Call for Projects

November 21-24 2013
Bergen, Norway

Piksel is an international event for artists and developers working with
Free/Libre and Open Source technologies in artistic practice. It is organized 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 free technologies, free culture & art.



For the exhibition and other parts of the program we currently seek
projects in the following categories:

1. Installations

Projects to be included in the exhibitions.
The works must be realized by the use of free and open source technologies.

2. Audiovisual performance

Live art realized by the use of free software and/or open/DIY hardware.      

3. Presentations

Innovative DIY/open hardware and audiovisual software tools or software art
released under a free/open license. (Also includes presentations of artistic
projects realized using free/open technologies.)

4. Workshops

Hands on workshops utilizing free software and/or open/DIY hardware for
artistic use.

5. PikselSavers

Video and software art 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, shared development.
The works must be realized by the use of free/open source technologies.


!!!!!!!!!!  Deadline - august 15. 2013 !!!!!!!!!!

Please use the online submit form at:

or send documentation material - preferably as a URL to online
documentation with images/video to piksel13 (AT)


Piksel13 is supported by the Municipality of Bergen, Arts Council Norway, PNEK and others.

more info:

Author Guidelines

The process is as follows:

1. Go to 'Call for Projects' in the right menu, scroll to the bottom and click 'STEP ONE OF THE SUBMISSION PROCESS'

1. Log in or register as a new user and choose 'Author' as account type to be able to submit proposals.

2. Make sure your bio is up to date. It can be edited under the My Profile link.

3. Choose [new submission] on the right side to start the project registration. (Alternatively click on the  'author' link and then on 'step one of the submission process' in the next page.

3. Register rlevant info and the project description as an abstract. It should include links to online documentation of the project and specific info on the software/hardware used to realise the work.

4. In the next step you can upload additional documentation material. Please add technical riders and promo images here.

5. Click through the 'confirmation' step to make sure your proposal has been registered correctly.

Submissions for this festival were closed on 2013-08-31.

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