Reposting this : if you are on the Merveilles instance and want to participate to the audio + visuals compilation, here's all you need to know
@Merristasis about to link two tracks, is it ok if they’re already on Bandcamp?
@falt_ yeah no prob!
@Merristasis what are you looking for for the zine? Visual art or text?
@s_ol both are good
@Merristasis aha, a good reason for me to finish a track before November ! :)
you need some help for the zine ?
Could it be easier if it's a website (with pdf/printable version) ? It would imply potentially a less creative layout, but it has a lot of advantages.
@0gust1 oh that's a good idea!
@Merristasis We must discuss further, so. I don't know anything about the zine initiative and what's planned / envisioned.
If there are strong expectations about the pdf design and layout, the "hybrid website possibility" can be risky (generating a pdf from a browser environment is still quite experimental). If so, you will have to use a desktop publishing program like Adobe Indesign, Scribus etc...
How can we discuss this thing further ? Who's involved ?
I initially planned to quickly brush up a sapper project (svelte/sapper are my weapons of choice), with support of markdown/MDX to ease the administration / contribution. No even need for Node on the server side, as the website should not be very dynamic.
I documented a little in the readme.md and tried to put some example in the source files.
Try to clone the repo and run it on your machine, and tell me what you think.
@Merristasis In defense of the hybrid website/pdf scenario, with a "brutalist/minimalist" esthetic approach, it can be doable/interesting.
@0gust1 We might discuss it on the Slack server of Merveilles !
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.