Category Archives: Building

Call for collaborators – Interactivos 15 – Material Cultures in the Digital Age.

Call to collaborate in the project workshop Interactivos?’15: Material Cultures in the Digital Age, that will be carried out from December 2 to 16, 2015. Collaborators will participate in the production of the selected projects. The workshop is complete with a series of conferences and meetings and takes place in the framework of the project […]

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Diverted Objects

Invited by Constant, on Saturday the 12/09/2015 LibreObjet organized a workshop in their atelier, with the central idea of the fork. There were three times two hours of making lamps. Ingredients per person or design team: – 3 meter of white cable – one broomstick – two 220 lamp sockets – one white led – […]

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Etching Pcb’s with Vinegar & Peroxide

When you want to make a printed circuit on a small scale, there are several methods to do this. One involves specific chemicals, which are not so great. In these tutorials, vinegar and hydrogen peroxide is used, which should be more environmentally friendly. With a laserprinter you print your circuit on glossy paper, using the […]

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Crowdprinting – Let’s print a knitting machine together – ConstantV – Imprimons une machine a tricoter ensemble

(FR plus bas) For 29/01 we need to 3D print a hundred pieces for exhibiting the OpenKnit knitting machine Wally 120. We have started printing in Fablab-Brussels, but we need your contribution, as it is a slooooow process and we don’t have our own printer! If have (access) to a 3D printer and you want […]

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A paper, vinyl and fabric cutter

A new machine has arrived in Variable: a paper, vinyl and fabric cutter. The budget was limited, so we had to look in depth for machines that were not too expensive and that worked with Linux. The ideal scenario was to find a second hand (semi-)professional machine. Alas, none were available for our budget. A […]

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Ultrasonic City

For the last three months I have been working on urban audio environments, called “Ultrasonic City”. The first public shape this took on was in the form of an interactive installation. Here’s a short description: “What do you hear in the city? What sounds are only perceptible in the ultrasonic realm, where bats and crickets […]

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Interpunctie & Talking posters

As many other human beings who once apon a time were present in the bolwerK realm, I received an invitation to come to Kasterlee, to the Frans Masereelcentrum. The object was clear: work with the bolwerK archive. The form, size, way in which to deal with this archive was open. As Masereel is the place […]

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Knitting and code

This morning I got an e-mail from Femke – with a link to this article knitters and coders – she found it on the Debian-women list) Knitters get very proficient at reading knitting patterns, which are just varying combinations of k (knits) and p (purls). So the simplest pattern of all, knitting a square, would […]

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Plankton Bar #39 & Documenting something you have done before but forgot how to do it

The month of March and April 2011, I’m in a residency in Bains::Connective. I also continue my Constant activities simultaneously. For the second public moment of this residency, Plankton Bar #39 on the first of April, some Softwearables I have made will be presented. Here’s the little text I wrote about the Plankton bar (always […]

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Meanwhile in Brussels

The Brussels Hackerspace has a bookscanner, which turns pages with certain books (depending on the paper)! In a particular Brussels street (Paleizenstraat – Rue des Palais – near the canal) I ran into this sign: and this sign: This company comes to kidnap your oil! 🙂

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