Algolit meets Grapa: kitchen table presentation

A meeting between residents: Olivier Heinry and An Mertens, members of the working group around algorithm and literature Algolit and Olatz Otalora and Daniela Brill, members of the collective (...)


Ana Foor & Anne Wiel show children how you can turn a memory into a fiction story and how you stitch the story into a selfmade cover. Children make their own book with free software during (...)

Books with an Attitude

During the Summer Books with an Attitude, a series of Constant’s books, will be on display. You can also find an overview on the website: Books with an Attitude (...)

Expanded Publications #10: Oral Site

Sneak preview by Sarma & Constant Oral Site is a new open source software and website that Myriam Van Imschoot develops with a team of programmers, writers and sound specialists of Sarma, (...)

Free Libraries for Every Soul

Long before the slogan ’Information wants to be Free’ was coined, the founder of the modern library Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) had a dream. He believed in ’Free Libraries for Every Soul’. (...)

Imposition (a romance of many dimensions)

Femke will participate in the Unbound Book: Reading and Publishing in the Digital Age with a talk about open source tools such as podofoimpose, laidout and psnup to explore design strategies that (...)

In solidarity with Library Genesis and Sci-Hub

In Antoine de Saint Exupéry’s tale the Little Prince meets a businessman who accumulates stars with the sole purpose of being able to buy more stars. The Little Prince is perplexed. He owns only a (...)

LGM2013: Future Tools

The yearly Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM) gathers users and developers of Free, Libre and Open Source software for creative work. LGM is a self-organised event, put together by designers, artists, (...)

Open Source Publishing Briefing

Together with Mute’s Simon Worthington and Laura Oldenburg, OSP participates to the NM-X network evening. We present our experiences with free software for designers, and discuss problems and (...)

Poésie à l’écoute

Mélanie Godin invites the publishers Esperluète and the project of La Langue Schaerbeekoise to talk live about their work. Poésie à l’écoute is a live radio program on Radio Panik every Wednesday from (...)


Integrated design conference + gathering words for our lexicon

Situated Publishing: writing with and for Machines

In the framework of Transmediale, Michael Murtaugh, Sarah Garcin and An Mertens presented how publishing activities – collective writing, editing and lay-out – lead to a pdf or a printed brochure (...)

The Death of the Authors, 1943

Fats Waller, Nicolas Tesla, Beatrix Potter and Sergei Rachmaninov are some of the many artists who have left this world during the second world war, in 1942. Their works entered the public domain (...)

The Death of the Authors, 1945

In 1945 the fifteen year old girl Anne Frank died in the concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen. Her diary would have entered the public domain on 1 January 2016, but the arrival of this event (...)

VJ11.4 Semiotics of the kitchen radio

What is Constant cooking? Which are the experiments, questions, techniques and words they are combining? With Verbindingen/Jonctions 11 Constant invites you into the heart of her daily practice. (...)