INTRO STREAM: NEWSLETTER INDEX
1. PikselSavers @ Pixelache Helsinki
2. PikselSavers @ the Norwegian Telecom Museum
PikselSavers – screensavers that makes a difference!
PikselSavers is a screening programme of short movies and software art
curated by the Piksel festival in Bergen, Norway. The programme was
selected based on an open call for participation and includes 10
contributions from artists working in a wide range of digital media and
techniques. All works are made using Free/Libre and Open Source Software
PikselSavers take the screensaver as a point of departure and
inspirational springboard. They are videos and software based on the
screensaver format – short audiovisual (non)narratives made for endless
looping. Possible thematic fields includes but are not limited to:
sustainable resource allocation, renewable technologies, energy
harvesting, fair trade hardware, free content, open access, DIY economy,
PikselSavers was comissioned by and first shown at the biennial for art
and technology in Trondheim, Meta.Morf 2010 – New.Brave.World!, arranged
by TEKS – Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre.
More info: http://www.piksel.no/pulse/pikselsavers
– PIKSELSAVERS @ PIXELACHE HELSINKI
PikselSavers is presented as a part of Camp Pixelache 2011 on the island
Suomenlinna outside Helsinki on saturday 12.03 12-18 and sunday 13.03
– PIKSELSAVERS @ THE NORWEGIAN TELECOM MUSEUM
PikselSavers will open at The Norwegian Telecom Museum as a part of the
nightopen museum event SENT on thursday 17.03 at 19:00.
OUTRO STREAM: FREE AS IN ART!
Piksel is an international event for artists and developers working with
Free/Libre and Open Source technologies in artistic practice.
Part workshop, part festival, it is organised in Bergen, Norway, 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 FLOSS &