Constant projects

Initiated, co-produced or co-organised by Constant.

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Research and development of free software in collaboration with cultural institutions.

adashboard (for fiction)

In a predigital area An Mertens would have been the type of author struggling with small cards in large drawers, trying to keep everything categorized alphabetically and with a 100 different (...)

Algolit

Algolit is a project of Constant, a workgroup around i-literature and free software. The group counts six members: Catherine Lenoble, Nicolas Malevé, Olivier Heinry, Stéphanie Villayphiou, Brendan (...)

Capacitor

Capacitor’s main theme is open hardware, opening up machines, building from scratch, prototyping with open platforms and tinkering. Through for example interviews with developers, bricoleurs, (...)

Champagne

Nurse reports on sights and sounds

Constant Variable

Variable is the Free Libre Open Source Software Arts Lab that Constant runs between 2011 and 2014

Copy.cult

Copy.cult provides news and pointers towards various aspects of the culture of the copy.

Cuisine Interne Keuken

Answering 17 questions around the ingredients and recipes of cultural work, several artists, organizers, cultural workers were interviewed on how they make a living, on how they (...)

Cyberfeminism

Hybrid and nomadic events, publications, thoughts in between working, training, academic and cultural places, practices and words.

Digitales

The impact of technology transforms our daily lives, our relationship with our work, with communications and even with maternity. The economic, social and cultural issue of “mastering the new (...)

Ellentriek

A collaboration between Pianofabriek, Ladda and Constant. A series of workshops investigating the relationship between art and electricity.

Etat des Lieux / Plaatsbeschrijving

Constant Variable is a F/LOSS Arts Lab situated in Rue Gallait 80. It runs from September 2011 till July 2014. On the one hand it is a physical work space, on the other hand it is a thematic (...)

GenderArtNet

GenderArtNet is an experimental mapping project exploring the interrelation of gender, ethnicity, race, class and sexualities in contemporary Europe. GenderArtNet’s primary aim is to thematically (...)

GenderBlending

GenderBlending

Hupomnemata

Weblog by Pierre de Jaeger featuring articles on comics books, généalogies, illustration, science/fiction and sounds.

IPatchwork / E-report

For a long time girls and women could express themselves exclusively through domestic work, weaving, stitching, embroidery etc. ... Fortunately, those days are behind us ... or are we (...)

Karaoke

People hear rhythms, tones, accents, voice volume, incorrect pronunciations, a laugh, a cough, background sounds. But the machine does not make any difference. She just orders words and sound (...)

La Langue Schaerbeekoise / De Schaarbeekse Taal

La Langue Schaerbeekoise gathers words and terms spoken by the many different people living in the Cage aux Ours neighborhood of Schaerbeek.

Libre Graphics Research Unit

The Libre Graphics Research Unit is a traveling lab where new ideas for creative tools are developed. Its diverse activities range from the practical to the theoretical via writing, research (...)

Linux Audio

A series of workshops on open source audio-software.

Monstre

Photo’s, film and videostills

Open Source Publishing

Open Source Publishing is a graphic design caravan that uses only Free Software tools. Closely affiliated with the Brussels based digital culture foundation Constant, OSP was created in 2006 as (...)

Open source video

Collective laboratory for the production and distribution of video with open source software.

Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois?

Between 2013 and 2015 the project ’Do You Speak Saint-Gilles ? collects words in the neighborhood Bosnie in Saint-Gilles. Through activities, events, radiobroadcasts, workshops, walks and other (...)

Public Domain Day

The Public Domain Day is celebrated each year on January 1st. The above website is an initiative of COMMUNIA, the European Thematic Network on the Digital Public Domain. Their aim is to raise (...)

Routes + Routines

Routes + Routines is a series of city walks; surprise visits to unexpected corners of Brussels. The project tests out various methods for diverting and changing routines, and as a result your (...)

Samedies

The workshop series “Samedies/Women & free software” brings together a diverse group of women to learn about building, maintaining or simply understanding a server. Organised in collaboration (...)

Splinter Fields

Splinter Fields is an initiative of Brussels based organizations active within the fields of technological and media arts (Constant, FoAM, nadine and OKNO) to foster collaborative, agile and (...)

Stitch And Split

Stitch and Split explores the joint, the interstices, between these two registers which might be considered opposed, science and fiction, and their reciprocal contamination. Science fiction as a (...)

Towards

Towards is a collection of subjective cartographic representations of Brussels connected to the creation of a collaborative tool for subjective cartography.

Urban(e)(istiques) Anomalie(ë)n Bru(x)(ss)el(le)(s)

A visual journey through particularities of public spaces in Brussels.

Verbindingen / Jonctions

Annual multidisciplinary festival organised by Constant

WVW

In this blog Wendy Van Wynsberghe investigates the potential of open source audio software.

Yoogle!

Yoogle! is an online game that allows users to play with the parameters of the Web 2.0 economy, and to play in turn the role of the various actors of the market of personal (...)