April 2019

Wicked Technologies | Wild Fermentation is a project considering the ethics and aesthetics of fermentation in relation to artistic research.
This project is developed by Sara Manente, a choreographer, performance artist and amateur fermentress, in collaboration with drawing artist Gunbike (...)

Data Workers is an exhibition of algoliterary works, of stories told from an ‘algorithmic storyteller point of view’. The exhibition is a creation by members of Algolit, a group from Brussels involved in artistic research on algorithms and literature. Every month they gather to experiment with (...)

The SNCBench is the latest in a series of free objects designed and created by the collective Libre Objet. It completes a line of street furniture that started with the uHbench a few years ago.
Commissioned by Constant to replace the old uHbench that was made during a workshop in 2015, the (...)

From microperformativity to compost politics, and from the microbial commons to the microontologies of sex: How to think with live cultures of fermentation? Sara, Livia and Femke have collected texts from feminist and queer theory that reflect on microbial modes of togetherness and the (...)

Stories and reports on what has been happening in the first part of the worksession entitled ’The internet is dead’ and two presentations
De-google/de-gafam your organisation/digital life Agnez Bewer will talk about several initatives which emphasize providing services like mail, federated (...)

Listen to a Networks With an Attitude contribution on Webgang, a radio show on F/loss culture and technology on radio centraal 106.7
Network Jam in Toitoidrome + S14
Go to one of the two venues to tune in, or check this page on Thursday 11/04 for potential online information (...)

Listen to a Networks With an Attitude contribution on Webgang, a radio show on F/loss culture and technology on radio centraal 106.7
Network Jam in Toitoidrome + S14
Go to one of the two venues to tune in, or check this page on Thursday 11/04 for potential online information (...)

Stories, presentations and reports of what happened during part two of the worksession: ’Long live the Internets’ and a booklaunch.
Booklaunch ’Technological Sovereignty’ translation to Dutch + discussion We deserve to have other technologies, better than those we currently have and known as (...)

An Mertens experiments with forms that reveal the identity of algorithms. For this lecture-performance she takes on the "Bayesian naive classifier", an algorithm widely used to sort spam in our mailboxes, to analyze feelings on social media, but also to define whether a text is written by a (...)

In the course of 1948, the lives of the authors Sergej Eisenstein, Louis Jean Lumière, Marie-Elisabeth Belpaire, Jacques Feyder, Cissy van Marxveldt and many others came to an end. Seventy years later, in 2019, the intellectual property protection on their oeuvre expires. Finally, their works (...)

Writing and reading are no longer the exclusive right of the paper. For most authors, their practice is intimately intertwined with software and a networked infrastructure. What does it mean to consciously include this technological context in the literary creation process? How does the use of (...)

The members of Algolit are very happy to welcome Allison Parrish for a workshop in the framework of the exhibition Data Workers in the evening before she will give a talk in Passa Porta.
This two-part workshop examines the physical gesture and material artifacts of the act of writing, as seen (...)