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For free, libre and open-source software, culture and the arts


Conferences and summits
FLOSS arts festivals and events


  • Armin Medosch, "Roots Culture: Free Software Vibrations Inna Babylon", in How Open is the Future? Economic, Social & Cultural Scenarios Inspired by Free and Open Source Software, eds. Marleen Wynants and Jan Cornelis, Brussels: VUB Brussels University Press, 2005, pp 135-162; upd. in Engineering Culture: On 'The Author as (Digital) Producer' , eds. Geoff Cox and Joasia Krysa, New York: Autonomedia, 2005, pp 177-201; repr. in Sarai Reader 2005: Bare Acts, New Delhi: Sarai, 2005, pp 222-239. Draft.
  • Aymeric Mansoux, Marloes de Valk (eds.), FLOSS+Art, Poitiers: Goto10, and London: Mute, 2008, 320 pp.
  • Aymeric Mansoux, "How Deep is Your Source", in Digital Art Conservation, Preservation of Digital Art: Theory and Practice, ed. Bernhard Serexhe, Karlsruhe: ZKM, 2012.

Documentary films[edit]

  • Art Meets Radical Openness, 2009, 26 min. Documentary of the 2009 festival edition. Film conceived by Annalisa Cannito, Chui Yong Jian, Santiago Bence.


  • Eightycolumn (80c; archived), a network of free culture aware educators in art, music and design education.

See also[edit]

Shadow libraries, Hacker culture, Copyright activism, Commons, Data activism, Pure Data, SuperCollider, Live coding, Libre graphics

communities of practice

Art and technology centres, Circuit bending, Community servers, Copyright activism, Data activism, Demoscene, Digital libraries, DIY biology, Federated networks, File sharing, Free software, Game art, Hacker culture, Hackerspaces, Hacktivism, Internet activism, Libre graphics, Live coding, Live video, Maker culture, Media archives, Net art, Neural aesthetics, Open hardware, Shadow libraries, Software art
See also Art and culture.