From 17 to 22 November @ Beursschouwburg, Brussel GenderBlendingWorksession GenderBlendingGender Blending gathers body hackers, 3D theorists, game activists, queer designers and software feminists around the table to challenge typical digital representations of the body, bending the rules of both gender and software. Using 3D animation software Blender, medical bodyscanners and 3D-printers, we'll experiment at the contact zones of gender and technology. Organised by Constant, Brussels in collaboration with Anne Smolaer and Zeljko Blasco; contributions by Pink Screens, Maria Ptqk, Tom Weller, ginger coons
Saturday 11 October 12:00-18:00 @ Constant vzw Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ?Play Babel AudiowalkPLAY BABEL Play Babel is a soundwalk by artist Anna Raimondo, through the neighborhood Bosnie in Saint-Gilles, Brussels. The walk takes polace in the framework of the project "Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ?" organised by Constant. Saturday 11 octobre 2014. Walks start at: 12:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:00, 16:00 – 17:00 The soundwalks Play Babel investigates the languages that are spoken by inhabitants of Bosnie. During the walk you will taste a soup of accents and a salad of borrowed words, sprinkled with absurdities and intranslatable words. In the neighborhood you will encounter words that came from all corners of the world. How ? > Bring an mp3 player and headphones, download the walk (...)
From 8 to 12 September @ Kunstenwerkplaats De Pianofabriek Verbindingen / JonctionsBooksprint Are you being servedDuring the last Verbindingen/Jonctions in December 2013 we invited the participants to collaborate with a team of 'dedicated notetakers' to report live on the workshops and lectures using the collective platform Etherpad. They did an enormous amount of work. The notetakers will gather again in De Pianofabriek Kunstenwerkplaats during one week, together with a designer and some volunteers, with the plan to create a collective publication based on these notes. If you would like to join the process as a volunteer, do not hesitate to write a mail to an/at/constantvzw/dot/org. VJ14 Booksprint is a project of Constant in collaboration with Kunstenwerkplaats De Pianofabriek, Anne Laforet, (...)
From 1 May 10:30 to 31 August 17:00 @ Nederlandstalige Bibliotheek Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ?Listen to the words from Saint-GillesIn the Dutch speaking library of Saint-Gilles you can listen to a selection of words that were recorded in the neighborhood in the framework of the project Parlez-Vous Saint-Gillois ? With headphones you can listen to the stories of people who live in the neighborhood and the explenations of 'their' words. Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ? is a sound database with special words that are spoken in the neighorhood Bosnia, Saint-Gilles, Brussels. From may to august 2014 the following words can be listened to: "Marteau rouge", "Portugitu", "Bosnilav", "La pousse qui pousse". All the words can also be heard For opening hours, please check the website of the library. (...)
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