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This is a calendar of events, workshops, lectures,… that are part of the F/LAT program.

This list gathers interesting events from different organizations such as iMAL, Constant vzw, BBUG, Jeudis Du Libre, Hackerspaces, fablabs, etc…

January 2015

24 : Apertus Axiom Cam Demo

  • Hours : 10:00 → 18:00
  • Location : F/LAT : 45 canalstreet 1000 Brussels
  • info : axiom-cam

Worshop and demo of the opensource camera on Saturday 24th of January from 10:00 to 18:00, on registration only.

18 : Cryptotea

  • Hours : 14:00 → 18:00
  • Location : F/LAT : 45 canalstreet 1000 Brussels
  • info : Cryptoparty

Cryptoparty on Sunday 18th of January from 14:00 to 18:00, with tea and biscuits.

Octobre 2014

09 : LOOP




March 2014

10 : De la carte à l’éthique. Conférence de Françoise Schein

The conference will be revolving around Françoise Schein's work as a plastic artist. She will talk about the issues raised from the cartography of territories, cities and their geo-poetics.

03 > 05 : Workshop 3D Printer

3 days to build your own 3D printer (based on the Reprap)

February 2014

20 : Comprendre les licences de logiciels libres (fr)

(shhh … it's a frame!)

January 2014

10 : expodatacenter

A one evening exhibition with digital art installations, videos projections and live performances in a 1500m² bunker cave complex soon to be used as a datacenter, in the undergrounds of Paris.

December 2013

21 : Pure Data Patching Circle

open workshop around the project of Natacha Roussel and Pieter Heremans involving Pure Data with X-bee mesh network, RaspberryPi and text to speach synthesis

12 -> 15 : Verbindingen / Jonctions Are You Being Served?

What does it mean to serve and to host? What should server technology of today be about? How to re-appropriate networks for creative experiment?

7 : 3D printer workshop

In this one-day workshop, you will build your own printer together in a small group of enthousiastic printrbot builders. A complete 3D printer kit will be provided., it will be the Wallace++ design which is open hardware.

5 : Introduction to Net Art

This conference illustrated by numerous examples proposes a first introduction to Net Art through connected works beyond the duality of web and screen. Jacques Urbanska (digital artist, performes, web master, community manager) will present artworks that use the Internet as physical connexion tools, as means to reinvint the web or accelerate its dissolution in “real life”.

November 2013

30 : Soft circuit embroidery

Learn how to combine your favorite textiles and electronics…

29 : FREE?!

The debate that opposes the rights of authors and file sharing has been stifled into a virtual trench warfare. FREE?! attempts to answer this question by looking at the alternative offered by the free culture movement, both exploring its potential and the obstacles it encounters.

29 : Blender bpy/bge workshop

The monthly workshop exploring Python programming in the context of Blender, or the other way around. This workshop will be focusing on the use of Blender from the command-line and extracting information from .blend files. The workshop will start with a point of view of the BlenderConf by one (or more) of the attendees.

27 : Arts/Sciences#14: Malcolm Le Grice

Malcolm Le Grice is a film and video artist. He has written critical and theoretical works including a history of experimental cinema and numerous articles on film, video and digital media. In this lecture, Malcolm Le Grice will examine in particular the development of art focussing on the machine, as in Kinetic Sculpture and in the special development of Photography, Film, Video and Digital technology.

27 : De la spatialisation du dessin: Une histoire de l'expansion du médium graphique hors de la feuille de papier

A conference (in french) by Laurence Schmidlin, historian of art.

23 : Pure Data Patching Circle - Extended View Toolkit

workshop : Video mapping and multiview with Pure Data

14 : Workshop on electronics 2

Teaching about main components (resistances, diodes, diodes Zeener, transistors et capacitors,…).

07 : Variable/Loop

The studiobuilding VARIABLE opens its doors every first Thursday of the month for ’LOOP’, an informal moment for everyone who would like to meet the artists, taste the work, see the studio-space. VARIABLE is a ’Free Libre Open Source Software (F/LOSS) Arts Lab’.

04 : Workshop Git

Introduction workshop about Git. Git is a distributed version control system. It keeps the history of your code modifications across time and is great for team work, multiple versions and watching your project grow.

04 : Learn Programming with Python

This is the first part of a 4 hours workshop aimed at helping beginners to programming or to Python getting their hands on the language. The second part will take place on the following Monday. Part 2: http://www.meetup.com/OpenTechSchool-Brussels/events/144891682/

02 -> 03 : Free Libraries for Every Soul

‘Free Libraries for Every Soul’ is an ode to books and libraries. This hackathon will contribute to developing the shape, processes and access to books; from printed matter to e-book, and from typography to algorithm. Hacker and cyber-librarian Marcell Mars, accompannied by Open Source Graphic Designer Femke Snelting will host a hackathon whereby graphic designers, hackers, UX designers, graphic designers, independent publishers and programmers can collaborate to develop today's incarnation for Melvil Dewey’s dream.

October 2013

27 : GNU/linux install party

Come test, click, compare, install, copy any GNU/Linux distribution you may like. Organized by the BxLUG.

26 : Drupal S01/E04

A series of 9 Drupal workshops. Learn how to build a complete website with Drupal.

26 : Pure Data Patching Circles

The Pure Data patching circles are free open workshops organized monthly to gather, share learn and enjoy around the Pure Data software in a creative way. This month session will cover *Hello Data + pdgst*. As more basics are asked, so here we go again. Some more time to catch the fluxes of data. And for the adventurous, some pdgst experiments with video streams and manipulations.

23 : Arduino workshop

In the basic workshop, with Kurt and Lieven, you will learn how you can make, use and program this micro-controller.

22 : Ada Lovelace Day

First time in Belgium, a special event is proposed to gather participants from Brussels region to update/improve/create Wikipedia entries on Women in Computing, Hacking, Digital Culture & more ! Hosted by Catherine Lenoble.

20 : Blender "compositing de passes 3d"

Introduction to compositing tools in Blender. A workshop by Vincent Gires. (Workshop in french)

19 : #CLIfe

#CLIfe is a workshop organized by Michael Murtaugh and Julien Deswaef to teach you the basis of command-line manipulation, show you how useful (lifesaving?) this can be and have some fun with it. For the more advanced users, the workshop is oriented to CLI experimentations and knowledge sharing. Isn’t CLI a lifestyle afterall?

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