From 20 to 25 August @ Zinneke And more...Relearn 2015A third edition of the collectively organised summer school Relearn is in the making. You are welcome to join from 20-25 August in Zinneke (Brussels). Sign up for the mailinglist to follow updates on the program, and how to participate: https://listes.domainepublic.net/li...
From 2 July 00:00 to 7 August 01:00 @ Constant Constant VΠ­view - Stéphane Cousot + Stéfan PiatExhibition Π­view Opening 2 july – 18:00 A noisy street in Sint-Gilles. A shopping window in which a monitor and speakers show and play what happens further on in the street. A film without scenario in which the protagonists are the passers by, the cars, birds, the market salesmen. The video image consists of a stream of images without beginning or ending, a moving matter of which the development has not been foreseen. The sound and images are captured and send live by a device constructed by the artists Stéphane Cousot et Stéfan Piat. Their installation invites to take time to watch, and to pay attention to potential events that will develop in a remote space. Π­view is part of (...)
From 18 June 18:00 to 28 June 00:00 @ Constant Constant VuHbench workshopDuring a short performative workshop we'll build an Urban Hacker Bench in front of Constant. The bench will serve nicely during the summertime, as a non-profit spot to chat, hang out, observe passers by, cast a critical look on the work on show in Constant V, or just enjoy the sunshine .. This project was initiated in 2012 by artist Julien Deswaef. See the documentation of earlier benches and read more on this website. Download the instructions here. You can download and adapt the instructions to your own needs. Come on 18 june at 18:00. We'll build the bench by following the instructions step by step. Joining, seeing how it is done, and help building, is a good way to understand the (...)
From 19 May 11:00 to 26 June 17:00 @ esc medienabor IterationsIterations - The Tech OracleIterations The Tech Oracle TTO with Pascale Barret, Julien Deswaef, Heidrun Primas, Ushi Reiter, Agnese Trocchi, IOhannes m zmölnig Where internet companies don't want to burn their fingers on the suggestive, the inefficient, the absurd and mythical, The Techno Oracle TTO opens up the spectrum of search query technology to the realm of uncertainty, intuition and even magic. The Techno Oracle (TTO) finally acknowledges the metaphysical depths of our worshipping of the internet as the solver of all our lives' problems. The exhibition space of esc medienlabor is transformed into an accessible installation, in which visitors enter as beta-testers of the system, and they might leave with a (...)
From 5 June 10:00 to 7 June 18:00 @ Aleppo AlgolitClose-reading Kenneth Goldsmith's Uncreative WritingAs part of the residency of performers Billy Bultheel & Enad Marouf in Brussels, Constant will be co-organising a close-reading session of Kenneth Goldsmith's Uncreative Writing on 5, 6, 7th June 2015. The idea is to create a space for presentation, exchange, discussion on new ways of reading and writing. Read a little more on this book: http://www.brainpickings.org/2013/0... The workshop will run from 10 till 18h each day. Constant provides lunch. Participation and lunch is free. Lodging can be found if necessary. We would like to limit the participants to a group of 15 people. If you're interested, please send a mail before 30th May to an //at// (...)
From 1 May to 1 June @ Constant VerlagConversationsPublication of an extensive collection of conversations between developers and designers involved in the wider ecosystem of Libre Graphics. Speaking to each other about tools for typography, lay-out and image processing they render a portrait of a community gradually understanding the interdependencies between Free Software and design. Conversations was edited by Femke Snelting in collaboration with Christoph Haag and published by Constant. To order: http://freeze.sh/_/2015/conversations/ With: Agnes Bewer, Alexandre Leray, An Mertens, Andreas Vox, Asheesh Laroia, Carla Boserman, Christina Clar, Chris Lilley, Christoph Haag, Claire Williams, Cornelia Sollfrank, Dave Crossland, Denis (...)
From 1 to 31 May @ And more...Histories of the Feminist Server(s)Histories of the Feminist Server(s) is a contribution to Exquisite Corps, a colloborative piece for Lady Justice ('Reconsidering gender and technology in the age of the distributed network'), featured in the on-line publication New Criticals ('New criticism of all that exists'). Looking outwards, what are the boundaries of gendered inclusion and exclusion in digital spaces? Looking inwards, who are the ‘we' of cyberfeminism? Who participates? How should they participate? With: Steph Alarcon, Tamsyn Gilbert, Christina Dunbar-Hester, Seda Gurses, Jara Rocha, Femke Snelting, Sophie (...)
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