Constant projects

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

GenderBlending

GenderBlending was a work session lasting from 11 till 22 November 2014 in Beursschouwburg, inviting body hackers, 3D theorists, game activists, queer designers and software feminists to (...)

GenderBlending

GenderBlending était une session de travail au Beursschouwburg du 17 au 22 novembre 2014. Pendant une semaine elle réunissait des bodyhackeurs, des théoricien.nes en 3D, des activistes de jeux, des (...)

GenderBlending

GenderBlending was een werksessie van 11 tot 22 November 2014 in Beursschouwburg. GenderBlending bracht bodyhackers, 3D-theoretici, game-activisten, queer designers en softwarefeministen rond de (...)

Iterations

In june / july 2016 we organise the second edition of Iterations, with the name I don’t know where this is going. For info on this, please read this article. Iterations is a travelling exhibition (...)

Active Archives

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

Constant_V

Constant_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 (...)

Open source video

Open Source Video is a collective laboratory for the production and distribution of open source based video. Every 6 weeks there is a meeting where experiences of montage, coding and web based (...)

Open source video

Open Source Video est un laboratoire collectif pour la production et distribution du video par le software open source. Chaque 6 semaines il ya un assemblée où on échange des experiences de (...)

Cqrrelations

Cqrrelations was a work session lasting from 12 till 23 January 2015 in deBuren, inviting data travellers, writers, numbergeeks, programmers, artists, mathematicians, storytellers, and other (...)

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 Publishing

OSP neemt opdrachten aan waarbij inhoud, vorm en productieproces een betekenisvolle relatie (kunnen) aangaan en genereert op eigen initiatief projecten op het snijvlak van taal, design en code. (...)

Open Source Publishing

Open Source Publishing est une agence de design graphique qui utilise uniquement des logiciels libres. Étroitement liée à l’asbl Constant à Bruxelles, OSP a pour objectif de tester les possibilités et (...)

Books with an Attitude

Books 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’. (...)

Mondothèque

Mondotheque is a platform for experiments with the legacy of the universalist and documentalist Paul Otlet: drawings, images, systems, ideas. The project is named after La Mondothèque, Otlet’s (...)

Capacitor

The main theme of the Capacitor weblog is open hardware, opening up machines, building from scratch, prototyping with open platforms and tinkering. Through amongst others interviews with (...)

Capacitor

The main theme of the Capacitor weblog is open hardware, opening up machines, building from scratch, prototyping with open platforms and tinkering. Through amogst others interviews with (...)

Capacitor

Het hoofdthema van het Capacitor blog is open hardware, het openen van machines, hardware bouwen vertrekkende vanuit niets, prototyping met open platforms en tinkering. Door onder ander (...)

DiVersions

DiVersions is inspired by the way versions are inscribed in daily software-practice, and explores how parallel to their conventional narrative of collaboration and consensus they can produce (...)

Algolit

Algolit is a project of Constant, a workgroup around i-literature, free code and texts. The group was initiated in 2012 by Catherine Lenoble and An Mertens. Since then, the algoliterarian space (...)

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 (...)

Samedies

De serie Vrouwen en Vrije Software brengt een diverse groep vrouwen samen die samen willen leren over het bouwen, onderhouden en het begrijpen van een server. De workshops bevorderen het (...)

Samedies

La série d’ateliers “Samedies/Femmes et Logiciels Libres” rassemble un groupe de femmes très différentes qui ont en commun le désir d’apprendre à construire un serveur, de le maintenir ou simplement de le (...)

Promiscuous pipelines

’Universalism is not rejected but particularized; what is needed is a new kind of articulation between the universal and the particular’ (Chantal Mouffe in: The Return of the political, 1993) (...)

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

A visual journey through particularities of public spaces in Brussels. Artist Peter Westenberg publishes observations of Brussels in the weblog Urban(e)(istiques) Anomalie(ën)(s) (...)

Constant Verlag

Constant Verlag is a repository of texts from the depth of the Constant Archives. Some of those texts were already available on line, others just saved on one of our harddrives; some written in (...)

Public Domain Day

On the first of January new works enter into the public domain because their copyrights have expired. This means the works can be re-used in new works of art, they can be changed and (...)

Journée du Domaine Public

La Journée du Domaine Public est célébrée chaque année le 1er janvier. Le site web est l’initiative de COMMUNIA, le Réseau Européen Thématique autour du Domaine Public Digital. Leur but consiste à (...)

Dag van het Publiek Domein

De Dag van het Publiek Domein wordt jaarlijks gevierd op 1 januari. Bovenvermelde website is een initiatief van COMMUNIA, het Europese Thematische Netwerk rond het Digitale Publiek Domein. Hun (...)

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 data. documentation (...)

Yoogle!

Yoogle! is een online spel waarin gebruikers kunnen spelen met de parameters van de Web 2.0 economie en met de rolverdeling tussen verschillende actoren die daarbij horen. documentatie (...)

