Publication launch and performance evening
At the end of last year, De Player approached Varia to develop a web-publication for their Pushing Scores project archive. The project investigated the state of the arts of composing scores in a contemporary environment and spanned over 2-3 years.
Varia contributed by developing an …
Please feel welcome to join us for a day of discussion, co-learning and reflection on the housing situation in Rotterdam, our rights as tenants and how we can support each other to work towards solutions for more safe, secure and affordable housing.
During the next edition of South Explorer Varia will host its second annual open day. Expect an afternoon full of heated discussions, sound installations and retro video games. These include Idione Dynamic’s ‘What Remains’ and Mathijs van Oosterhoudt’s ‘Strange Fruits’. Furthermore, Thomas Walskaar will conduct interviews for his …
We traveled from home to home by bicycle, setting up homeservers. As friends and companions on this Infrastructour, we studied our routers over drinks served by our hosts. Where possible we installed our servers in our homes, in other cases we had to depend on another member of …
There is more between heaven and earth than humankind! Therefore, we would like to direct your attention to your fellow "inanimate" object on the 15th of March. On this day five special acts will showcase their intimate relationship with their sewing machines, toasters, fans and working gloves. All this under …
In February, Varia has the pleasure to host one of the nomadic Conversas evenings. Conversas is a series of bi-weekly informal meetings made so that we can get to know each other, share projects, stories or interests.
It's a new year! Dennis (de Bel) is back, the window is broken and l'intolerant #18 is out. Enough reasons to come together and have a drink.
This Friday, the 11th of January, from 19:30, Varia opens its doors for some special new year's drinks and some fitting music …
During our fourth and final screening of Century 21 Calling this year, we will honour the holiday season by taking a look at the development of ‘the shopping experience’. During this 'Christmas special' we'll take a walk through the shopping center and focus our attention on amazon.com, creditcards and …
What could community-owned social media look like? A public Wtt�F discussion on Mastodon, the Fediverse and translations.
During this evening we focus on the archiving of the Pushing Scores project by DE PLAYER; A project on the contemporary meaning of the 'graphic score', which has been running for the last 2-3 years. What are the possibilities of graphic scores, in a day and age in which graphic …
Woodstone Kugelblitz: Druk in Varia is a three day convivial book sprint where we make a Very Useful Cookbook based on recipes for and from daily life.
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What shapes the daily routine of a telemarketing sales agent? How to go beyond the co-working model when it comes to organize a place for collaboration? What's the territorial and political role of furniture within the semi-domestic area of the artist's studio? Are life hacks a form of liberation or …
It is 1986. You just came home from a skate session when a Nintendo game cartridge falls into your hands. Excited to find out what kind of game is on the cartridge, you visit your friend who just bought a brand new Nintendo console two weeks ago. You plug in the cartridge and …
On the 1st and 2nd of June varia will host 'The Ecosystem Is Moving', a lecture by and worksession with Daniel Gultsch about federated instant messaging, open source software and the sustainability of open systems.
On the 12th of May, varia opens her doors and invites you to join an afternoon of informal conversations, workshops and demos. There will be free coffee, tea and software!
We will have the following activities throughout the day:
Linux Presentation Day (All day)
Bored Windows or Apple? Unable …
Algologs = a 1 + 1 day dialog with algorithmic practices. This two-day event is an extention of Algolit, a workgroup where text-based practices and algorithms meet.
A few months have passed since the 11th issue of the Pervasive Labour Union zine was launched, but the topics that were touched upon are yet to be digested. Focused on the "entreprecariat", the issue is an exploration of the multiple ways in which entrepreneurial ideas, models and approaches relate …
Solutions and problems in Extratonality 4
“Extratonality - Opening Doors Is Not Enough”
The 4th International Conference on the solutions and problems in extratonality titled “Extratonality - Opening Doors Is Not Enough” focuses on an evaluation of practices in the field of extratonality. In a time where problems are designed to be …
Varia has big plans for 2018! We would like to share these with you during a special New Year’s reception as part of the season opening of the galleries and projectspaces in Oud Charlois. Besides drinks and salty snacks, there will be a special robomop-performance.
date: Friday, 19th of …
For those that didn't make it to Leipzig this year we're gathering to watch the 34c3 livestream in Varia:
- Wednesday 27th: 11:00h - late
- Thursday 28th: 11:30h - late
- Friday 29th: 11:30h - late
- Saturday 30th: 11:30h - 18:15h
Bring your own beer and add your whishes to the …
Varia gets a visit; from Inox Kapell, the insect man from Wespbaden. On December 16 he will give a short lecture about everything that concerns him. In addition, we serve some soup.
Inox Kapell loves insects. As a child he was already obsessed by these creatures and documented them. Today …
03 November 2017
After a few weeks of finishing up the space Varia opens her doors on friday the 3rd of november from 20:00 onwards. Drop by to say hi, have a drink and explore the building through 'de_varia'; a custom Counter Strike map made for the occasion!