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Considering your tools

Written on May 27, 2013 at 4:30 pm, by

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Today’s creation largely depends on digital tools. Far from being a neutral mean to an artistic achievement, those tools are actually opinionated: they carry values and are full of conventions about the way things “ought” to be done. Because of this, we think it is crucial to raise awareness among practitioners in order to make software and machines into tools to think with (or against), and to let us speculate about future  Continue Reading »

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Call: Piksel Remote Hacklab – Experimental Communication System Open Workshop, Venice

Written on May 23, 2013 at 4:05 pm, by

Piksel Remote Hacklab: Experimental Communication System Open Workshop, Free 2-day workshop, Venice, May 28-29th, 12pm-late. Recent studies have shown thatRead the Rest…

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Books with an attitude

Written on May 15, 2013 at 2:43 pm, by

The Libre Graphics Research Unit presents Books with an attitude, an exhibition of printed books made with Libre digital tools. This exhibition includes Libre bookdesign and typography from all over Europe, demonstrating how content, aesthetics and Libre tools can play together.

The exhibition will be opened by Manuel Schmalstieg of Greyscale Press (Geneva) Exhibition design and curation: Manufactura Independente (Porto)

Maus Habitos Rua Passos Manuel 178, 4º 4000-382 Porto 22 -> 31 May 2013

From: Constant

Books with an attitude

Written on May 15, 2013 at 1:10 pm, by

From 22 May until 31 May, The Libre Graphics Research Unit presents Books with an attitude, an exhibition of printed books made with Libre digital tools. This exhibition includes Libre bookdesign and typography from all over Europe, demonstrating how content, aesthetics and Libre tools can play together.
The exhibition will be opened by Manuel Schmalstieg of Greyscale Press (Geneva)
Exhibition design and curation: Manufactura Independente (Porto)
Made possible with support from the (…)

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From: Constant

Books with an attitude

Written on May 15, 2013 at 11:10 am, by

From 22 May until 31 May, The Libre Graphics Research Unit presents Books with an attitude, an exhibition of printed books made with Libre digital tools. This exhibition includes Libre bookdesign and typography from all over Europe, demonstrating how content, aesthetics and Libre tools can play together.
The exhibition will be opened by Manuel Schmalstieg of Greyscale Press (Geneva)
Exhibition design and curation: Manufactura Independente (Porto)
Made possible with support from the (…)

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Libre Graphics Research Unit
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LGRU.net - research thread: Research meetings

The Libre Graphics Research Unit in Porto

Written on May 3, 2013 at 12:46 pm, by

From 22 to 25 May the Libre Graphics Research Unit gathers in Porto and this meeting concludes the two year project. Hosted by associate partner Manufactura Independente in Maus Habitos we will present and discuss all work that was developed in the context of the Research Unit: The Piksels and Lines Orchestra, Superglue, Graphical Shell prototype, the Future Tools event, Grafica Libre estacion de trabajo, Tools for a Read-Write World, Considering your tools: a reader for designers and developers, and  Continue Reading »