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24. May. 2012 - 26. May. 2012
LiWoLi 2012 - Art Meets Radical Openness

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.

*Open Call 2012*

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

*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. LiWoLi
2012 is organised by in cooperation with the Timebased Media
department and the Interface Culture Lab, VaLUG

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