Goodbye Madrid, Hello Leipzig!

The Libre Graphic meeting 2013 is over! You can find links to images, videos and reports here.

Libre Graphics Meeting 2014 in Leipzig, Germany

Libre Graphics Meeting 2014, the annual conference and workshop for users and makers of free software creative applications, will take place on April 2–5, in Leipzig, Germany.

The event is open to anyone with an interest in open source graphics, design, and creative culture. Software developers and artists alike are invited to attend, and will be welcome to submit topics for presentations, hands-on workshops, and birds-of-a-feather sessions once the call for participation is officially opened.

2014 will mark the ninth anniversary of LGM, the premiere gathering of the free software graphics community, drawing developers, users and supporters alike from across the globe.

Books at LGM 2013

Curating as environmentalism Curation: Elke van Campenhout & Adva Zakai Heroic Real Estate Otter of the 21st Century The Maggot On November 2, 2012, five writers met in the austere, white confines of the Inspace gallery, in Edinburgh, Scotland and wrote for seven hours. They were later joined by two other contributors. Their work [...]

Drop by, say hello!

Drop by, say hello!

If you’re already in Madrid, you’re welcome to drop by at the LGM venue and say hello! There are still no signs marking the entry, so here a picture of the way to the big entry gate!

Support LGM

Please help us bring developers to Madrid for the Libre Graphics Meeting 2013: Future Tools. Your donation helps us to reimburse support volunteer developers and presenters that would otherwise be unable to journey to Madrid. Your donation will be used for travel only so every contribution counts!

Medialab-Prado in Madrid and the Printing Industry

Sunday 14 April: Post-LGM activity! Guided tour by the Make Barrio workstation, coordinated by David Rodriguez The aim of these visits is to meet two of the oldest cultural industries MedialabPrado environment related graphic production. Since the sixteenth century the Juan de la Cuesta Printing inhabits the old house of the former St. Carmen Hospitalillo. [...]

Program on-line!

The program is on-line! Four days of talks, lectures, performances, meetings and workshops gathered here:

What would you like to happen at LGM?

In this years’ registration form we included the following question: “What would you like to happen at LGM?” Here are some of the inspiring answers so far: “Learn a lot, discover new things to learn, meet amazing people, and hack a lot, maybe create something new” “Inspiring futures for paper and for contents!” “I am [...]

Questions and Answers

Add to the growing list of Questions and Answers about Libre Graphics. 2013. Your contributions will be used to generate posters to promote LGM2013: Future Tools! You can also include this Q + A as a widget into a webpage: <iframe src="" style="width: 250px; height: 250px; border: 0; overflow: hidden;"><iframe> (Thank you LAFKON and [...]

Looking for collaborators

You are welcome to stay in Madrid, following the meeting, to collaborate on the prototyping and development of 9 projects aimed at the creation of new tools to design, edit, draw and write together. Medialab-Prado offers free lodging to collaborators in a Youth Hostel from 10 to 27 April (limited seating!).

Sign up for LGM

LGM is above all an occasion for developers and designers to meet and discuss libre tools, technologies and ideas. Participation is free and registration is not required, but it is important for others to know if you’ll be there too, so please take a minute and sign up here.