Bibliotecha goes to Radical Networks, New York!

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Andre, Lucia and myself had the chance to present bibliotecha at Radical Networks conference at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (MAGNET) in collaboration with EYEBEAM on 24th –25th October,  2015. Bibliotecha project was present during the event through an installation, which provided a local book distribution network for the participants and audience, a short… Read more »

Ideas for the construction of the White Elephant Bibliotheke

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Ideas for the construction1 of the White Elephant Bibliotheke The White Elephant2 Bibliotheke3 is a multidisciplinary research project that investigates the construction of a library in a particular time and space. It is a model for a network that brings together many different types of information gathered through present encounters. This library could be described… Read more »

Bibliotecha afterlife at ‘Are you being served’ (notebooks:)))

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Are You Being Served? (notebooks) publication(s) by Constant are out there! Together with several other projects Bibliotecha is featured on the Afterlife section. It has been a long journey since the project was presented on ‘Are You Being Served?’, December 2013 at Constant, Brussels. We are pleased to be included once again into this ‘multicolored’… Read more »

Bibliotecha at P-DPA

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Is with great joy that we announce the addition of Bibliotecha to P-DPA – Post Digital Print Archive. P-DPA is an online archive compiled by Silvio Lorusso, as part of his ongoing investigation on digital and post-digital publication. The archive is a public manifestation of Lorusso’s research, presenting a growing number of projects and artworks… Read more »

Radical Tactics of the Offline Library

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Recently the Institute of Network Cultures published on its Network Notebooks series the Radical Tactics of the Offline Library by Henry Warwick. The book is an excellent read for all of those interested in alternative digital libraries like Bibliotecha. Download the epub, pdf, or order a paper copy via the INC website Here is a… Read more »

Bibliotecha @ TENT

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We are pleased to announce that Bibliotecha will be installed in TENT‘s & Witte de With‘s bookshop. Bibliotecha’s presence is integrated in Unliked (dislocations, disappearances & deprecations), the exhibition from the Master Media & Communication – Piet Zwart Institute, and will be serving digital texts related to the exhibited works, for the duration of the… Read more »

Bibliotecha @ AMRO2014

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Bibliotecha’s latest stop was the AMRO 2014 Festival in Linz. For the entirety of the festival Bibliotecha served books from a plinth in the exhibition and hosted a workshop. The workshop took place in the first day of the festival and had as an aim the creation from scratch of Bibliotecha software images for Raspberry… Read more »

Bibliotecha @ Off the Press

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We are excited to be running and presenting Bibliotecha at the Off the Press: Electronic Publishing in the Arts conference, in Rotterdam, the 22nd and 23rd of May.     Bibliotecha will be presented at the Underground E-publishing panel, moderated by Florian Cramer. It will also be shown at the Bazar, which will conclude the event… Read more »

The Public Library Hacksession

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Half year after Bibliotecha first began to be developed at Free Libraries for Every Soul Hackthon, it will be present at another hackthon – The Public Library Hacksession. The projects taking part in this event are focused on tools and infrastructures that facilitate free access to (digital) books. The event will take place in Brussels,… Read more »