November 2021 - October 2022

  • April
  • Bureaucracktic Bedtime Stories is a collection of contributions in many media that originate from the worksession Bureaucracksy.
    You can still register to the publication Bureaucracktic Bedtime Stories untill June 1.
    This is a time base estaffette naration originating from artivist practices (...)

  • November
  • Is it possible for algorithms to read a poetic story in an archive of news articles on digital surveillance, updated daily by the same person for fifteen years? Can algorithms read a similar story in the texts of a database as that which is told by its creator?
    The members of the collective (...)

  • A wintery collection of on-line pages. Warps invite you to navigate to and through documentation, media and notes. Wefts are thematic constellations that establish relationships between different projects in the Constant Galaxy.
    The wefts and warps introduce a specific way of writing, (...)

  • Constant is in Transmediale’s Almanac for Refusal!
    Elodie Mugrefya was invited to contribute to the last cycle of the Almanac for Refusal, part of the now year-long Transmediale Festival. This work is a continuation of the research started within Constant_V under the title How does it matter (...)

  • Constant was invited to participate to the project Teaching the Radical Catalogue: A syllabus. The initiators of the project Eva Weinmayr and Lucie Kolb aim at developing a syllabus for the study of cultures of searching and finding in libraries of the global North.
    Femke Snelting and Elodie (...)

  • December
  • With: Agustin Ramos Anzorena, Diego Valverde, Isabel Paehr & Ren Loren Britton
    About the Workshop: Talk about a time when you consented to something and that experience of expressing consent made you really glad to have done it.
    This DIWO (Do it With Others) workshop will explore consent (...)

  • An installation of projects and performances
    Opening: 16/12 18:00 - 22:00
    Places are limited, please reserve a slot here: https://minifi.ca/unfolding Masks are madatory.
    Down Dwars Delà is a trio of words from English, Dutch and French. These aren’t translations but instead position(ing) (...)

  • January 2022
  • The workshop will focus on how the poetic installation - still on show in the window of Constant - was created. We will look into the code, the database and we will propose to create new versions based on the same corpus.
    Expect a massive amount of texts on big data and surveillance, Python (...)

  • February
  • The article Study, Practice and Proximate Critique that Élodie Mugrefya and Peter Westenberg wrote for MARCH, journal of art & strategy, briefly collects some thoughts to relate the work of Constant to publishing as an act of: tool thinking, generating publicness, being together, intervening (...)

  • Nubo is a Belgian cooperative with respect for privacy. Founded by a team of free and open source representatives, the coop provides email and cloud subscriptions to empower users to break free from GAFAM’s spell and take back control of their digital lives.
    To celebrate the launch of an (...)

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  • March
  • Opening: Wednesday 09-03-2022 18:00 -> 21:00 @ Constant Encounter at the café Lagrange: Wednesday 30-03-2022 17:00 -> 19:00 @ Lagrange Points, Huidevettersstraat 114 Rue des Tanneurs, 1000 Brussels
    Computational Arabic is an ongoing work series, collected by Rita-Josy Haddoub and addressing (...)

  • A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
    In the first chapter, hosted in Varia, we will focus on tools and (...)

  • The article Collectively Setting Conditions for Re-Use details Constant’s alignements with Free Culture across time and examines the questions and necessities raised in the document Collective Conditions for (re)use (CC4r).
    "The Collective Conditions for Re-Use (CC4r) license is one of many (...)

  • We invite potential participants across disciplines to apply for contributing to the final session of our Weak Signaaal program, on the 23rd of June, under the theme of Spongy coexistence. The contribution format is open, but can for example take the form of an afternoon program, a workshop, a (...)

  • A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
    The second encounter of the series will be hosted by HYPHA, a (...)

  • May
  • This article examines Constant’s Reparative Approach to Publishing.
    In a wide array of materials and methods, from thermal printers to talking servers and “algoliterary” poetry, many forms of publications come out of Constant’s projects and networks. What they often have in common is not so much (...)

  • OPENING: 06.05.2022 18:00 -> 24:00 Parcours d’Artistes Saint-Gilles: 07 & 08.05.2022 14:00 -> 19:00 Parcours d’Artistes Saint-Gilles: 14 & 15.05.2022 14:00 -> 19:00 TALK: 09.06.2022 17:00 -> 19:00
    The Æthers (by Claire Williams and Dvora Levy) is a space for the preservation and (...)

  • A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
    The second encounter of the series will be hosted by LURK at VARIA, (...)

  • And now that everyone is editing, what? is a series of meetings to rethink and share knowledge about contemporary publishing, organised by the artists in residence in the field of experimental editorial design at the Santa Mònica Arts Center in Barcelona: Silvia Renda, Estefanía Martín and Carlos (...)

  • June
  • In June 2022, Constant stirred up the format of our typical worksessions and organised a series of 4 afternoons under the title of Weak Signaaal at cafe La Vieille Chechette. Seeing the search for weak signals as a practice that centers sensibilities towards what easily goes under the radar, is (...)

  • A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
    The fourth encounter of the series will be hosted at esc, Graz. (...)

  • A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
    The fourth encounter of the series will be hosted at esc, Graz. (...)

  • A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
    The fourth encounter of the series will be hosted at esc, Graz. (...)

  • In June 2022, Constant stirred up the format of our typical worksessions and organised a series of 4 afternoons under the title of Weak Signaaal at cafe La Vieille Chechette. Seeing the search for weak signals as a practice that centers sensibilities towards what easily goes under the radar, is (...)

  • In Cosmic Foam Traditions no.1, the installation on display in Constant’s window until June the 26th, we hear Eve’s voice reporting on her journeys into unknown dimensions.
    For the discussion on the 14th of June, Les Aethers have invited Eve to share her shifting practice. She will plunge us (...)

  • In June 2022, Constant stirred up the format of our typical worksessions and organised a series of 4 afternoons under the title of Weak Signaaal at cafe La Vieille Chechette. Seeing the search for weak signals as a practice that centers sensibilities towards what easily goes under the radar, is (...)

  • In June 2022, Constant stirred up the format of our typical worksessions and organised a series of 4 afternoons under the title of Weak Signaaal at cafe La Vieille Chechette. Seeing the search for weak signals as a practice that centers sensibilities towards what easily goes under the radar, is (...)

  • July
  • “We need acts of restoration, not only for polluted waters and degraded lands, but also for our relationship to the world. We need to restore honor to the way we live, so that when we walk through the world we don’t have to avert our eyes with shame, so that we can hold our heads up high and (...)

  • On Friday 9th September from 10h till 17h Anaïs Berck will organise a workshop around the source code of the experiments that are on show in the window of Constant_V.
    Since places are limited, if you’re interested to attend the workshop, please send an email to: publishing@anaisberck.be.
    After (...)

  • This article examines Constant’s many literary collaborations with machinic agents.
    Working with machines as literary companions in the network of Constant also includes studying the machine, the dataset, and the process. This means that the literary quality of these works is dependent on how (...)

  • Every year Constant commissions another designer or design collective using Free, Libre and Open Source tools, to work on the two-monthly flyers for Constant_V.
    Between 2020 and 2021, we collaborated with Brussels based graphic designer Arshia Azmat. Arshia incrementally experimented with the (...)

  • In recent years the pavements of many cities around the world have been flooded by so-called "dockless sharing vehicles". With promises of eco-friendly mobility, venture capitalist companies have occupied both the legal and physical grey zones between private and public space on the streets of (...)

  • This is an open call for application to the worksession Techno-Cul-de-Sac.
    We invite artists, city dwellers, activists, electronic scavengers, conflicted urbanists and reluctant designers to spend a week together sharing practices related to the city’s zones of attention, contact, conflict. (...)

  • September
  • A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project formed around intersectional, feminist, ecological servers whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings
    The fifth encounter of the series will be hosted by the Feminist (...)

  • Electric scooters are a new stable presence in the city that brings new social and economic patterns of profit-extraction and resource usage, but also brings a lot of people to move differently through the city.
    Out of curiosity about this platformized city infrastructure, the Opencoil (...)

  • Presentation and discussion with Peggy Pierrot
    Algorithmic society, algorithmic bias, algorithmic capitalism, algorithmic governance... words associated with adjectives derived from algorithm are appearing in all areas of our lives in the digitised societies that we live in. We speak of (...)

  • Fictional weather forecasts; a social artistic project by Amina Saâdi and Rébecca Fruitman.
    Opening installation: Thursday 22 September from 18:00 on.
    Blue sunshine, milky skies, budding clouds .... the weather is a favourite subject that encourages encounters and loosens tongues.
    For the (...)

  • October
  • A Traversal Network of Feminist Servers is a collaborative project researching and experimenting with a server’s intersectional, feminist and ecological potential, whose communities travel between each other to share and extend their skills through live gatherings.
    The sixth encounter of the (...)

  • Superfloukse is a dystopian non-non-fiction written and produced by Leslie, Corentin and Martino, loosely based on the text "Pistage dans le cyberespace", published in issue 53 of the journal Culture & Démocratie.
    It stands in continuity with the research on wireless tracking and commercial (...)

  • Constant is looking for an individual (x/f/m) who will contribute from her.his.their artistic experimental digital practice to the development of Constant’s programme, and the feminist and intersectional perspectives we advocate. Constant’s work focuses on sharing, collaboration and knowledge (...)

  • Collective space looking for additional members!
    A collective space of more than 200m2 is slowly taking shape in the neighborhood of Koekelberg, Chaussée de Jette 388. Inhabited, for now, by artists, collectives and researchers working around technology, visual arts, architecture and urban (...)

  • Public moments in a week-long collective research full of experiments, encounters and artistic interferences with the city’s technological zones of inclusion and exclusion.
    23 Nov, 17:00 - The Good, the Stib and the Poppy Debate with Open Coil + Thyl Van Gyzegem (IEB) [English] What to do (...)