Jonction Opzichterstraat and Rue Victor Jacobs, 1080, Brussels. Since several years, this large terrain vague in between Rue Vandenbogaerde and the Rue de l’Intendant, that is destined to be redeveloped is fenced off from the street. In 2014 the fence was dressed up with some pictures of neighboring areas, one of which is a large […]
Found back the original photo’s of a cardboard shelter for street cats developing over time. They were separately posted in the category Cat houses I post them here in their full resolution for the sake of my archive. First picture is taken in 2003, the last one November 2004.
HMMMM… the continuing legacy of patented video compression. But now rather than the David vs. Goliath of Theora/Xiph.org vs. MPEG LA it’s Google vs. MPEG-LA. Interesting though how this coverage in the main stream technology press doesn’t even once mention free software, nor even open source. What’s also not discussed is the relation to hardware […]
https://www.apertus.org/axiom-beta-crowdfunding-launch AXIOM Beta: The first open digital cinema camera apertus° was started by filmmakers who were fed up with the limitations of the tools they had to work with every day. Compared to 50 years ago, cameras today are technologically far superior, but at same time a lot less accessible. AXIOM Beta intends to fix […]
A presentation / discussion at feminist art center La Centrale in Montreal (CA) of two projects around hybrid languages that Constant has organised over the past years in Brussels. Peter Westenberg will be presenting practices, policies, desires, complexities, and potential of the Brussels linguistic ecologies. Central to the discussion is an exchange about social artistic […]
With Antoinette Rouvroy (Université Namur) and Seda Guerses (Leuven University): Histories of big data. Two lectures and a conversation in collaboration with VUB, Department of Communication Sciences. From 24-26 October, Constant hosts the research/Phd workshop Machine Research in collaboration with the Participatory IT Research Centre, Aarhus University and Transmediale art & digital culture, Berlin. The […]
This light-piece is adding drama to the implicit and restrained art deco style of the Sainctelette bridge between Molenbeek and the center of Brussels. The general lighting of the whole bridge is quite sober. The four demon faces on the inner side of the bridges pillars are lit from below which creates an eery atmosphere, […]
Between 6 and 15 october, I participated in a residency organised by LCD lab in Guimarães Portugal focussing on the theme Creative Politics. The participating hackers, artists, theoreticians, developers, designers tackled many ideas in small groups, and some more ideas were being discussed over diners and after hours. A few axis that dominated our work […]