From 23 September 15:01 to 22 November 16:01 @ Nederlandstalige Bibliotheek Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ?Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ? Listening postIn the Dutch speaking library of Saint-Gilles you can listen to a selection of words that were recorded in the neighborhood in the framework of the project Parlez-Vous Saint-Gillois ? With headphones you can listen to the stories of people who live in the neighborhood and the explanations of 'their' words. Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ? is a sound database with special words that are spoken in the neighborhood Bosnia, Saint-Gilles, Brussels. On display, from the last week of September to November 2014: "Ratat", "Bèèèèè", "Scouti", "Superclifragilisticoxpialidoucious". These and the other words that are collected during the project can also be listened to For (...)
From 17 to 22 November @ Beursschouwburg, Brussel GenderBlendingWorksession GenderBlendingIn 6 days, 3 interdisciplinary groups will develop three interconnected proposals for modelling digital bodies differently. Each thread is prepared by two or three invited guests. Throughout the week we'll organise discussions, small workshops and presentations for all participants. This will allow us to work through theoretical and material specifics of imagining gender (social readings and constructed imaginations) in a digital context. We'll use Free, Libre and Open Source software such as MakeHuman, Blender, Openscad, Freecad and PyMol. Participants bring their own laptop with Linux installed or can borrow a computer for the duration of the session (limited availability). (...)
Saturday 11 October 12:00-18:00 @ Constant vzw Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ?Play Babel AudiowalkPLAY BABEL Play Babel is a soundwalk by artist Anna Raimondo, through the neighborhood Bosnie in Saint-Gilles, Brussels. The walk takes polace in the framework of the project "Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ?" organised by Constant. Saturday 11 octobre 2014. Walks start at: 12:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:00, 16:00 – 17:00 The soundwalks Play Babel investigates the languages that are spoken by inhabitants of Bosnie. During the walk you will taste a soup of accents and a salad of borrowed words, sprinkled with absurdities and intranslatable words. In the neighborhood you will encounter words that came from all corners of the world. How ? > Bring an mp3 player and headphones, download the walk (...)
From 8 to 12 September @ Kunstenwerkplaats De Pianofabriek Verbindingen / JonctionsBooksprint Are You Being ServedDuring the last edition of the meetingdays Verbindingen/Jonctions in December 2013 we invited the participants to collaborate with a team of 'dedicated notetakers' to report live on the workshops and lectures using the collective platform Etherpad. They did an enormous amount of work. The notetakers will gather again in De Pianofabriek Kunstenwerkplaats during one week, together with a designer and some volunteers, with the plan to create a collective publication based on these notes. If you would like to join the process as a volunteer, do not hesitate to write a mail to an/at/constantvzw/dot/org. VJ14 Booksprint is a project of Constant in collaboration with Kunstenwerkplaats De (...)
Thursday 11 September 17:00-19:00 @ Constant Constant VariableVariable Loop This Thursday Constant will host the first Variable Loop after moving out from Variable in July! Variable Loop is an informal moment for everyone who would like to meet F/LOSS artists, taste their work or present own work, and engage in a discussion around it. Variable Loop was the name of a monthly open door moments at Variable, the 'Free Libre Open Source Software (F/LOSS) Arts Lab' that existed during three years in Schaerbeek. By continuing Variable Loop we create regular encounters for the growing network of F/LOSS artists, designers and programmers in Brussels and beyond. Variable Loop is an initiative of OSP, F/LAT and (...)
From 1 May 10:30 to 31 August 17:00 @ Nederlandstalige Bibliotheek Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ?Listen to the words from Saint-GillesIn the Dutch speaking library of Saint-Gilles you can listen to a selection of words that were recorded in the neighborhood in the framework of the project Parlez-Vous Saint-Gillois ? With headphones you can listen to the stories of people who live in the neighborhood and the explenations of 'their' words. Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ? is a sound database with special words that are spoken in the neighorhood Bosnia, Saint-Gilles, Brussels. From may to august 2014 the following words can be listened to: "Marteau rouge", "Portugitu", "Bosnilav", "La pousse qui pousse". All the words can also be heard For opening hours, please check the website of the library. (...)
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