APODIO by APO33 : : : Workshop and Performance at Harvestworks – NYC

Julien Ottavi (1977) Artist-composer and JKPickett (1978) Artist-composer present LIBRE OPERATING SYSTEM, AUTOMATION, STREAMING AND ONLINE PERFORMANCE : How to make music, videos, graphics and streaming with Free Libre operating system (alternative to microsoft and apple)

APODIO is a GNU/Linux operating system containing audio, text-friendly, graphic and video tools. It can be used as a liveCD or be installed on a partition of your hard disk. This workshop is an introduction to Apodio and its possibilities. Participants will also learn how to send audio streaming over internet in real-time and to perform new score using OSC in collaboration with the group.


Thursday December 15th 11am to 5pm / workshop and online performance at 6pm

Workshop: $90/members $100/non-members. Scholarships are available, please contact carolp[at]harvestworks.org

Register Here:

Harvestworks 596 Broadway #602 New York NY 10012

Phone: 212-431-1130 Subway: F/M/D/B Broadway/Lafayette, R to Prince, #6
to Bleecker

APODIO by APO33 : : :

APODIO is ‘live CD’ projects – distribution versions of Gnu/Linux operating system, which boot on any PC laptop or desktop, including the intel-based Mac and x86 netbooks. This distribution is dedicated to creative multimedia tools for audio/video processing and real-time performance and aims to provide a full set of tools for the average media artists needs. Apodio initiative also draw attention to the practice of developing custom GNU/Linux distributions tailored for specific uses such as media production, audio/video streaming, hacktivism, art installations and more.

APO33 research lab – A publicly funded, not-for-profit association/artists collective. APO33 focuses on collaborative working practices; crossing sound, art, philosophy and technology. APO33 is an artists run space for testing and developing projects and artworks by the collective and resident artists. Research and development produced by the association is intentionally “open” and “freely available” for use by the community; artists, programmers, researchers and organisations, as well as to the larger public. http://apo33.org/

The workshop will be organised as such:

-Introduction of the artists works and why they use free software in their artistic practices
-introduction to apodio & free software
-booting from usb key and dvd live
-learning how to use the operating system apodio
-introduction to selected softwares for music, videos, graphics and streaming
-ardour, processing, puredata, arduino, supercollider… : software for live act and construction of your own DIY instruments
-introduction to streaming and how to create an online orchestra
-collective performance preparation and new online score system

Each of the Participant will be able to leave with a copy of APODIO live usb key installer

“APODIO live discs provide a wonderful means of introducing the world of Linux audio software to potential new users and are likely to become a common first experience for many converts.”
Computer Music Journal – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

“Apodio systems can be run in “live” mode, i.e. you put the distribution disc in your CD drive, you reboot, and voila, you’re booted into the system. Basically the live mode runs itself from a RAM disk and the distribution CD. The process is transparent, except for the occasional disc reads. The systems can be installed to a hard-drive, but to keep things simple for myself I’ve tested them only in live mode.” Linux Journal





Apodio 11 is made by Apo33 (Jenny Pickett, Julien Ottavi, Romain Papion and our community)

Thanks to Katherine and Experimental Intermedia