a Brussels association founded in 1997 with the objective of promoting,
to the public and among artists, creative and/or critical works
using new media in dialogue with other forms of expression. To do
this, Constant organises exhibitions, conferences, workshops, publishes
texts, with a view to developing the current media discourse.
artists a network which provides technical and financial support.
This network presents an environment which permits artists to bring
their work face to face with other recent work in the context of
exhibitions and festivals. Our sphere of activity embraces 'traditional'
media (film, video) as well as the newcomers (CD-ROM, Internet)
and we are studying various ways of presenting all these different
media: exhibitions in museums, videotheques, programmes for cinemas,
radio broadcasts, Internet sites. Constant also works at bringing
together artists and the public during debates, conferences and
an independent platform. This permits it to associate equally with
existing institutions and alternative groups, journalists and critics.
This also allows it to occupy sites of differing natures: traditional
exhibition halls, movie theatres, temporary occupation of commercial
sites, double-decker bus, cybercafés...
an annual festival of new media entitled Verbindingen/ Jonctions