Meet the Inventor

Monika Wuhrer

 

Monika is the Artistic Director of Open Source Gallery & KOKO Open Source. Open Source is a Brooklyn based non-profit that serves as a nexus for contemporary art and local neighborhood cultures, with a history of supporting emerging artists who through the development of new works challenge how, when, and where contemporary art intersects and integrates with the everyday lives of everyday people.

Monika also leads BitBots workshops, in which she teaches kids how to use littleBits to create awesome projects.

Connect with Monika Wuhrer   @open_source

 

I am based in Brooklyn, NY

OPEN

 

My maker superpower is…

 

 

 

I am inspired by Children & Trash

 

10666100_10152740563243487_7817120795833862857_n

 

 

10411094_10152740564538487_2010330644393790070_n

 

 

BQ5A3297-1024x682

 

 

I have used littleBits to help children make a short movie:

 

 

In the process I learned that littleBits encourages and excites every child to make something. I love the stories they come up with when they share their projects made out of trash – brought to life by littleBits.

 

 

 

My dream bit is a bit that can recharge the batteries so we can keep going forever

 

via nytimes.com

 

 

 

More From Our Community

Inventor
Claire O’Brien

I never expected to actually want to or enjoy making real world ‘things’ but thanks to littleBits I do now.

Inventor
Matt Johnson

Meet Matt Johnson, one of the founders of Bare Conductive, makers of an electrically conductive paint as well as the studio behind...

Inventor
Ginger Butcher

Ginger Butcher is a NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Education & Outreach Specialist, as well as the author and illus...

Inventor
Danielle Delgado

While only 14-years old, Danielle has invented many projects using littleBits and her 3D printer, including functional robotic arm...