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Tag: LGM 2010

Bon Voyage OSP!

April 1st, 2011 · Tags: · · · · · · Comments Off on Bon Voyage OSP!

Today 5 OSPs travel to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, to participate in Open Design Week. Alex, John, Pierre, Pierre and Stéphanie will be touring through the Mekong Delta to meet up with local F/LOSS fans through workshops, presentations and an exhibition. The second week is reserved for an intense work session with the […]

A journey to Vietnam and an open call

March 1st, 2011 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on A journey to Vietnam and an open call

At LGM 2010 in Brussels, we met Hong-Phuc Dang, a young Vietnamese woman full of energy, willing to organize events around Libre Graphics in Asia in addition to her involvement in FOSS/ASIA, a meeting around Free and Open Source Software. We can’t believe it’s been almost a year of planning and that the trip is […]

The first months of 2011

December 23rd, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · 3 Comments

What the first half of the new OSP-year looks like from here: January Start with a bang: Monday January 3 all OSPs gather for a Scribus experiment. You’ll hear more about once we get there! Antoine from l’École Estienne, Paris joins us for an internship of three months. We have new plans for some kind […]

from cage to pipeline

November 14th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · Comments Off on from cage to pipeline

H E Y ! Libre Graphics Magazine #1 is out ! Bravo Ana, ginger, Ricardo + the whole team and participants. Follow the details about the production process and order soon your copy from their blog.

Almost there!

June 23rd, 2010 · Tags: · 3 Comments

We’re busy closing the books on LGM 2010 and soon deciding where to go for LGM 2011 (Brasil? Montreal? Vietnam? Follow the discussion at: http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/create) so we almost did not notice that it’s only a very little stretch to our initial goal of raising 10.000$ on Pledgie 🙂

Libre Graphics Magazine #0

June 18th, 2010 · Tags: · · · 4 Comments

During LGM 2010, Ana, ginger and Ricardo (+ a.l.e and Femke) edited, designed and published Libre Graphics Magazine #0. You can download it here: http://libregraphicsmeeting.org/2010/download/lgmag_00.pdf

Au revoir LGM2010

June 5th, 2010 · Tags: · Comments Off on Au revoir LGM2010

Constant pictures: http://gallery.constantvzw.org/main.php?g2_itemId=32177 Overview of pictures + posts: http://libregraphicsmeeting.org/2010/index.php?p=en/review Video registrations: http://river-valley.tv/conferences/lgm-2010

ABCLGM Typographic Workshop

May 27th, 2010 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on ABCLGM Typographic Workshop

The people attending this workshop will learn about one way to dissect the shapes of the latin alphabet, and use this theorical model to make a typeface together in a fast paced design game. The game will involve drawing letters on paper, making use of a real life version control system, and uploading the results […]

LGM Day zero — LG-school

May 26th, 2010 · Tags: · · 2 Comments

Button Party

May 25th, 2010 · Tags: · Comments Off on Button Party

Preparing badges for LGM-participants More pictures: http://gallery.constantvzw.org/main.php?g2_itemId=31913

Warming up to LGM 2010

May 23rd, 2010 · Tags: · 1 Comment

This sunny Sunday afternoon, Ricardo, ginger, ale, Ana and Femke gather in the Constant office backyard to get ready for LGM arriving in town.

LG-school @ De Pianofabriek

May 18th, 2010 · Tags: · · 1 Comment

Wednesday 26 May *** A day with: ginger coons, LUST, Akkana Peck & OSP Introduction + discussion: De Pianofabriek Workshops: Various locations A day before the international Libre Graphics Meeting starts, art/design students and their teachers are welcome to join LG-school for an intense day. LG-school looks at what Free Software could mean for teaching, […]

SILEX-LEX: exchanging layers

April 30th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · Comments Off on SILEX-LEX: exchanging layers

Here are snapshots of SILEX-LEX round 1. Artists, designers and illustrators experimented with Inkscape, a Rhizograph and each other’s layers. Round 2 follows next week in preparation of the vernissage on May 7.

