F/LAT - Free/Libre Art & Technology

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 ====== F/LAT : Free/Libre Art & Technology ====== ====== F/LAT : Free/Libre Art & Technology ======
-**Platform for collective and collaborative education and research in free/libre arts & technologies**+|**Platform for collective and collaborative education and research in free/libre arts & technologies**|| 
 +| - [[dev:​start|R&​D]] \\ - [[edu:​start|School]] \\ - [[tmp:​start|Workshop and community]] |  - [[presentation|Presentation]] \\ -  [[contact| Contacts and mailing list]]\\ - [[calendar| Agenda/​Calendar]]\\ - [[:​fr:​images|Images of projects]] and [[http://​f-lat.org/​kiwi/​doku.php/​presentation?​do=export_s5 | Presentation slideshow ]]|
  
-  * [[contact| Contacts and mailing list]] 
-  * [[calendar:​agenda| Agenda/​Calendar]] 
-  * [[http://​f-lat.org/​kiwi/​doku.php/​presentation?​do=export_s5 | Presentation slideshow ]] 
  
-**R&D – School - Workshop** 
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-===== Current ​Activities: ===== +===== Activities: ===== 
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 +| [[edu:start |{{:​undefined:​sportieve_school.png?​100|}}]] \\ [[edu:start | f-lat.edu courses series-weekly meetings on open source practices and software]] | [[http://​vrlab-brussels.info|{{http://​vrlab-brussels.info/​wiki/​pub/​BusinessCards/​logo_black.png?​150}}]] \\  [[http://​vrlab-brussels.info|VR-Lab Brussels - open lab for VR enthousiasts]] ​  ​|[[http://​polymorph.cool|{{http://​polymorph.cool/​wp-content/​uploads/​2016/​07/​polymorph-complete-logo-en.png?​150}}]] \\  [[http://​polymorph.cool|POLYMORPH,​ libre videogame platform in brussels]]|
 +| [[http://​lvrm.f-lat.org |{{:​tmp:​lvrm-logo02.png?​100|http://​lvrm.f-lat.org}}]] \\ [[http://​lvrm.f-lat.org | Libre Virtual Reality Meeting 2015]] ​ | [[http://​tempsdescommuns.org|{{::​tempsdescommunslogotype.png?​200|http://​tempsdescommuns.org}}]] \\ [[http://​tempsdescommuns.org|le Temps des Communs]] |
 +| [[http://​relearn.be/​2015/​ |{{http://​www.ralphmag.org/​1/​bosch-duck-fan281x233.gif?​100}}]] \\ [[http://​relearn.be/​2015/​ | Relearn 2015 - August 20—25 ]] | [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Wikipedia:​Meetup/​Brussels/​ArtAndFeminism_2015 |{{http://​designed.with.meteor.com/​CR/​ART+FEMINISM.png?​250}}]] \\ [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Wikipedia:​Meetup/​Brussels/​ArtAndFeminism_2015 | Art+Feminism edit-a-thon]] |[[dev:​repfab|{{:​dev:​repfab:​repfab-logo01.png?​100|repfab.be}}]] \\ [[dev:​repfab|RepFab - Reproducible Fabricator]] |
 | [[https://​blender-brussels.github.io |{{https://​blender-brussels.github.io/​images/​blender-brussels-logo.png?​100}}]] \\ [[https://​blender-brussels.github.io | Blender-Brussels | [[https://​blender-brussels.github.io |{{https://​blender-brussels.github.io/​images/​blender-brussels-logo.png?​100}}]] \\ [[https://​blender-brussels.github.io | Blender-Brussels
-Blender Python BPY/BGE workshops]] | [[http://​patchingcircles.be|{{::​qrbang100x100patchingcirclesbxl.png?​nolink&​100}}]] \\ [[http://​patchingcircles.be|Patching Circles Brussels ]]|[[http://​f-lat.org/​kiwi/​doku.php/​fr:​edu:​cursus:​arduino-byrrh|{{:​fr:​edu:​cursus:​arduino-img_1201.jpg?​64}}]] \\ [[http://​f-lat.org/​kiwi/​doku.php/​fr:​edu:​cursus:​arduino-byrrh|stages Microcontroleurs pour projets artistiques]]| \\ [[http://​relearn.be|{{::​relearn-2014-logo.png?​200}}]] \\ [[http://​relearn.be|Relearn 2014]] |+Blender Python BPY/BGE workshops]] | [[http://​f-lat.org/​kiwi/​doku.php/​dev:​axiom-cam|{{:​flyerf_lat2015apertus1.jpg?​100}}]] \\ [[dev:​axiom-cam | Apertus Axiom open source camera workshop]] | [[http://​patchingcircles.be|{{::​qrbang100x100patchingcirclesbxl.png?​nolink&​100}}]] \\ [[http://​patchingcircles.be|Patching Circles Brussels ]]
 +|[[http://​f-lat.org/​kiwi/​doku.php/​fr:​edu:​cursus:​arduino-byrrh|{{:​fr:​edu:​cursus:​arduino-img_1201.jpg?​64}}]] \\ [[http://​f-lat.org/​kiwi/​doku.php/​fr:​edu:​cursus:​arduino-byrrh|stages Microcontroleurs pour projets artistiques]]| \\ [[http://​relearn.be|{{::​relearn-2014-logo.png?​200}}]] \\ [[http://​relearn.be|Relearn 2014]] | [[http://​fr.flossmanuals.net/​blender-pour-le-jeu-video/​a-propos/ ​ |{{http://​www.flossmanualsfr.net/​faq-floss-manuals-francophone/​_booki/​faq-floss-manuals-francophone/​static/​fm_book.png}}]] \\ [[http://​fr.flossmanuals.net/​blender-pour-le-jeu-video/​a-propos/​ | Flossmanuals-fr Blender Game Engine ​]] |
  