Yoogle!

Yoogle! est un projet de jeu en ligne, miniature du Web 2.0, permettant d’en découvrir les coulisses en jouant tour-à-tour le rôle des différents acteurs du marché des données personnelles et de (...)

Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois ?

Parlez-vous Saint-Gillois? / Spreekt U Sint-Gillis? is an audio database composed of particular words hear in the neighborhood Bosnie in Saint-Gilles, Brussels. This project collects the words, (...)

Objects in Common

Digital media channels have led to a rise in the distributed manufacture of customised objects. How is it possible to make the manufacture and design of these objects really accessible, beyond (...)

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 (...)

Adashboard (for fiction)

Adashboard (for fiction) is de werkgroep rond An Mertens. De groep voert onderzoek naar fictie in technologie en technologie in fictie. De werkgroep is een samenvloeiing van Stitch & Split en (...)

Archives

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 (...)

Hupomnemata

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

Hupomnemata

Weblog par Pierre de Jaeger contenant des articles sur les bandes dessinées, des généalogies, des illustrations, de la science-fiction et des sons.

Hupomnemata

Weblog van Pierre de Jaeger met artikels over strip verhalen, genealogieën, illustraties, science-fiction en geluiden.

Verbindingen / Jonctions

Annual multidisciplinary festival organised by Constant

Verbindingen / Jonctions

Le festival annuel, multidisciplinaire et multimédia de Constant

Verbindingen / Jonctions

Verbindingen/Jonctions (V/J) is het tweejaarlijkse multidisciplinaire festival van Constant.

No Flash

For too long, net art has been associated with proprietary formats and traditional classifications. NoFlash is an effort to propagate the use of free software among artists, elaborate processes (...)

Stranding

About stranding Stranding brings together ideas and work around archives, hospitality and feminism. This project began in 2003 as an online workspace by Valerie Swain, (...)

From Denmark

From november 23th to november 25th 2005, a workshop on Discourse Analysis was held by James Gee at the Centre for Discourse Studies in Aalborg (Denmark). Since a lot of the questions that will (...)

Deja vu

A blog in which photographer Laurent Thurin Nal published his early photographic works ranging from lively portraits and moving cityscapes to work for theater companies and film productions. To (...)

Deja vu

Un blog dans lequel le photographe Laurent Thurin publiait ses œuvres photographiques allant de portraits vivants, paysages urbains en mouvement à des travaux pour des compagnies de théâtre et des (...)

Deja vu

Een blog waarin fotograaf Laurent Thurin Nal zijn vroege fotografische werken publiceerde, variërend van het levendige portretten en stadslandschappen in beweging tot werken voor (...)

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 (...)

Libre Graphics Research Unit

De Libre Graphics Research Unit (LGRU) ontstond uit een gedeelde behoefte naar reflectie op en ontwikkeling van digitale gereedschappen voor ontwerpers en kunstenaars. Dit tweejarige project is (...)

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 (...)

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.

La Langue Schaerbeekoise / De Schaarbeekse Taal

La Langue Schaerbeekoise récolte à travers des rencontres autour de la Cage aux Ours les mots utilisés par les différents groupes de population du quartier.

De Schaarbeekse Taal / La langue Schaerbeekoise

De Schaarbeekse Taal verzamelt woorden die bewoners rond de Berenkuil dagelijks gebruiken, maar die niet zijn opgenomen in de officiële talen van Brussel.

LabtoLab

LABtoLAB is a network of media labs set up by 4 European organizations that are active in the field of new media: Constant, Kitchen Budapest (HU), Medialab-Prado, Madrid (ES), PiNG, Nantes (FR) (...)

IPatchwork / E-report

Ipatchwork was een workshopserie voor meisjes. Lange tijd konden meisjes en vrouwen zich enkel artistiek uitdrukken via het huiselijk weven, stikken, borduren, enz… De tijden zijn gelukkig (...)

IPatchwork / E-report

Workshop series for girls on technology. For a long time girls and women could express themselves exclusively through domestic work, weaving, stitching, embroidery etc. ... Fortunately, those (...)

iPatchwork / E-report

Série d’ateliers pour les filles. Pendant longtemps les femmes pouvaient s’exprimer de façon artistique uniquement à travers les travaux domestiques, le tissage, la couture, la broderie, etc... Les (...)

WVW

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

Towards

Towards est une tentative de recueillir des représentations subjectives de Bruxelles couplé à la création d’un outil de cartographie subjective collaborative.

Towards

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

Towards

Towards is een verzameling subjectieve kaarten van Brussel, opgezet samen met de creatie van een collaboratieve software voor subjectieve cartografie.

Ellentriek

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

Ellentriek

Un projet de recherche et de création sur la relation entre art et électricité, en collaboration avec De Pianofabriek et Ladda.

Cyberfeminism

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

Cyberfeminism

Des événements hybrides et nomades, des publications, des réflexions aux intersections du travail, de la formation, des lieux académiques et culturels, de la pratique et des (...)

