november 19-22 2009
Bergen, Norway

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 & art.

This years event – Piksel09 – continues the exploration of free/libre and open source technologies and it’s myriad of expressions.

Piksel09 is done in collaboration with Gallery 3,14 and Lydgalleriet which will host this years exhibitions,Bergen Kunstmuseum hosting the presentations and panels, and Landmark hosting the evening events.



For the exhibitions and other parts of the programme we currently seek projects in the following categories:

1. Installations

Projects to be included in the exhibitions at Galleri 3,14 and Lydgalleriet.
The works must be programmed by and running on free and open source software and/or open/DIY hardware.

2. Audiovisual performance

Live art realised by the use of free and open source software.
We specially encourage live coding and open/DIY hardware projects to apply.

3. Presentations

Innovative DIY hardware and audiovisual software tools or software art released under an open licence. (Also includes presentations of artistic projects realised using these technologies.)

4. Workshops

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

!!!!!!!!!!  Deadline – july 15. 2009 !!!!!!!!!!

Please use the online submit form at:

or send documentation material – preferably as a URL to online
documentation with images/video to piksel09 [AT] piksel [DOT] no


Piksel is supported by the Municipality of Bergen, Arts Council Norway,
Hordaland County Council and others.