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Piksel Night @ Meta.Morf : New.Brave.World!

Piksel Night @ Meta.Morf 2010

Thursday November 4th Piksel presents Piksel Night at Galleri KIT, as part of the Meta.Morf 2010 biennale programme in Trondheim (NO), organized by TEKS (Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre)

PIKSEL NIGHT
21 PM the doors open at Galleri KIT. The evening includes screening of the PikselSavers series, concert by the legendary Bjørn Torske Band (this time as a duo performance by Bjørn Torske and John Hegre), and is round up with groovy rhythms and playful projections delivered by Piksel Soundsystem.

PIKSELSAVERS SCREENING
PikselSaver is a series of short movies and software art specially curated by the Piksel festival in Bergen for the biennale. The works were selected based on an open call for participation in conjunction with the Meta.Morf.

PikselSavers consists of 10 works associated with the biennale theme New.Brave.World! through keywords such as sustainable resource allocation, renewable technologies, energy harvesting, fair trade hardware, free content, open access, DIY economy, shared development, and all the works are made using Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS).

The 10 projects are:

Mark Beasley – Snowstorm
Mark Beasley – Icemelt
Andy Deck – Spill Cycle
Jim Bizzocchi – Longfalls
Claude Heiland-Allen – Mandulia
Osvaldo Cibils – 54 dinamic body background
Ralph Kistler – Screensaver
Yves Degoyon – Evil Fish :::
Wayne Clements – Brave New World War
Thomas Thiery – 10 Minutes

Read the full presentation of the artists and their works.


PikselSavers – Call for Entries

■■ PikselSavers – Screensavers that makes a difference!
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■■ Piksel @ Meta.Morf

As part of the screening programme at the Meta.Morf Biennal in Trondheim, Norway oct. 7 – nov. 7 2010, Piksel will curate a special event called
PikselSavers.

PikselSavers use the screensaver as a point of departure and inspirational springboard connecting to the main festival theme ‘New.Brave.World’.
We are looking for videos and software based on the screensaver format – short audiovisual (non)narratives made for endless looping.  Possible thematic fields includes but are not restricted to: sustainable resource allocation, renewable technologies, energy harvesting, fair trade hardware, free content, open access, DIY economy, shared development.

■■ Call for Entries

Please use our submission form at http://piksel.no/pulse/pikselsavers or send a mail with  a short description of the work and bio of author(s) to info [at] piksel.no. A preview version of the work should be provided as an online or downloadable video or source code. The following criteria must be met:

– Format: digital video or executable software including sound made to run full screen at minimum 720p resolution.
– The work must be produced using free/open source software.
– Videos should be available in a free/open format (ogg/theora/dirac).
– Software works should be available as source code under a free/open license.

!!! Deadline postponed! – now you have until July 15th 2010 !!!

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