Cyberfeminism

Hybride en nomadische evenementen, publicaties, gedachten over tussenwerk, opleiding, academische en culturele plaatsen, praktijken en woorden.

Linux Audio

Linux Audio was a series of meetings between radio- and audiomakers who atre interested in working with open source software for audio. Which free audioprogrammes are available for Linux users? (...)

Linux Audio

Linux Audio was een serie meetingen voor radio- en audiomakers die zich inte- resseren voor het werken met open source software voor audio. Er is een aparte Linux-audio-mailinglist, een wiki (...)

Copy.cult

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

Copy.cult

Copy.cult biedt nieuws en verwijzingen over verschillenden aspecten van de cultuur van de kopie.

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 (...)

Splinter Fields

Splinter Fields est une initiative d’organisations bruxelloises, actives dans le domaine des arts numériques et des médias (Constant, FoAM, nadine et OKNO). Splinter Fields vise à favoriser (...)

Splinter Fields

Splinter Fields is een initiatief van Brusselse organisaties, actief op het gebied van technologische en media kunst (Constant, FoAM, nadine and OKNO). Met Splinter Fields willen ze (...)

Radia

This piece of equiment has been discountinued. From now on we shall no longer provide updates or new features on this equipment model. please update your connections to the new and improved (...)

Cuisine Interne Keuken

Research and audio database on how cultural workers make a living Answering 17 questions around the ingredients and recipes of cultural work, many artists, organizers, cultural workers were (...)

Cuisine Interne Keuken

Research and audio database on how cultural workers make a living Answering 17 questions around the ingredients and recipes of cultural work, many artists, organizers, cultural workers were (...)

Cuisine Interne Keuken

Dit audio project onderzoekt hoe culturele werkers hun geld verdienen. Kunstenaars, curatoren en andere culturele protagonisten antwoorden 17 vragen over recepten, tips en methodes om te (...)

Situated

A blog focussing on the “situatedness” of cultural and academic literacy. This weblog is the convergence of two blogs I have been working on in the past. As a member of constant I started the (...)

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 (...)

Stitch And Split

Stitch and Split is de titel van een programma waarin Constant projecties van populaire SF-cinema naast experimentele of wetenschappelijke film laat zien en waarin ontmoetingen plaatsvinden (...)

Stitch And Split

Stitch and Split explore l’articulation et les interstices entre ces deux registres qui peuvent être considérés comme opposés, la science et la fiction, et leur contamination réciproque. La (...)

De Taalpolitie

A group of Dutch youngsters investigate the word ‘allochthonous’ in video’s uploaded in this vlog. De Taalpolitie (The Language Police) is a project by Constant member Peter Westenberg developped (...)

De Taalpolitie

Un groupe de jeunes Néerlandais mènent une enquête sur le mot « allochtone » dans une vidéo mise en ligne sur ce « vlog ». De Taalpolitie (la Police de la langue) est un projet développé par Peter (...)

Zennestraat 17 rue de la Senne

Ischa Tallieu and Jan Verbruggen invited arts organisations to develop programs for this private building. Until the end of 2009 the building will house a multitude of exhibitions, workspaces, (...)

Zennestraat 17 rue de la Senne

Op initiatief van Ischa Tallieu en Jan Verbruggen wordt dit privé-gebouw tijdelijk omgetoverd tot ruimte voor beeldende kunsten. Gedurende negen maanden zal het gebouw dat een oppervlakte heeft (...)

Zennestraat 17 rue de la Senne

Ischa Tallieu et Jan Verbruggen ont invité des organisations artistiques à proposer des activités pour ce bâtiment privé en occupation précaire. D’ici fin 2009, le bâtiment accueillera une multitude (...)

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 (...)

GenderArtNet

GenderArtNet est un projet de cartographie expérimentale qui explore les relations du genre, de l’ethnicité, de la race, des classes et des sexualités dans l’Europe actuelle. Le but premier de (...)

GenderArtNet

GenderArtNet is een experimenteel mapping project dat de relaties onderzoekt tussen gender, etniciteit, ras, sociale klasse en sexualiteit in het hedendaagse Europa. GenderArtNet wil in de (...)

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 (...)

Monstre

Monstre is a weblog in which cameraman Sebastian Koepel collected experimental pictures, prints, tests and stills.

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 (...)

Karaoke

Mensen horen ritmes, intonaties, tongvallen, stemvolumes, verkeerde uitspraken, een lach, een kuch, sfeergeluiden. De machine maakt geen onderscheid. Zij ordent enkel woorden en (...)

Champagne

Nurse reports on sights and sounds

Champagne

Nurse reports on sights and sounds

Champagne

Nurse reports on sights and sounds

Constant Variable

Variable is the Free Libre Open Source Software Arts Lab that Constant ran between 2011 and 2014. Variable housed studios for artists, designer, techno-inventors, data-activists, cyber feminists, (...)