January 2019

The SuPi8 is a digital camera ... but built inside a Super8 camera. More precisely, it is a digital sensor connected to a Raspberry Pi, stuck inside a 8mm or Super8 camera.
From November 19 to 21, Constant is organizing a 3-day workshop where we will build cameras from scratch, experiment with (...)

A preview of projects and activities planned in 2019: from The Death of the Authors to Queer Fermentation, from Networks with an attitude, to Iterations.

7-13 April 2019 @ Antwerp/BE
"Networks do not tell all stories equally. Networks, like all entities with stories, tell most readily those stories in whose reflection they see themselves." [Eleanor Saitta, 2012]
The internet is dead, long live the internets! In 2025, the internet will consist (...)

In the context of Any Change Calls for Resistance, this year’s winterschool at RITCs curated by Christoph Meierhans, Constant contributes with The Streaming Hypothesis. This two week workshop will be a hands-on experience with the politics and technologies of streaming.
On 15 January, invited (...)

In the course of 1948, the lives of the authors Sergej Eisenstein, Louis Jean Lumière, Marie-Elisabeth Belpaire, Jacques Feyder, Cissy van Marxveldt and many others came to an end. Seventy years later, in 2019, the intellectual property protection on their oeuvre expires. Finally, their works (...)

Due to planning issues the recording session of the podcasts at Radio Panik is postponed to Friday 1-3. We will spend some time during this session on: a case of Propaganda Detection: https://www.datasciencesociety.net/hack-news-datathon-case-propaganda-detection/

XMPP is a long standing protocol for libre federated chat which in recent years brought the federated chat ecosystem to modern mobile clients, cross device chat and end-to-end encryption.
Running up to FOSDEM, the XMPP community hosts a design sprint in Brussels. More info + how to join: (...)

The 2019 edition of transmediale focuses on the role of emotions, empathy, and cultural emergence in digital culture. Constant co-moderates one of its two Study Circles on Affective Infrastructures and in addition, is involved in multiple workshops and events:
The Affective Infrastructures (...)