From 17 September to 25 October @ Constant Constant VDiverted Objects«Diverted Objects» is an installation developed by the collective LibreObjet around the “fork” applied to objects. The "fork" means an object having a common root with a second one. Initially twins, these two objects will separate and follow their own developments. The results of a one-day workshop will be exhibited for a month in the window of Constant in the frame of the project Constant V (Venster/Vitrine). Libre Objet is Raphaël Bastide, Julien Deswaef, Mathieu Gabiot and Martin Lévêque. «Diverted Objects» is part of the program of Brussels Design September. With the support of: Vlaamse Overheid, Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie, Commission Communautaire française and Gemeente (...)
Friday 25 September @ Mundaneum, Mons MondothèqueMondothèque at Otlet SalonsFemke represents Mondothèque at the Mundaneum Edition of the Otlet Salons, a "network event that aims to foster new cooperation across the borders of disciplines, institutions and society." With Pieter Colpaert (Keynote: How data want to be reused), Marc Vael (ISACA, UAMS and Solvay), Jan Van Hee (Arteveldehogeschool, POLITEIA) and Philippe van Impe (European Data Innovation Hub).
From 2 July to 13 September @ 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 (...)
Saturday 12 September 10:00-18:00 @ Libre Objet atelier Constant VDiverted Objects workshop“Diverted Objects” is a one-day workshop developed by the collective LibreObjet around the "fork" applied to objects. The ‘fork' means an object having a common root with a second one. Initially twins, these two objects will separate and follow their own developments. Starting with a specifically built object, how will it be re-appropriated physically by a third? Simple materials, a few tools and time constraints are the basic ingredients to explore and test the links and kinship boundaries of this object's family tree. No prerequisite is required. Open to 10 participants - registration by email - Contribution: 10€ for materials Libre Objet - Raphaël Bastide, Julien (...)
Friday 11 September 18:00-19:00 @ Wiels, Contemporary Art Centre Public Domain DayThe Death of the Authors - 1943 @ Brussels Poetry Fest"The Death of the Authors - 1943, a botopera' will be performed again in Wiels on Friday 11th September as the opening act of the Brussels Poetry Fest. The installation will be on show in Wiels untill Sunday 13th September. With : BotsWaller, NICKola tesla, Beatrix Botter, Rachmanibot & plotter Roland. A work by Michael Murtaugh, Anne Laforet, Gijs De Heij, Antonio Roberts, An Mertens. Botopera uses Python, nltk, mplayer, Pure Data, imagemagick and git. Clone or download all sources here:
From 31 August to 5 September @ Promiscuous pipelinesPromiscuous pipelines'Universalism is not rejected but particularized; what is needed is a new kind of articulation between the universal and the particular' (Chantal Mouffe in: The Return of the political, 1993) → Call for participants → Worksession program In computation, a 'pipe' is a method to enable various software modules to connect to each other, where the output of one program is treated as the input for the next program. 'Pipes' form the basis of The Unix philosophy, a perspective on software production where multiple task-oriented tools can be chained together to make seemingly endless software combinations possible. While interchangeable and flexible, the assumption that each element (...)
Friday 4 September 17:00-19:00 @ FoAm, Koolmijnkaai 30-34 Quai des Charbonnages, Brussels Promiscuous pipelinesApero Promiscuous PipelinesAt this special edition of the FoAM apéro you can discover some of the processes that we have been running at Promiscuous Pipelines, a worksession trying to re-imagine modularity, knowing that software processes are inherently leaky and contextual. The apéro is a regular social get-together of the FoAM team, visitors and curious passers-by. You're welcome to bring food or drink contributions and join us in our proceedings.
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