LiWoLi is a community festival, open lab and annual meeting spot for artists, educators and developers using and creating Free Software (FLOSS), Open Hardware and Open Design in the artistic and cultural context. This event is all about sharing artistic skills, code and knowledge within the public domain and discussing the challenges of an open practice.
This year´s edition will have a special focus on artworks that can be created, performed or exhibited outdoors and in public space. Like every year, numerous activities such as lectures, workshops and audiovisual performances will take place during the course of this three-day festival.
swarm, perform, explore - How to sense the City?
Activities are welcome which have a scientific and/or artistic-cultural approach by developing and using tools for urban hacking, digital street art, public interventions, social spaces, community sensor networks, guerilla communication, wardriving, surveillance, schwarzfahren, open data, mapping,...
Artists, developers and educators are invited to present their work in order to share their ideas, skills, code, products and experience within a workshop, presentation and/or outdoor activities.
We are interested in scientific, philosophical and political lectures dealing with the challenges of open practices, investigating the economy of open systems, exploring new ways of living and producing.
Audiovisual artists, composers and musicians using FLOSS, Open Hardware or hacked toys as well as live-coding acts are welcome to perform at a great venue in the Stadtwerkstatt with the best sound-equipment in town! The performances will be recorded and published in the free radio-archive under a Creative Commons license.
*How to apply*
Please fill out the online submission form for Liwoli 2012.
LiWoLi is an indepently organized event, but will be able to provide at least basic support regarding accommodation, travel and fees.