6-9 June, Bergen (Norway)

The Piksel & Lines research seminar is the third international meeting in the context of LGRU. This edition is organised by Piksel and will have a particular focus on improvements, interoperability between and fringe use of F/LOSS graphic bitmap and vector software, as well as generative software used in performative contexts.

Artists, programmers, designer and theoreticians from all over Europe are invited to imagine the future of image creation and processing software in collaboration, through four days of presentations, discussions, hands-on workshops, demonstrations and performances.

Full program and schedule: http://www.piksel.no/pulse/lgru

The collected photo documentation from the research meeting is available from Constant’s web gallery.

Download program: Piksels&Lines-program.pdf
Detailed schedule: Piksels&Lines-schedule.pdf

Wednesday 6. June
10:00-13:00 Piksels & Lines Seminar: Ana Carvahlo (Plotting Condensed), Egil Möller (SketchSpace), Letizia Jaccheri (ArTe).

14:00-18:00 Piksels & Lines Laboratorium: Three parallel workshop sessions focusing on desired Improvements of current image creation and generative software, Interoperability issues, and Fringe use and practice.

Thursday 7. June
10:00-13:00 Piksels & Lines Seminar: John Nordby (MyPaint), August Black (Underweb), Brendan Howell (Py-Cessing).

14:00-18:00 Piksels & Lines Laboratorium: Unconference w/multiple parallell workshop sessions.

Friday 8. June
10:00-13:00 Piksels & Lines Seminar: Jill Walker Rettberg (Electronic Literature), Øyvind Kolaas (TBA), Chris Sugure (Processing/Open Frameworks).

14:00-18:00 Piksels & Lines Laboratorium: Commission workshop sessions.

22:00- …    A/V performance with Brendan Howell

Saturday 9. June
12:00-15:00 Open House: Public viewing of research meeting results.

Practical Information:
Location: ROM8, Vaskerelven 8, 5014 Bergen (Norway).
Registration: Both the Piksels & Lines Seminar and Laboratorium sessions are open to the public and free to attend. However, for the workshop sessions participants need to sign up via info[at]piksel.no due to limited places.