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03/10/2015 @ 17:00 - 20:00
What’s a Restart Party?
A Restart Party is a public event where volunteers with technical skills help participants to learn how to repair their own electric and electronic devices.
The atmosphere is calm, fun, in community, so people who are waiting for a Restarter, can have a snack and a drink, chat or get to know more about the Restart Parties.
When someone arrives to the Restart Party with a broken device, a hosting volunteer asks about what may be wrong and matches the participant/device with an appropriate Restarter. Then, the participants learn about their repair together with the Restarter, who tries to involve them in the repairing process as much as possible.
At the end, the goal is that participants become aware of the repairability of their devices and about how easily we can extend the life of our devices. Be aware, then, of the huge ecological and economic impact that we can save by ourselves.
Who we are
Restarters Barcelona is an informal group that wants to drive alternatives to the planned obsolescence and the reapropriation of technological knowledge. Inspired by the experience of Restart Project, this collective emerges with the aim of stimulate and promote the self-organization of Restart Parties in every Barcelona’s neighbourhoods. That is why we are an open group to the participation of anybody interested in this activity and our desire is to ‘infect’ others until becoming a movement.
Restarters Barcelona is composed by people involved (or not) in similar projects such as ‘Reparat Millor que Nou’, the Macus space from the Catalan Integral Cooperative or MEND*RS, an international network for the mending culture.
Would you like to organize a Restart Party in your neighbourhood?…Look for some allies and let’s start up!