Piksel05 - festival for free / libre and open source audiovisual software and art kicks off this weekend in Bergen, Norway. The Piksel05 artistic program is curated by Isabelle Arvers and Gisle Frøysland as a collaboration with pixelACHE 2006 in Helsinki and Mal au Pixel 2006 in Paris. Some of the projects will be selected to be shown in Helsinki and/or Paris.
The program is now online at: www.piksel.no/piksel05
Piksel is an annual event for artists and developers working with free/libre and open source audiovisual software. Part workshop, part festival, it is organised in Bergen, Norway, by the Bergen Centre for Electronic Arts (BEK) 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 open source.