Event Dates: november 15-18 2007

Piksel is an international event for artists and developers working with open source audiovisual software, hardware & art. 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 FLOSS & art.

This years event – Piksel07 – continues the exploration of free/libre and open source audiovisual code and it’s myriad of expressions, and also investigates further the open hardware theme introduced at Piksel06.

Piksel07 is done in collaboration with Gallery 3,14 which will host this years exhibition. Piksel is organised by BEK and a community of core participants including members of collectives dyne.org, goto10.org, ap/xxxxx, hackitectura.net, riereta.net, drone.ws, gephex.org and others.


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

  1. Installations
    • Projects related to the open hardware theme including but not restricted to: circuit bending, reverse engineering, repurposing, modding and DIY electronics, preferably programmed by and running on free and open source software.
  2. Audiovisual performance
    • Live art realised by the use of open source software and/or hardware.
  3. Software/Hardware presentations
    • Innovative DIY hardware and audiovisual software tools or software art released under an open licence.

Please use the online submit form at: www.piksel.no/piksel07/subform.html or send documentation material – preferably as a URL to online documentation with images/video to piksel07@bek.no


att: Gisle Froysland
C. Sundtsgt. 55
5004 Bergen

piksel07 is produced in cooperation with Kunsthoegskolen in Bergen dep The Academy of Fine Arts, Gallery 3,14. Supported by Bergen Kommune, Norsk Kulturfond and Vestnorsk Filmsenter.

Deadline Extended – 15 july 2007 31 july 2007