July 2022 - June 2023

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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
  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • November
  • 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 (...)

  • Projection of the movie “Machines in Flames” (50min) and debate with: Andrew Culp, Dana Papachristou and Brett Zehner
    The movie recounts the history of the CLODO group, that mysteriously brought on a series of attacks to the computing industry in Toulouse in the 80s.
    In an open-form panel, (...)

  • December
  • Opening for the vitrine

  • Splint print and play party

  • Opening installation: Thursday 1 December from 18:00 on.
    The SPLINT deck of cards is ready to be put to the test!
    For the next five years of its program, Constant will relentlessly ask: What could/should Speculative, Libre and Intersectional Technologies (SPLINT) do? A deck of cards, the (...)

  • January 2023
  • Between 2 and 5 March 2023 Constant will collaborate with JV 24 and SpecXcraft on a winter symposium about "slow futures" called Cybioses – life in the future imperfect.
    The full open call can be read here: https://www.nsuweb.org/study-circles/circle-2-cybioses-life-in-the-future-imperfect/ (...)

  • Constant is looking for interns (m/x/f) all year round

  • Opening installation: Thursday 26 January 2023 from 18:00 on Workshop: Sunday 5 March 2023 from 14:00 to 16:00
    rosa (they, them) is a feminist server that travels between different locations, providing a mobile infrastructure for learning, documentation, and experiments for the meetings that (...)

  • February
  • The article Constant Padology focuses on an essential component of Constant’s tool-ecology, a simple piece of software that has permeated most activities and practices, from internal organization, to collective writing situations and publishing efforts: Etherpad.
    Constant’s Etherpad-lite (...)