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 (...)

Bots, robots, cyborgs

Constant member An Mertens will take part in Just For the Record, an event dedicated to presentations, discussions and Wikipedia editing, addressing gender issues around the themes of bots, (...)

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 (...)


Algolit is a project of Constant, a workgroup around i-literature, free code and text. On Thursday 9th June 2016 (10-18h) we will meet to review the interventions of past sessions, invent some (...)

Publication launch

We are very happy to invite you to the launch of the online Cqrrelations publication. Cqrrelations was a worksession of two weeks we organised in deBuren in January 2015. As one year counts for (...)

Machine Learning: an introduction

Algolit is a project of Constant, a workgroup around i-litterature, free code and text. On Saturday 23rd April 2016 (10-18h) Yann Chevaleyre will give an introduction to machine learning models (...)

Machine Research

Aarhus University and Transmediale organise a workshop on Machine Research, hosted by Constant in Brussels. The workshop aims to engage research and artistic practice that takes into account the (...)

Machine Research: Conversations

Public discussion with presentations by: Geoff Cox, Christian Ulrik Andersen, Søren Pold: Machine Research; Sarah Garcin: Publication-Jockey; Kristoffer Gansing, Daphne Dragona: transmediale 2017; (...)

Narrative perspective of Neural Networks #6

Algolit explores neural networks to see how their process can be made legible, visible, understandable. We follow up on the Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing course from Stanford (...)

On Journey with Hovelbot

New landscapes are in the making by how we interact with our telephones and computers. Two hundred years after Mary Shelley wrote her novel Frankenstein, an Algolit Extended group reinterpreted (...)

Poetics of the Algorithm

Constant members Catherine Lenoble and An Mertens will present Algolit at the conference on Poetics of the Algorithms. During this lecture, they will share the latest discussions around automatic (...)

SICV (Scandinavian Institute of Computational Vandalism)

The archive activists Michael Murtaugh, Nicolas Malevé and Ellef Prestsæter together present the installation The Scandinavian Institute of Computational Vandalism. During the opening, which will (...)

Supervised Machine Learning for writing & reading practises

Algolit is a project of Constant, a workgroup around i-literature, free code and text. On Thursday 3rd November we will start from Uncertainty Detected, a supervised machine learning script (...)