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<nettime-ann> [event] [Bergen, Norway] Piksel05 :: 'collective code' - artistic program


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-- Piksel05 - 'collective code' 
-- october 16-23. 2005
-- artistic program online

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Piksel05 - festival for free / libre and open source audiovisual software
and 
art kicks off this weekend in Bergen, Norway.

The Piksel05 artistic program is curated by Isabelle Arvers and Gisle 
Frøysland as a collaboration with pixelACHE 2006[1] in Helsinki and Mal
au 
Pixel 2006 in Paris. Some of the projects will be selected to be shown in

Helsinki and/or Paris.

The program is now online at: www.piksel.no/piksel05

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Piksel[2] is an annual event for artists and developers working with 
free/libre and open source audiovisual software. Part workshop, part 
festival, it is organised in Bergen, Norway, by the Bergen Centre for 
Electronic Arts (BEK)[3] and involves participants from more than a dozen

countries exchanging ideas, coding, presenting art and software projects,

doing workshops, performances and discussions on the aesthetics and
politics 
of open source. 

The development, and therefore use, of digital technology today is mainly

controlled by multinational corporations. Despite the prospects of
technology 
expanding the means of artistic expression, the commercial demands of the

software industries severely limit them instead. Piksel is focusing on
the 
open source movement as a strategy for regaining artistic control of the

technology, but also a means to bring attention to the close connections

between art, politics, technology and economy

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[1] http://www.pixelache.ac
[2] http://www.piksel.no
[3] http://www.bek.no

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+---gif {AT} bek.no +47329234+4790665018c.sundtsgt.55,5004bg. 
www.xn--frysland-64a.com
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