2021

January 2020

Constant is looking for interns (m/x/f) all year round
The intern will have the opportunity to participate in the everyday life of the organization and gain an overview of its functioning. He/she will learn to handle different working tools (software related, organizational, knowledge (...)

September

Soundtrack of the vitrine
Opening: FRIDAY 25th September, 18:00-22:00, Constant
This installation tells the story of a modest quest; looking for something while being unsure whether it actually exists. It is an attempt to navigate the past, present and future despite geographic and linguistic (...)

December

The work session Bureaucracksy, which takes place in december, brings together artistic and activist practices around the imaginative re-appropriations of rules and regulations. A group of thirty artists that responded to an open call, will work dispersedly together, sharing imaginations of (...)

Second version of a digital and printed publication with new and reworked contributions by among others Rahel Aima, Anaïs Berck, Gert Biesta, Z. Blace, Daniel Blanga Gubbay, Cristina Cochior, Sarah Kaerts, Anne Laforet, Phil Langley, Marie Lécrivain, Nicolas Malevé, Elodie Mugrefya, Zoumana Meïté, (...)

Two radio-documentaries by Jen Debauche, "Le Sanglier et le papillon" and "La Mue" can be listened to in the window of the Constant office. Language: French
"I was working for the European Commission, I was leading a seminar in Portugal, I slept 3 hours a day. Instead of going to my office one (...)

A conversation about current and future technological infrastructures for solidarity. Elodie Mugrefya, Femke Snelting, Wendy Van Wynsberghe of Constant, speak with media anthropologist and activist Miriyam Aouragh about the relations between political activism and technological criticism. How (...)

Unfortunately, this listening session has been cancelled due to Covid19 measures.
The documentaries Le sanglier et le papillon and La mue by Jen Debauche can be listened to in the window of the office of Constant.
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February

Reclaiming Digital Infrastructures is a research collaboration with KASK School of Arts in Gent taking serious the question how to understand digital networks and communication tools as an integral part of the art education. In this first issue, Monday Readings invites you to an online active (...)

Reclaiming Digital Infrastructures is a research collaboration with KASK School of Arts in Gent taking serious the question how to understand digital networks and communication tools as an integral part of the art education.
The Speculating on networked interdependencies and relationality (...)

Starting from April 2021 Constant is looking for a new second space.
Since more then 10 years, we are relying for a part of our working space on temporary and precarious arrangement. In alliance with many other artists and cultural organisations, we have occupied several buildings that, one (...)

March

On Monday, March 8 we stop. Together with Bye Bye Binary, Constant joins the feminist strike to call attention to the difficult conditions under which people* keep things going in the street, at school, at home, on call, in the hospital, on the server, at the distribution center, in the (...)

This event is dedicated to different projects that reflect on the practices of digital catalogs, classification systems and other forms of systematic organization of knowledge. It will make a moment, in the form of an informal conversation, to consider together the less visible but fundamental (...)

A hands-on conversation on the ongoing techno-political transformations in (remote) learning environments. How to infrastructure otherwise in more just and solidary ways? On de-schooling, interdependent learning and The bundle theory of the student-user. With Martino Morandi, Jara Rocha and (...)

Reclaiming Digital Infrastructures is a research collaboration with KASK School of Arts in Gent taking serious the question how to understand digital networks and communication tools as an integral part of the art education.
During this session, we will explore minimal viable forms of learning (...)

April

This Warp* documents the worksession Bureacracksy.
Bureaucracksy took place between 7 and 12 December 2020 and brought together artivist practices around the imaginative re-appropriations of rules and regulations. Critical attitudes, artistic positions, creative bureaucrats re-purposed and (...)

This is the open call for: Session 2: BIDSTON OBSERVATORY, Liverpool UK Monday August 2 -> Sunday 7 August 2021
The open call for Session 1 in Eben-Ezer, BE is here.
Description The aim of the Down Dwars Delà worksessions is to collectively assemble and study a tools-not-box (see it more as a (...)

SPECTRAL DESIRE PATHS Spectral Desire Paths is a collaboration between an arts organization (Constant), a technology company (Sensolus) and a research group (Urban Species). Constant connects collective artistic work with free software and intersectional feminist thinking. Sensolus makes (...)

This the open call for: Session 1: EBEN-EZER TOWER, Bassenge, Belgium Monday July 12 -> Saturday July 17, 2021
The open call for Session 2 in Bidston, UK, you can find here
Description The aim of the Down Dwars Delà worksessions is to collectively assemble and study a tools-not-box (see it (...)

Constant is looking for a person (f/x/m) to join the current team one day a week starting September 1, 2021. The new person contributes to the development of the association’s program through her/his digital art and experimental practice, while engaging with feminist and intersectional (...)

The Capitalithothèque is a work in progress that attempts to develop ’perforalithic’ practices, chipping away at ubiquitous turbo capitalism. In its current form, Capitalithothèque is a collection of mineral debris sourced from various financial institutions in Brussels.
The presentation in the (...)

Monday Readings are a series of convivial situations to research our technological and infrastructural inter-dependencies. They bring our everyday technical encounters in conversation with theoretical and political thinking, by close-reading technologies as if they were texts, and viceversa. (...)

Elodie and Femke present and discuss Collective Conditions with students of Code & Context, an interdisciplinary Bachelor programme at the Technische Hochschule in Cologne, Germany.

Reclaiming Digital Infrastructures is a research collaboration with KASK School of Arts in Gent taking serious the question how to understand digital networks and communication tools as an integral part of the art education.
RDI4: Hiding trees among the forest
During this session, Seda (...)

May

Constant is looking for interns (m/x/f) all year round
The intern will have the opportunity to participate in the everyday life of the organization and gain an overview of its functioning. He/she will learn to handle different working tools (software related, organizational, knowledge (...)