2022

April 2021

Bureaucracktic Bedtime Stories is a collection of contributions in many media that originate from the worksession Bureaucracksy.
You can still register to the publication Bureaucracktic Bedtime Stories untill June 1.
This is a time base estaffette naration originating from artivist practices (...)

November

Is it possible for algorithms to read a poetic story in an archive of news articles on digital surveillance, updated daily by the same person for fifteen years? Can algorithms read a similar story in the texts of a database as that which is told by its creator?
The members of the collective (...)

January

The workshop will focus on how the poetic installation - still on show in the window of Constant - was created. We will look into the code, the database and we will propose to create new versions based on the same corpus.
Expect a massive amount of texts on big data and surveillance, Python (...)

February

The article Study, Practice and Proximate Critique that Élodie Mugrefya and Peter Westenberg wrote for MARCH, journal of art & strategy, briefly collects some thoughts to relate the work of Constant to publishing as an act of: tool thinking, generating publicness, being together, intervening (...)

Nubo is a Belgian cooperative with respect for privacy. Founded by a team of free and open source representatives, the coop provides email and cloud subscriptions to empower users to break free from GAFAM’s spell and take back control of their digital lives.
To celebrate the launch of an (...)

online

March

Opening: Wednesday 09-03-2022 18:00 -> 21:00 @ Constant Encounter at the café Lagrange: Wednesday 30-03-2022 17:00 -> 19:00 @ Lagrange Points, Huidevettersstraat 114 Rue des Tanneurs, 1000 Brussels
Computational Arabic is an ongoing work series, collected by Rita-Josy Haddoub and addressing (...)

A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
In the first chapter, hosted in Varia, we will focus on tools and (...)

The article Collectively Setting Conditions for Re-Use details Constant’s alignements with Free Culture across time and examines the questions and necessities raised in the document Collective Conditions for (re)use (CC4r).
"The Collective Conditions for Re-Use (CC4r) license is one of many (...)

We invite potential participants across disciplines to apply for contributing to the final session of our Weak Signaaal program, on the 23rd of June, under the theme of Spongy coexistence. The contribution format is open, but can for example take the form of an afternoon program, a workshop, a (...)

A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
The second encounter of the series will be hosted by HYPHA, a (...)

May

This article examines Constant’s Reparative Approach to Publishing.
In a wide array of materials and methods, from thermal printers to talking servers and “algoliterary” poetry, many forms of publications come out of Constant’s projects and networks. What they often have in common is not so much (...)

Constant is looking for interns (m/x/f) all year round
The intern will have the opportunity to participate in the everyday life of the organization and gain an overview of its functioning. He/she will learn to handle different working tools (software related, organizational, knowledge (...)

OPENING: 06.05.2022 18:00 -> 24:00 Parcours d’Artistes Saint-Gilles: 07 & 08.05.2022 14:00 -> 19:00 Parcours d’Artistes Saint-Gilles: 14 & 15.05.2022 14:00 -> 19:00 TALK: 09.06.2022 17:00 -> 19:00
The Æthers (by Claire Williams and Dvora Levy) is a space for the preservation and (...)

A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
The second encounter of the series will be hosted by LURK at VARIA, (...)

And now that everyone is editing, what? is a series of meetings to rethink and share knowledge about contemporary publishing, organised by the artists in residence in the field of experimental editorial design at the Santa Mònica Arts Center in Barcelona: Silvia Renda, Estefanía Martín and Carlos (...)

June

In June 2022, Constant will stir up the format of our typical worksessions and organise a series of 4 afternoons under the title of Weak signaaal at cafe La Vieille Chechette. We see searching for weak signals as a practice that centers sensibilities towards what easily goes under the radar, is (...)

A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
The fourth encounter of the series will be hosted at esc, Graz. (...)

A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
The fourth encounter of the series will be hosted at esc, Graz. (...)

A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
The fourth encounter of the series will be hosted at esc, Graz. (...)

In June 2022, Constant will stir up the format of our typical worksessions and organise a series of 4 afternoons under the title of Weak signaaal at cafe La Vieille Chechette. We see searching for weak signals as a practice that centers sensibilities towards what easily goes under the radar, is (...)

In Cosmic Foam Traditions no.1, the installation on display in Constant’s window until June the 26th, we hear Eve’s voice reporting on her journeys into unknown dimensions.
For the discussion on the 14th of June, Les Aethers have invited Eve to share her shifting practice. She will plunge us (...)

In June 2022, Constant will stir up the format of our typical worksessions and organise a series of 4 afternoons under the title of Weak signaaal at cafe La Vieille Chechette. We see searching for weak signals as a practice that centers sensibilities towards what easily goes under the radar, is (...)

In June 2022, Constant will stir up the format of our typical worksessions and organise a series of 4 afternoons under the title of Weak signaaal at cafe La Vieille Chechette. We see searching for weak signals as a practice that centers sensibilities towards what easily goes under the radar, is (...)

July

The worksession Zone #16 will take place from 19 to 26 November 2022 (exact dates to be confirm) and will investigates the city as a woven fabric of territories of inclusion and exclusion, of availabilities and scarcities, of obligations and potentials. Recognizing that this mesh always (...)

“We need acts of restoration, not only for polluted waters and degraded lands, but also for our relationship to the world. We need to restore honor to the way we live, so that when we walk through the world we don’t have to avert our eyes with shame, so that we can hold our heads up high and (...)

September

In recent years the pavements of many cities around the world have been flooded by colourful so-called "dockless sharing vehicles". With promises of eco-friendly mobility, these venture capitalist companies have occupied both the legal and physical grey zones between private and public space on (...)