Category Archives: Workshop

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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eTextile Summercamp

From July 27th to August 2nd in Poncé sur le Loir, Claire Williams and I participated in the eTextile Summercamp. Along the week there were workshops and some talks – the reports & tutorials are still growing – including the recipes of the delicous food at Paillard: – Screen printing circuits – Energy Harvesting And […]

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Variable Open Hardware studio is Open!

Last Friday the Constant Variable Floss Arts lab opened. The photographs are here. In connection to that, the Open Hardware studio has started activities as well! The idea is that you can use the modest facilities of the space to work on artistic Open Hardware projects. Open source Hardware : Open source hardware (OSHW) consists […]

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Reports Reports – number one – ADA, a day about sound in ‘s Hertogenbosch

The month of May has been busy busy. Lots of challenging activities, lectures, workshops, inside, outside and even more than a million Volts somewhere along the line. For posterity’s sake, and to keep a trace of past adventures I’ll try to reconstruct these activities in some stories. Here goes Report Number one; started in May, […]

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Stitching Stories – ReNUM expo in Nantes

From Thursday to Sunday I was in Nantes finishing the collectively made map with stories of inhabitants of Nantes – part of the ReNUM project organised by Ping. Early December 2010, 4 Constant members (Nicolas Malevé, An Mertens, Wendy Van Wynsberghe, Peter Westenberg) were invited by Ping to Nantes. For once, we were not organizing […]

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Re/Touches on socks

Mending socks is quite a classic in textile repair. Holes are easy to come by, fixing them is not very hard. You darn a sock, you try to re-weave the weave, reconstituting or trying to rebuild/resemble the original structure. Fabienne took some photographs before and after her repair. Notice that in her socks, the toes […]

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Re/Touches Ateliers

In November we started preparing the Re/Touches workshop. We = Fabienne, Eugenie, Rosalie, Laia and myself, a mix of artists, professional costumière/seamstresses, bricoleurs, hobbyists, enthousiasts – in no particular order/combination. All kinds of ideas started bubbling up and one of them an idea from Fabienne. She wanted to walk in Brussels, armed with her camera […]

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Code, Arts & Crafts

Each month iMal is organizing Codes Arts and Crafts with some excellent guidance. It’s quite refreshing to be able to go and get some help on Arduino code. So for the next session I will prepare my questions in advance…

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Thursday the 11 of March I’ll give a little hands on sewing and electronics workshop in the Media & Design Academy in Genk. Here’s the puntkom_04_flyer. You are welcome to join – you have to enroll. There is also another more brainstormy workshop by Berit Greinke, which I would follow if I were not giving […]

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Wearable tech

On Thursday I gave a little presentation at the academy ESAPV in Mons. I was invited by the Arts Numérique department run by Michel Cleempoel. (arts numérique could be translated as digital art) The morning began with a little presentation. I started out with talking a bit about Constant, what I do as a member […]

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