Performative lecture

11de Festival Bandits-Mages

An Mertens verweeft ideeën van Linus Thorvald Linux, Octavia Butlers Patternist Series en Donna Haraway’s Cybermanifesto in een vertelling, voor het programma ’Anticipated Worlds/Augmented (...)

11e Festival Bandits-Mages

An Mertens participera au 11e Festival Bandits-Mages, dans le cadre d ’Mondes anticipés/Territoires augmentés’. La fiction est un outil de travail. Elle permet de prendre de la distance par rapport (...)

11e Festival Bandits-Mages

An Mertens will be participating in the 11th Festival Bandits-Mages, in the program ’Anticipated Worlds/Augmented Territories’. Fiction allows you to take a distance from everyday reality and to (...)

About Tools, an exercise at Ladyfest

What tools do you use in your artistic practice, where do they come from, how were they made? Are they digital or physical? Constant member Wendy Van Wynsberghe does a small intervention on this (...)

Algorithms as storytellers

Constant member An Mertens will give a workshop and a lecture at Consonni, a producer of contemporary art, located in Bilbao since 1997. This event is part of the programme LaPublika, a series of (...)

Stories from the Algorithmic Forest

As a contribution to ’elif n°1 : Résistance électronique, stratégie éditoriale et cyberféminisme’, a seminar reserved for students of Ensba Lyon and Esad Saint-Etienne, An Mertens will present a series (...)

Blind Softspots & Deviating mapware

Nicolas Malevé and Peter Westenberg present in IBAI/Recyclart their exercice in exploiting the imperfections and in-between-spaces that grow in stitches, blind spots and the data-abundance of (...)

Blinde Softspots & Afleidende kaartware

In het kader van de ’Representation’-lezingenserie georganiseerd door het IBAI, presenteerde Constant een oefening in het exploiteren van de imperfecties en tussenruimtes die ontstaan in de (...)

Constant_V on the move

Constant_V is a series of installations that usually take place in the window of Constant, rue du Fort 5, in Saint-Gilles. Constant_V prefers showing work in progress, highlighting the (...)

Contested Tongues

For Contested Tongues, an event by Witte de With Class of ’16, Algolit members Manetta Berends, Gijs de Heij and An Mertens will present a performative lecture in which they will use texts of the (...)

Ensuite: ABC / ACB

enSuite est une série de rencontres sur les pratiques de l’imaginaire, organisée par Pieter Van Bogaert. De la pratique quotidienne des utilisateurs des media à la pratique singulière des artistes et (...)

Ensuite: ABC / ACB

enSuite is a series of meetings on the imaginary practice organised by Pieter Van Bogaert. From the everyday practice of media users, to the particular practice of artists and spectators or every (...)

From the kitchen to the workshop and into the lab

What would be a space that welcomes use and abuse, one that thrives on appropriation? How to make time and place for research, with life in the middle? What kind of interfaces could support (...)

Hack the Knit @ Fosdem 2015

Come find our hacked knitting machine at our Fosdem stand we share with Libre Graphics Magazine.

Happy New Year! Happy Public Domain Day!

Our best wishes for 2013 to everyone who reads this message, supports us, inspires us, works with us! Our wishes are enriched by the impressive wealth of knowledge, information and beauty that (...)