Željko Blaće (CRO): Workshop of Queer OS @ Ljudmila

Red Dawns and Ljudmila present

QueerOS – operating system for fags, radical fairies and questioning nerds

Željko Blaće (CRO):Workshop of Queer OS

Join us in a collaborative  three-day creative inquiry (brainstorming and prototyping) on what could be queerings of technologies. Using the idea of the Queer Operating System as a paradigm we will look into what is out there and how can normative systems be queered.

The goal of of workshop is to inspire creative and critical work in DIY technology, as well as to foreground different social, political, economical and aesthetic issues in technology.

Queer OS workshop plan
Workshop is organized as 3 modular segments (6th, 7th and 8th of March):
#1 introduction of participants, presentation of concept and open discussion
#2 mapping ideas, approaches, methods of work and prototyping
#3 continue prototyping, presentation, joint critique and brainstorm

Željko Blaće, worked in digital arts and media culture in Zagreb at Multimedia Institute (since 1999, co-founder), as programer in net.culture club MaMa and int. projects for Multimedia Institute. Participated as speaker/presenter/jury member at international media art events and exhibitions, exhibited as visual/media artist, organized large scale new media conferences, seminars and workshops. Curated and produced exhibitions: “GenArt” (May 2002), “Silent*Observers – streaming media and observation practices” Rijeka (September 2005) and San Diego (June2006), “afterMETAphores” (Sept 2007 – ), “CreativeClusters” (April 2008), “db:ae – database aesthetics” (Sept2008). Co-curated exhibition with Andreas Broeckmann “runtimeART”. Was a researcher at at Jan van Eyck Academie on the topic of perception+mediation of public space and image relations. As of 2006 researching phenomena of clustered creativity and issues of queering/de-normalization of sport as doctoral student at PhD Arts program as of 2010 http://zeljko.blace.name/

10 hours
Wednesday, March 6th 12:00–14:00
Thursday, March 7th 11:00-15:00
Friday, March 8th

No application fee, the workshop will be in English/Croatian/Slovenian. Please, apply at: delavnica@ljudmila.org.

Co-production: Ljudmila, Rimska 8, Ljubljana

How to get there

Ljudmila, Rimska 8, Ljubljana
Željko Blaće (CRO): Workshop of Queer OS @ Ljudmila