amanda yamasaki

A series of projects and workshops with students in North Lawndale teaching the basic principles of electricity, culminating in a conductive mural as a community teaching tool.  

In collaboration with
DRW High School
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
& Miguel Aguilar

Funded by motorola


 mural workshops coming summer 2018


conductive workshops & projects

Introducing the basics principles of electricity to students in North Lawndale using art as a way to understand these concepts. 



A system of toys designed and workshopped at BBF Family Services in North Lawndale, Chicago, to teach kids the basics of circuitry and bring tangibility to technology. 

dimensions variable
3D printed PLA, aluminum, dyed maple, electronics


Conductive Drawing exercises for the North Lawndale Arts Fair and accompanying STEM / STEAM fair at Douglas Park.


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Soft circuitry workshops

Understanding circuitry through craft methodologies focused on empowering students in North Lawndale to create and wear their own light. 

dimensions variable
felt, yarn, LED sequins, thread, needles, batteries