Place: Piksel, Bergen (Noruega)
Third research meeting of the Libre Graphics Research Unit (LGRU) work group, a a traveling lab aimed at developing new ideas for creatives tools.
This Piksels & Lines meeting focuses on a critical assessment of current free and open technologies for image creation.
Place: Piksel, Bergen (Norway)
The Piksel & Lines research seminar is the third in the Libre Graphics Research Unit (LGRU) series 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, designers and theoreticians from all over Europe have been invited to imagine the future of image creation and processing softwares in collaboration, through four days of presentations, discussions, hands-on workshops, demonstrations and performances.
The program is structured between between daily pre-lunch seminar presentations (Piksel & Lines Seminar), running from 10:00-13:00 and post-lunch workshop sessions (Piksel & Lines Laboratorium), running from 14:00-17:00, Wednesday till Friday. The different focus areas are represented by four program tracks into which the the seminar sessions are organized, namely PIKSEL, LINES, PROCESS and INSPIRATION.
This research meeting focuses on a critical assessment of current free and open technologies for image creation: both pixel, vector and generative softwares that support the creation and manipulation of visuals. In addition to project co-organizers and associate partners, we invite artists, designers and developers connected to CCC, GIMP, Inkscape, W3C (SVG-workinggroup), Pure Data, OpenRaster and Processing. A critical reflection on current technologies, as well as a brainstorm on improvements and potential connections between existing tools.
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