Expanded Service Airway

April 29th, 2010 · Tags: · Comments Off on Expanded Service Airway

Was it volcanic dust? Or something else? Important documents that were mailed weeks ago from Brussels to Moscow unfortunately never arrived. Today we sent them again by courier to make sure this indispensable LGM-participant will be able to get a visa for Belgium in time. All we can do now is wait and hope they […]

Final call to submit talks for LGM 2010

April 21st, 2010 · Tags: · Comments Off on Final call to submit talks for LGM 2010

Deadline: Saturday May 1 Please submit your talk for LGM 2010 at: http://create.freedesktop.org/wiki/Conference_2010/Submit_Talk Here is the latest press-release: San Francisco and Brussels, Thursday 15 April 2010 – The Libre Graphics Meeting is an annual working conference for the free software graphics application community. Developers from the full spectrum of graphics applications — image editors, photography, […]


April 8th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · 1 Comment

Exhibition: 8 May → June 4 2010 Opening: May 7 18:00-21:00 De Pianofabriek, Fortstraat 35, 1060 Brussels What if a team of talented artists, illustrators, graphic designers and graffiti writers starts working with Free, Libre and Open Source softwares for the first time? What if their trials and errors are printed on the Plus-tôt-Te-Laat Rhizograph […]

Thank You for Voting!

March 5th, 2010 · Tags: · Comments Off on Thank You for Voting!

We asked your opinion: Should the logo we proposed for the Libre Graphics Meeting drip or not? 50 readers voted, and yes was selected in total 51 times and no 34 times (more than one answer possible). Apart from that, strong opinions were voiced on- and offline. Interestingly, these often were against the drip. So, […]

Governmental support for LGM

March 2nd, 2010 · Tags: · Comments Off on Governmental support for LGM

Remember that we entered a subsidy dossier in October 2009? The Design and Architecture committee of the Flemish ministry for culture has decided to grant our application and support LGM 2010. Besides the fact that any financial support is more than welcome in hard times like these, it is above all an encouraging expression of […]


February 27th, 2010 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on mybadge.png

Alexandre Leray has written a nice tutorial on how to create your own pledgie-badge: http://rw.stdin.fr/CookBook/Pledgie Thank you ginger coons for your tasty habanero pepper and don’t forget to donate to http://pledgie.com/campaigns/8926!

Banners to match

February 24th, 2010 · Tags: · Comments Off on Banners to match

Anything else we can do to make you donate a few dollars to LGM2010 :-D? <a style=’border-style:none’ href=’http://pledgie.com/campaigns/8926′><img src=’http://stdin.fr/lgm/pledgie/pledgie_banner.png’></a> <a style=’border-style:none’ href=’http://pledgie.com/campaigns/8926′><img src=’http://stdin.fr/lgm/pledgie/pledgie_banner_red.png’></a> <a style=’border-style:none’ href=’http://pledgie.com/campaigns/8926′><img src=’http://stdin.fr/lgm/pledgie/pledgie_banner_navy.png’></a>

Support LGM2010!

February 22nd, 2010 · Tags: · 1 Comment

At the yearly Libre Graphics Meeting, developers and users of our favorite tools get together to work on better software. For some of them, a trip to Brussels is easy to fund, others cannot afford the journey without our help. Let’s pull our resources together and raise 10.000 $ (7350 €) so that they can […]

To drip or not to drip

February 21st, 2010 · Tags: · Comments Off on To drip or not to drip

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Cutting Edge

February 8th, 2010 · Tags: · 1 Comment

Libre Graphics Meeting 2010! Download flyers: cuttingedge.zip

Watch this thread: LGM site and logo proposal

October 1st, 2009 · Tags: · · 1 Comment

After heated debates, intensive collaborative working sessions and many hesitations, OSP feat. Alexandre Leray finally proposed a new identity for the upcoming Libre Graphics Meeting to the Libre Graphics community. Since the next meeting will take place in in our home town Brussels, we felt that it was important to at least try to shift […]

Keep Your Fingers Crossed

September 15th, 2009 · Tags: · Comments Off on Keep Your Fingers Crossed

← This letter proves that we just handed in a dossier at the Ministry of Culture, Youth, Sport and Brussels (Vlaamse Gemeenschap). With Constant colleague Peter Westenberg, OSP wrote an application to ask for support for the Libre Graphics Meeting 2010. There is only a very small chance that it will make it (LGM is […]

LGM 2010: date and venue

July 14th, 2009 · Tags: · 1 Comment

27 – 30 May 2010 in De Pianofabriek, Brussels Still nearly 9 months to go, but preparations for a next edition of the Libre Graphics Meeting in Brussels have started. In our quest for the ultimate LGM 2010 venue, we checked out many potential spaces, but finally settled for De Pianofabriek in our neighbourhood St. […]

Libre Graphics Meeting 2010 in Brussels

June 11th, 2009 · Tags: · · · 3 Comments

[en français, voir ci-dessous] Next spring, the fifth Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM) will take place in Brussels, Belgium. In May 2010, users and developers of Free, Libre and Open Source creative software gather in the European capital for the collective sharing of creativity, innovation and ideas.