 ===== Practical ===== ===== Practical =====
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 To get involved :  To get involved : 
  
-  * follow the activities of the [[calendar|agenda]] 
   * subscribe to the mailing list by it's [[https://​listes.domainepublic.net/​listinfo/​flat | interface ]]   * subscribe to the mailing list by it's [[https://​listes.domainepublic.net/​listinfo/​flat | interface ]]
   * [[donate]] some funds for the project   * [[donate]] some funds for the project
  
  
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-====== Presentation ====== +
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-here under is a short presentation of the platform (in progress) +
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-to read a more in depth text : [[more]] +
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-===== What ? ===== +
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-==== a platform ==== +
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-   * a structure for research and experiments (F/​LAT.dev) +
-   * an international experimental school (F/​LAT.edu) +
-   * a platform for networking and activities (F/​LAT.tmp) +
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-===== What not ! ===== +
-==== F/LAT is not ==== +
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-   * a production space +
-   * a diffusion ​exhibition ​show place +
-   * an academical school +
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-===== Why ? ===== +
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-==== by and for artists and creatives ==== +
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- to +
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-   * gather scattered, lonely and often orphaned experimentations,​ to create a critical mass more strong and durable. +
-   * encouraging the transmission of collective knowledge instead of techno isolation +
-   * blooming projects that are often kept as intention notes  +
-   * explore ways and path only possible by the meeting of diverse people and ideas shared across time and space +
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-===== Where ? ===== +
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-==== concerning space(s) ==== +
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-===== in Brussels ===== +
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-  * at the crossroad of Europe and the world, +
-  * in a multicultural city with a size of a big village +
-  * many languages and culture cross and exchange +
-  * short and fast connections with other regional and international hubs of arts and technologies. +
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-===== 1000 plateaux / physical spaces ===== +
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-F/LAT is happening at different spaces along the year, following the relevant activities around. +
-For the establishment of a perenial knowledge and practice base, +
-F/LAT is actually seeking for a min 250m² plateau to install a modular space distribution, ​ where diverse cells can interact and have their own intimacy, while evolving over the time. +
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-The space would also benefit to be in the direct environment of the participating groups.  +
-(ex. sharing of a bigger space) +
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-===== How ? ===== +
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-==== Free/libre software and hardware ==== +
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-teachings and researches, all the techniques and projects must be based on methods and software that are free (as in free speech) and open, using open standards. +
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-==== Interdisciplinarity ==== +
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- F/LAT is a place where the boundaries between arts fade away, become porous and fertile +
-There is no distinction between the diverse fields of arts and expressions. +
- ​transversal subjects, and not a focus on a discipline or academical category. +
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-===== Structure? ===== +
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-==== How we organize this big mess ? ==== +
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-** => we propose an environment** +
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-===== Flat (non)hierarchy ===== +
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-No hierarchy, only revocable mendates to take charge of tasks/​programs,​ +
-Continuous participation to decision process and General Assembly with active members. +
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-==== 3 levels of involvments : ==== +
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-  * active members with responsabilities/​charges (organizers) +
-  * active members without responsabilities/​charges (participants) +
-  * supportive members without charge/​responsabilities (passive supporters) +
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-===== modular cells ===== +
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-The main cells that interact together, that structure the platform in **3 complementary dynamics**:  +
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-  * F/​LAT.dev ​Research and development +
-  * F/​LAT.tmp ​Community Events +
-  * F/LAT.edu - Knowledge base and education program +
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-===== F/LAT.dev ===== +
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-  * Here ideas only evoked by the technical research can become real artistic experiments,​ impossible to develop in a context of a real production scenario.  +
-  * Preliminary researches permit ideas to fix themselves on the adequate tools and helps unexpected events to bring new ideas to lights. +
-  * These artistic research are made in a constant feedback and integration of the technological research and development,​ and helps the inventions, the production, the transformation and the dissemination of tools and methods. +
-  * Crossing techniques and technology, artistic experimentations based on generic tools to subvert and transform them. Collaborations with other groups of technicians (ex. university labs, hackerspace,​ fablabs, artist collectives,​ etc… )  +
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-===== F/LAT.tmp ===== +
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-Communities event around the sharing of know-how, participative experiments,​ short intensive and year long open workshops together to discover, exchange and support very diverse practicies. +
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-Regular non constraining activities of sharing, helping the porosity of the space. Events like master-classes,​ lectures, hackatons, code-sprint,​ code4kids, etc.  +
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-===== F/LAT.edu ===== +
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-A formal tutorat by experimented artists for people willing to start a intensive process allong a full year and a personal project (even vague at start):  +
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-exemple of schedule :+
  
-   * 1 meeting / week with their tutor, during one afternoon and with 2 or 3 students of the interest. +===== Agenda =====
-   * 2 + meeting / month with all the students, an interdisciplinary meeting to share the advancements of the projects. +
-   * 1 + meeting / month with a researcher of the F/LAT.dev+
  
 +{{page>​date:​cal}}
  
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