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Relearn 2015

June 28th, 2015 · Tags: · · · · · · · No Comments

Relearn is back for 2015! We’re very happy to see the summer school continue and morph into a new being again this year, with a new set of people taking care of the organization. Quick recap: OSP set up the first edition of Relearn in 2013. In 2014, Relearn was a jointed venture with all […]

Third workshop @ pre-LGM

April 30th, 2011 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Third workshop @ pre-LGM

pre-LGM: famous people and digital patterns

April 22nd, 2011 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on pre-LGM: famous people and digital patterns

We are busy preparing pre-LGM activities (6-9 May) and happy to report that it looks like an exciting weekend already. As a way to warm up for the Libre Graphics Meeting, StudioXX will host a Digital Pattern Making workshop, a celebrity draw-off and an exhibition. ginger coons is gathering a ‘jury’ of designers, illustrators and […]

Asian Record, side B

April 21st, 2011 · Tags: · · · · Comments Off on Asian Record, side B

Monday Its akward, it’s unconfortable, but we want to put ourselves in a position of welcoming a happy accident, a trong ruì có may.

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 […]

Territorial practice

December 9th, 2010 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on Territorial practice

It’s hard to believe that we are back for more than three weeks from Tel Aviv, where we participated in Open Code Versus Military Culture? Aspects in Israel Digital Culture. It feels both close and very far away. Open Code Versus Military Culture? was initiated by digital artist Tsila Hassine, asking pertinent questions about the […]

Chaîne typo-graphique ouverte

December 9th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · Comments Off on Chaîne typo-graphique ouverte

Nous fêtons demain le premier cours Open Source de l’ERG. In September started a fisrt “arts numériques” open source course at the École de Recherche Graphique. Visit the course wiki. The students will be proud to present the first specimens of their pictures-fonts. And in exclusivity we will play with Pierre Marchand’s new friend Fonzie […]

446 Nancy A5

November 4th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · Comments Off on 446 Nancy A5

make art opening starts at 19 pm Hurry up ! Dingbats Liberation Fest Characters are crowding the walls. Get your D.L.F contributor certificate ✄

a poetic and political necessity

October 29th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · 1 Comment

Next week another delegation of OSP travels to Tel Aviv to present at the conference Open Code Versus Military Culture? Aspects in Israel Digital Culture organised by the Shenkar College for Engineering and Design. Following the talk, there will be a worksession at the Israeli Center for Digital Art. From the conference description: “The interest […]

This Fall

October 3rd, 2010 · Tags: · · · 1 Comment

This fall @ OSP: Prix Fernand Baudin Prijs Tournée française (Paris, Valence, Nancy, Besançon et Amiens 30/09/2010 → 30/01/2011) Teaching Images numériques – Open source – Chaîne (typo)-graphique ouverte at ERG Submitted proposal to the The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) to fund a Libre Graphics Research Unit Thinking about The Praise of […]

please computer | make me design

June 11th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · Comments Off on please computer | make me design

LG-school — the LGM appetizer — has been the occasion for us (Ivan, Ludi, Steph and Alex) to give a second workshop on fun command-line poster generation. This workshop was intended to introduce graphic designers to a completely different paradigm (the command-line) than the one they are usually used to (the graphical user interface, or even […]

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 […]

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.

please computer | make me design

April 18th, 2010 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on please computer | make me design

[Full programme] OSP @ Journée Open-Course/Open-Source N’avez-vous jamais rêvé que votre ordinateur fasse tout ce que vous voulez? C’est possible! Osez prendre les commandes de votre ordinateur en participant à cet Open Course/Open Source axé sur le design par le texte. De la monoculture à la diversité logicielle. Un panorama des logiciels libres pour la […]

Gender Art Net – Folding step

April 12th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · · · · 1 Comment

Gender Art Net poster is now ready for folding. Project presentation and workshop – Berlin – April 16-17 _2010 (more coming) 1000 posters – A2 recto black – verso CMYK 1 plis horizontal – 4 zig zag + 1 roulé

Re-Print party: Quatre Quarts II

March 30th, 2009 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on Re-Print party: Quatre Quarts II

Tuesday 31 March 13:00-16:00 Auditoire P7 • Erg, 87, Rue du page, 1050 Bruxelles At Open course / Open source, OSP performs a second run of a Print Party that happened almost a year ago at the exact same location. This time we have changed roles to serve you another assorted collection of stories about […]

parallel publishing II

March 6th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · Comments Off on parallel publishing II

the workshop’s first publication is ready. every participant has created a fictional petites annonces for it. some pictures of making, collating and distributing. we’re also on irc at #crying_room on irc.freenode.org 🙂 http://ospublish.constantvzw.org/image/?level=album&id=26

parallel publishing I

March 5th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · 1 Comment

parallel publishing I

on the first day of our workshop at bordeaux, we decided to collectively re-enact an esther ferrer performance. this is a youtube that gives an idea of her movements. with this as starting point, we drew our own paths in the capc…

Tales of Interrogated Type (Parallel Publishing)

March 2nd, 2009 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Tales of Interrogated Type (Parallel Publishing)

Tales of Interrogated Type (Parallel Publishing)

View Larger Map OSP is preparing for a long drive: Pierre, Yi, Ivan and Femke leave Brussels Tuesday morning to be later joined by another Pierre (our special guest), Harrisson and Ludivine (now in Paris producing a tape/vinyl version of their worldmap for Cinéma du Réel), in Bordeaux. There we’ll meet an interdisciplinary team of […]

Edit: Norms, formats and supports

January 25th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · Comments Off on Edit: Norms, formats and supports

Edit: Norms, formats and supports

5 to 7 March, Bordeaux We’re preparing a journey to Bordeaux, France where OSP will contribute to the conference Edit: Norms, formats and supports with a workshop and a lecture. From the conference description: “Signs and pictograms which organize the flow of movement in cities and towns according to graphic “pie charts” and other diagrams, […]

OSP in 75

December 10th, 2008 · Tags: · · Comments Off on OSP in 75

OSP is invited for a workshop day at 75 school, in Woluwe, Brussels. Wednesday 17 December. Music playlisting, video browsing, recipes printing, font remixing and pancake making.

Contributors portrait of the W Drogę typeface

May 12th, 2008 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Contributors portrait of the W Drogę typeface

Thanks to Andy Fitzsimon for the picture (in CC full open)!

Road to South-Wrocław

May 5th, 2008 · Tags: · · · · 1 Comment

This Wednesday, join us for our type workshop in the OPT cultural center in Wrocław from 11am to ongeveer 6pm. For those who arrive directly from the airport, you can begin with this path then please print this map, because it seem that it is not easy to find for taxi driver (our journey was […]

Local Universal

April 29th, 2008 · Tags: · · 3 Comments

Wednesday May 7 in Wrocław, Poland Running up to the Libre Graphics meeting 2008, OSP invites designers, programmers and typographers to work on a collaborative design project. Inspired by modular systems for road sign lettering, and a long interest in fonts designed by engineers, we would like to work with you on an impossible project: […]

Free Operations / 1

November 23rd, 2007 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Free Operations / 1

2 day Free Operations workshop at Werkplaats Typografie

Free Operations

November 2nd, 2007 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Free Operations

2 day workshop Werkplaats Typografie, Arnhem (20 + 21 November, 2007) What permutations between typeface, typesetting and text can you imagine? How to design through scripting and can you read differently with computer manipulations? Full brief: