Hardware

Constant V: (machine) knit

Apart from turning thread or yarn into a piece of fabric by forming loops that are pulled through each other by hand with needles or by machine, to knit also means to become closely and firmly (...)

D.I.Y (DO IT YOURSELF) DAY FESTIVAL

A day of creativity and entertainment with DIY workshops, exhibition, DIY cinema, kidzone.. Constant member Wendy Van Wynsberghe will show an interactive installation, with open hardware & (...)

Diverted Objects @ The time of the commons

Diverted Objects, the installation in the Constant window, will be part of the program of the festival The time of the commons that will take place in Brussels and other European cities from 5th (...)

Diverted 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 (...)

Diverted 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, (...)

ELLENTRIEK #12 : Ellentriek goes High Voltage - HI VOLTAGE! (New dates)

Ellentriek is a series of workshops where artists can come and work together on their own artistic electronics projects. We work with themes. This Ellentriek has two threads happening (...)

Ellentriek #13: Audio special

Ellentriek is all about audio in November. We will learn how to build small own amplifiers and microphones, during two long Wednesday afternoons. With a soldering iron, a couple of components, (...)

Ellentriek #14: sew - measure - send - receive

Ellentriek is a series of workshops, often collaborative, where artists can come and work together on their own artistic electronics projects, made with open hardware. This Ellentriek is about (...)

Ellentriek #15 meets Code, Arts & Crafts : Shielded - extend your Arduino

(CC BY-NC 2.0) Some rights reserved, image by _kzr With an Arduino you can collect a lot of sensor data, from smelling gasses to measuring temperature or light and lots more. But how do you (...)

Ellentriek #17: Hack your knitting machine with Knitic!

Ellentriek goes textile: liberating knitting machines In the eighties and nineties electronic knitting machines were readily available. But it was never a simple task to knit an image, a (...)

Ellentriek #2

Workshops D.I.Y. hardware & electricity

Ellentriek #3

Workshops on D.I.Y. hardware & electricity

Ellentriek #4

In this workshop you can propose your electrical artistic research project. Participate to experiment and learn from each other and from Jonas Nachtergaele, MarcOrakel, Dijf Sanders... (...)

Ellentriek #5

At the end of November, there is another Ellentriek session, this time in a slightly ’new’ format. Ellentriek this time is a gathering for Volt-artists-DIY-ers where the relationship between art en (...)

Ellentriek #6

Open workshop – bring your own project and let’s make it work … together.

Ellentriek #8 workshop

Open workshop - bring your project involving electronics and let’s work on it together. If you have no specific project in mind, you can come, check it out and get some electric inspiration and a (...)

Ellentriek #9 Sensor me Sensor you

Are you currently working on an electronic tinkering project? Do you want to discover all kinds of buttons, potentiometers, infrared detectors, movement detectors, gassensors, coloursensors, (...)

Ellentriek-Recup

Your copier, scanner or mobile phone is broken and your local thrift store has kindly referred you to the dump? Don’t worry, inside these machines you can find all kinds of treasure, such as (...)

Ellentriek in the parc

What are chips - no - not the ones you eat! How do you make a led burn? Can you sew with electronics? Come experiment with Ellentriek. Crocodile clamps don’t bite! (We will work under 5 Volt - (...)

Flossie 2013

Flossie 2013 brings together FLOSS women developers, entrepreneurs, researchers and policy-makers, digital artists and social innovators for an exciting mix of talks, spontaneous discussions and (...)

Free Furniture!

Tuesday 3 may we toast to Free Furniture! Mathieu Gabiot designed and constructed a large working table and three bench-variants that fit the many different working habits of the Constant (...)

Hack the Knit @ Fosdem 2015

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

Hack the Knit - overview and troubleshoot

In the 80’s and 90’s electronic domestic knitting machines were popular. These machines stopped being produced in 1996. Yet they are still being used with their 1980’s and 90’s technologies in (...)

Kijk mama, regarde papa, look sis! Invitation CLOSING EVENT 17/12

The ever evolving exhibition organized by Pttl is about to end. Ellentriek takes advantage of the festive atmosphere to present the Ellentrieken valies, a travel trunk full of tools and (...)

Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory in Brussels

Mz. Baltazar’s Laboratory is a feminist hackerspace and an artist collective based in Vienna. They work with open source technology and philosophy, in a women only space, operating a non-­‐ (...)

Open Hardware / Libre Softwear

A workshop mixing textile design with digital culture and tools (Floss in soft-and hardware). We will use a hacked knitting machine (Knitic). When you connect the machine with a computer, it (...)

Open Source Furniture - first release

Last spring Mathieu Gabiot designed and made 5 pieces of furniture for the Constant workplace. He conceptualized a large working table, 4 benches (in three variations) and a light fixture. The (...)

Software Freedom Day

Software Freedom Day is a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Source Software. This event is organised by the Brussels Hackerspaces (UrLab & Hsbxl). Constant member Wendy Van Wynsberghe (...)

Workshop Ellentriek #7

Open workshop - bring your project involving electronics and let’s work on it together. If you have no specific project in mind, you can come, check it out and get some electric inspiration and a (...)

(a little step) Beyond prototyping

Ellentriek (Constant & Pianofabriek) meets Code, Arts & Crafts (iMAL) to propose an advanced level workshop on building Arduino-like constructions. A little step towards autonomy and (...)

uHbench workshop

During a short performative workshop we’ll build an Urban Hacker Bench in front of Constant. The bench will serve nicely during the summertime, as a non-profit spot to chat, hang out, observe (...)