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From: Constant

Libre Graphics Research Unit in Porto

From 22 to 23 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 Habito 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 (…)

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From: Constant

Libre Graphics Research Unit in Porto

From 22 to 23 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 Habito 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 (…)

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From: Constant

Collision 1: Badness and Conflict

If we consider typographic and cartographic objects as “spatial arrangement of texts and other graphical elements”, than their design is essentially the work of organising collisions. In a conventional design practice, many systems are at work to prevent accidents from happening. Tension is deflated through erasure, simplification and filtering. What would be ways to articulate collisions, instead of avoiding them?
The first workshop in this series is inspired by particular practices of (…)

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From: Constant

Collision 1: Badness and Conflict

If we consider typographic and cartographic objects as “spatial arrangement of texts and other graphical elements”, than their design is essentially the work of organising collisions. In a conventional design practice, many systems are at work to prevent accidents from happening. Tension is deflated through erasure, simplification and filtering. What would be ways to articulate collisions, instead of avoiding them?
The first workshop in this series is inspired by particular practices of (…)

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From: Constant

Libre Graphics Magazine workshop

During their residency in Variable, Ana Carvalho, Ginger Coons & Ricardo Lafuente, the editors of Libre Graphics Magazine, invite you to take part in the
making of the upcoming issue.
From 2pm to 6pm on Saturday, September 8, you can join them at Variable for a workshop with a focus on the issue’s theme: localisation/internationalization.
Being all three foreigners, they’ll reflect on the concepts of location, be it physical or digital, and its effects on our work processes, (…)

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From: Constant

Libre Graphics Magazine workshop

During their residency in Variable, Ana Carvalho, Ginger Coons & Ricardo Lafuente, the editors of Libre Graphics Magazine, invite you to take part in the
making of the upcoming issue.
From 2pm to 6pm on Saturday, September 8, you can join them at Variable for a workshop with a focus on the issue’s theme: localisation/internationalization.
Being all three foreigners, they’ll reflect on the concepts of location, be it physical or digital, and its effects on our work processes, (…)

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From: Constant

Open Call: Piksels and Lines Orchestra

In the context of the Libre Graphics Research Unit, Piksel is offering a collaborative research residency for one artist and one developer, to jointly explore the interoperability and expansion of functionality in self-produced and/or existing libre graphic tools, placed in a performative setting.
Deadline for proposals: 26 September 2012. More information about guidelines and the Piksels and Lines Orchestra: (…)

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From: Constant

Open Call: Piksels and Lines Orchestra

In the context of the Libre Graphics Research Unit, Piksel is offering a collaborative research residency for one artist and one developer, to jointly explore the interoperability and expansion of functionality in self-produced and/or existing libre graphic tools, placed in a performative setting.
Deadline for proposals: 26 September 2012. More information about guidelines and the Piksels and Lines Orchestra: (…)

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From: Constant

Research meeting: Piksels and Lines

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 softwares, as well as generative softwares used in performative contexts.
Artists, programmers, designer and theoreticians from all over Europe are invited to imagine the future of image creation and processing softwares in (…)

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From: Constant

Research meeting: Piksels and Lines

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 softwares, as well as generative softwares used in performative contexts.
Artists, programmers, designer and theoreticians from all over Europe are invited to imagine the future of image creation and processing softwares in (…)

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From: Constant

LGRU @ LGM

The work at the Libre Graphics Research Unit (LGRU) is now almost halfway. Since June 2011, the Unit functions as a traveling lab where new ideas for creative tools are developed. LGRU is an initiative of four European media-labs actively engaged in Free/Libre and Open Source Software and Free Culture.
At the annual international Libre Graphics Meeting in Vienna, Marcos Garcia (Medialab Prado) and Femke Snelting (Constant) will give a presentation of methods and ideas that have been (…)

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From: Constant

LGRU @ LGM

The work at the Libre Graphics Research Unit (LGRU) is now almost halfway. Since June 2011, the Unit functions as a traveling lab where new ideas for creative tools are developed. LGRU is an initiative of four European media-labs actively engaged in Free/Libre and Open Source Software and Free Culture.
At the annual international Libre Graphics Meeting in Vienna, Marcos Garcia (Medialab Prado) and Femke Snelting (Constant) will give a presentation of methods and ideas that have been (…)

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