Graphic designer, with an interest in networked publishing and free software.
Welcome to the � Federation (2018-) What a website can be (2018-) Algologs (2017) Algoliterary Encounters (2017) Relearn 2017 i-could-have-written-that (2016-2018) Mining the Cloud (2016-) H.I.T. - an algorithmic gameshow (2016) i-will-tell-you-everything (2015) the Annotator (2015) Serving Simulations (2015)
Manetta Berends (1989, NL) is a graphic designer with an interest in networked publishing & free software. After she graduated from the BA in graphic design from ArtEZ Arnhem (2012) & the MA Media Design from the Piet Zwart Institute (2016), she developed a practice which is rooted in practical investigations into the sociality of software related to publishing infrastructures. Besides working on commissions, projects and workshops, Manetta is also member of Varia, a collective initiative around everyday technology & free software culture in Rotterdam.
This website is using a self-made cms system written in PHP, HTML and jQuery. This framework is feeded with Markdown textfiles which are converted into HTML by using the PHP Markdown library and the Markdown Extra extension, developed by Michel Fortin. The jQuery library BlocksIt is used for the placing of the images.