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The Jam Jar Collective is a group of artists, makers, programmers and doers. We like to play with technology and make nice things. We think that working with other people is a brill way to get things done and often learn something in the process. We like openness, sharing, making and doing.

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Temple Works Leeds Residency

Temple Works Leeds Residency

The Jam Jar Collective are now artists in residence at the incredible Temple Works site in Leeds. We first worked on site in 2009 and created a large scale light and sound installation ‘Bloom’ in the large main warehouse space as part of Leeds’ Light Night. There is a video of the series of installations including...
Hull Light Installation

Hull Light Installation

We have been commissioned Benedict Phillips to create barometer that controls a 4 storey light installation for the new NHS LIFT centre in Hull.  Working with our good friend OomLout, were going to use ardunio technology to connect a weather station sensor to light tape strips situated around the outside of the building.  The light...
Av Piano

Av Piano

Commissioned by Dauntless to create a audio visual piano for a temporary installation. First prototype was tested at a recent club event with video samples of ‘Big’ – giving people a chance to remix the film with their feet.
FriiSpray - Infrared Graffiti

FriiSpray – Infrared Graffiti

Our first outing into the world of interactivity – FriiSpray is a form of infra-graffiti using a nintendo wiimote, custom spray can and open source software. Look at the project here After a intense period of research and testing, were looking to develop the project in may different areas – from a fully emersive environment...