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  • 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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    New attempt! Now without snowstorm.

    Technology is everywhere, sometimes it hides its face underneath a mask of everydayness, but we can only guess what goes on in our vacuum cleaner, telephone or copy machine. When were these inventions introduced into our lives and how can we keep control over them …

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    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 …

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    Technology is everywhere, sometimes it hides its face underneath a mask of everydayness, but we can only guess what goes on in our vacuum cleaner, telephone or copy machine. When were these inventions introduced into our lives and how can we keep control over them? These questions, and many more …

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    Technology is everywhere, sometimes it hides its face underneath a mask of everydayness, but we can only guess what goes on in our vacuum cleaner, telephone or copy machine. When were these inventions introduced into our lives and how can we keep control over them? These questions, and many more …

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    Technology is everywhere, sometimes it hides its face underneath a mask of everydayness, but we can only guess what goes on in our vacuum cleaner, telephone or copy machine. When were these inventions introduced into our lives and how can we keep control over them? These questions, and many more …

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    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!

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    A monthly gathering for those who (wish to) host their own online services from home, rather than using commercial and privacy unfriendly alternatives. Together we config and work on our homebrew server setups. These are low-cost, low-power, low-maintenance, high-fun computers through which we can host all of our online necessities …

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    Relearn is a collective learning experiment with as many teachers as it has participants. It is motivated by the possibility to displace parameters of/for research, studying and learning.

    During the week of Relearn, we work with a set of case-studies, observations, questions or stacks of study material that we …

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    Since many of the independent electronics stores in Rotterdam have permanently closed their doors, it has become nearly impossible to hop on a bike and quickly get some parts. In response to this Varia started the Rotterdam Electronics Depot, a community resource where members can purchase common parts parts at …

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