Re: [Bricolabs] retry now for Virtueel Platform
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Montevideo/NIMk R&D - 5 years =============================
Table of Contents ================= 1 2011 1.1 Sync starter 1.2 Education 1.3 Presentation 2 2010 2.1 Sync Starter 2.2 Education 3 2009 3.1 Sync Starter 3.2 Vilém Flusser Theory Award 3.3 Media Policy 3.4 FreeJ - Vision Mixer 3.5 Workshops 4 2008 4.1 Sync Starter 4.2 Media Creativity 4.3 Asia-Pacific 4.4 Bricolabs 5 2007 5.1 Media Creativity 5.2 Bricolabs 5.3 Digital Rights 6 2006 7 2005
This year has seen us also fervently engaged in activities in south-east Asia, starting in Singapore with the [mini-summit on New Media Art Policy & Practice] hosted by [ASEF], followed by our contribution to [ISEA2008] about "nomadic operating system" design and participation to the [Luminous Green Workshop].
We conducted a research and provided support for a range of cultural initiatives in Indonesia, among them the [Transmission Asian-Pacific] video-activist camp organised by [Ruangrupa] and [EngageMedia] in Sukabumi. Workshops on free software and new media were held for the [Cellsbutton02] media art festival organised by the [House of Natural Fiber] in various schools in Yogyakarta, as well for the [YPKP] Foundation in Jakarta.
The [Bricolabs] project was started as a development framework for [Generic Infrastructures], in collaboration with a wide network of media labs across the world, in the context of countries as Brasil, Indonesia and of course the Netherlands. Core organisations involved are [Metareciclagem], [dyne.org], [goto10] and [HiveNetworks]. During the year workshops were held in festivals [Pixelache / Democracy : Do It Yourself] (Paris, Main D'Oevres) and [Enter_ Unknown Territories] (Cambridge, Downing College). Bricolabs was selected as a breakthrough project by the [Holland Open Software Conference].
As a research publication the [Wide Area Network Streaming] documentation has been written, completed with encoding benchmarks and published in the "Competence Network for Media Design" book ([ISBN 3-9502013-2-7]) as a collaboration with the Austrian FHplus program run by Universities of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg/St.Poelten/Salzburg.