designers, enthusiasts, and makers to better understand and practice the space.
Creative Studio Workshops
In the Creative Studio, we organize workshops on topics such as “Zero Waste” principles, advanced recycling, design thinking, the use of 21st-century production tools and materials, basic repair practices, and more. These workshops are open to everyone and free of charge.
Noted! In addition to workshops, we also organize thematic events and panels for the growth and development of our community. You can access all this content through HOPE Alkazar’s website or Instagram account.
Open to Everyone
We have opened the Creative Studio for artists, designers, and student projects with the aim of providing fair access to knowledge, experience, and tools. Anyone who completes the Creative Studio 101 training can use the space during Open Studio Days according to their needs.
Creative Studio 101
What is Creative Studio 101?
Creative Studio 101 is an educational module designed for those who want to get acquainted with the tools and opportunities offered in the Creative Studio.
Who should attend Creative Studio 101?
Designers, artists, and makers working in the creative industry, as well as those studying in design-related fields, who have a need for production and prototyping in their projects, can participate in Creative Studio 101 to learn about the possibilities this space can offer for their specific needs.
What will you learn in Creative Studio 101?
Participants will gain knowledge about the basic production and prototyping tools available in the Creative Studio, such as woodworking tools, silicone molding, 3D printing, sewing-embroidery, and the use of hand tools.
What is Open Studio Days?
Open Studio Days allows individuals who want to develop and produce their own art, design, and hardware projects to use the Creative Studio and its facilities according to their specific needs.
Who can benefit from Open Studio Days?
Designers, artists, and makers working in the creative industry, as well as those studying in design-related fields, who have a need for production and prototyping in their projects can benefit from Open Studio Days by making a reservation.
Which tools can you use during Open Studio Days?
Participants of Open Studio Days can use many production tools and equipment available in the Creative Studio. You can find a list of the tools and their usage guidelines here.
Is there a prerequisite to benefit from Open Studio Days?
Creative individuals who want to benefit from Open Studio Days should attend the Creative Studio 101 workshop held at the Creative Studio every two weeks. In this workshop, basic information and experience about the use rules and production possibilities of the space are provided.
What is the main goal of Open Studio Days?
The main goal of opening the Creative Studio to those in need is to make production tools accessible in a democratic way. For example, someone who wants to produce a prototype with a 3D printer can make a reservation for Open Studio Days and use the 3D printer in the studio for that day.
How can one benefit from Open Studio Days?
Those who want to benefit from Open Studio Days should attend any of the Creative Studio 101 workshops and then fill out the registration form at https://www.hopealkazar.com/yaratici-studyo. Afterwards, based on the requested dates and times, necessary feedback will be provided, and reservations will be made accordingly.