Objects in Common: the publication


From October 2015 until December 2016 a worksession, an exhibition and lots more ran under the header of Objects in Common. The fablab and maker culture, conversion of digital objects to the physical realm, and the issues that come along (from geopolitical to licensing to infrastructure) were part of this research thread.

All of this was condensed into a publication.

You can freely download/print/distribute this booklet. Or you can get your own riso-printed physical copy sending an email to donatella@constantvzw.org [5 euro plus shipping costs].


Objects in Common

Digital media channels have led to a rise in the distributed manufacture of customised objects. How is it possible to make the manufacture and design of these objects really accessible, beyond the mere publication of online plans and platforms? How does one respond to a larger scale production (...)