Open Source Publishing – Graphic Design Caravan

Tag: Archiving


July 23rd, 2010 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on GML

Yesterday Constant met with Evan Roth to discuss gestures and standards, confessions and F/LOSS, archiving and collaboration. More soon.

Les enfants du transparent

May 21st, 2009 · Tags: · · · · 1 Comment

These days i’m in Malmö for The Art of the Overhead festival. For some years now, this art festival has done media archeology about the overhead projector. There was a workshop/space this week, there will be performances this weekend, there will be a psychedelic closing party next weekend, etc. We’re happy to see that the […]

Take Away Archive

April 24th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · 1 Comment

25 April to 31 May, open every weekend from 14:00-18:00 Opening: Friday 24 April 18:00-24:00 Rue de la Senne 17, Brussels http://ospublish.constantvzw.org/image/index.php?level=album&id=28 For the opening of a temporary workspace at Zennestraat 17 Rue de la Senne, we have installed the Constant Take Away Archive, a retrospective of books, posters, CD’s and flyers, published by Constant […]

…quietly digitizing around 1,000 public domain titles every day

May 19th, 2008 · Tags: · · Comments Off on …quietly digitizing around 1,000 public domain titles every day

A photo-reportage by Dave Bullock, published on the Wired, that shows the process of digitalising books for the Internet Archive. This process is still done manually due to the fragility of old books and their size variance. “For those picturing an efficient, automated process involving robotic arms and high-tech scanners, the scanning at the University […]