A new website for ConstantWarp and weft are terms for the two basic components used in weaving to turn thread or yarn into fabric. Inspired by Constant's rich history of events and their diverse on-line manifestations, (...)
Wonderwoman meets HortaPlus-Tôt Te Laat occupies Constant's window with various works printed in risograph, that are inspired by writers who died in 1947 and whose works are in the public domain in 2018. This (...)
Plus-Tôt Te Laat @ Parcours d’artistes St-Gilles 2018The installation Wonderwoman meets Horta created by Plus-Tôt Te Laat in the window of Constant, will be part of the weekends of the Parcours d'artistes St-Gilles 2018. Anyone interested in author (...)
Iterations # 2: Open call for a research and collaborative artistic production residency in HangarHangar launches an open call to participate in the second iteration of the European project Iterations. The call will select two artists: one artist living in Barcelona and another artist living (...)
Naïve BayesIn machine learning Naive Bayes is a simple probabilistic classifier that is widely applied for spam filtering and sentiment analysis. During this session we first look at its history, its (...)
Interfacing the law
Interfacing the law: XPPLFestive launch of XPPL: Xperimental Potential Pirate Library, Xperimental Private-Public Liaison, Xperimental Pretentious Performative Labor, Xperimental Platform for Potential Legality, (...)
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Monday ReadingsFrom January to April 2018, Femke curates the research centre at a.pass, a programme for advanced performance and scenography studies in Brussels. As part of this, she proposes five Monday (...)
Ageing companions
Pianorama ExtraLife limited electronics link the life cycle of humans, animals and machines; growing older biologically intersects with the lifespan of pacemakers and defibrillators. How do ageing bodies and (...)
Ageing companions
Performance: Zoumana MéïtéHow do ageing bodies keep each other and their technological partners company? What account do they give of their generational specificities? Can we develop ecosystems that transcend time and (...)
SomatopologiesSomatopologies screens: from sunset to sunrise! For the summer edition of Constant_V, Possible Bodies feat. Spec presents Somatopologies, materials for a movie-in-the-making. In the vitrine you (...)
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How to Relate: Appropriation, Mediation, FigurationPossible Bodies (Jara Rocha, Femke Snelting) will contribute to the conference How to relate: “How to relate? To each other, to something? Questions about relations are relevant for a knowledge (...)
The Technogalactic Software Observatory
The Techno-Galactic Guide to Software Observation: A streaming book launchLive from WTC25 and on-line at Door closes at 18:30. Broadcast: 19:00-20:30 The Techno-Galactic Guide to Software Observation gathers methods from the (...)
Books with an Attitude
Networks of Ones Own episode 1: EtherboxNetworks Of One's Own is a periodic para-nodal publication that is itself collectively written in a network. Each of the episodes is thought of as the 'release' of a software stack, contextualised (...)
Books with an AttitudeBooks with an Attitude are published by Constant, made with 100% Free and Open Source and published under open content licenses. This is why they deserve the hallmark ’Book with an Attitude’. Books with an Attitude will continue in 2017 as a way to showcase and develop the publishing activities of Constant, looking into and reflecting upon the specific ways of creation, production and (...)
Constant_VConstant_V is a series of small-scale installations in the window of the Constant office. These installations are sometimes accompanied by a workshop led by the artist(s) in order to focus not only on the finished product, but also on the process of creation. They give the opportunity to discover the motivations, the techniques or other aspects of a work. Constant_V uses our front window as (...)
Ageing companions / Geprogrammeerde veroudering / Les cyborgs vieillissantsAgeing companions explores the interconnected ageing of bodies and technologies. The lifecycles of different species are linked via electronic circuits with limited lifespan: accessories that measure biorhythms or monitor the growth-rate of specimens; interactive medical implants, networked pacemakers or wireless defibrillators are an everyday reality. As minerals, plants, animals, people (...)