Upcoming events

Breakfast / Proximity in digital worlds, Southern Sweden Design Days 

  • Date: May 20, 08.00-09.30 (breakfast from 8, seminar from 8.30)
  • Location: Media Evolution City, Stora varvsgatan 6, Malmö
  • What: Touch, gaze and energy are all things humans can sense when being close to another person. But how does the feeling of proximity translate to – or being replaced – when we connect in Zoom calls, games and the metaverse?Organized as a part of Southern Sweden Design Days that invite designers to think about the fascinating concept of proximity.
  • Speakers: 
    • Maria Engberg is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Media Technology at Malmö University and the Program director of the research program Data Society. In the seminar Maria will introduce the idea of reality media (the topic of her book) and people’s need for a certain space between each other and how it works in virtual environments.
    • Kate Devlin is Reader in Artificial Intelligence & Society in the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London. She is also the author of Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots. Kate will present her work on intimacy and technology. 
    • Jakob La Cour is an independent performing artist and immersion designer based in Copenhagen. Jakob will share his learnings from designing immersive VR experiences and bring his latest work and platform “Virtual Phantom Sensation“ to try out. 

    At Media Evolution we utilize two agenda’s in our curatorial efforts in understanding the complexities of our times; (A) human machine interaction and (B) systems understanding and new ways of organizing. This breakfast seminare is routed in our agenda A.

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Open workshop – Exploring futures of AI for sustainability

  • Date: May 31, 15.00-17.00
  • Location: Media Evolution City, Stora varvsgatan 6, Malmö
  • What: Join us for a 2-hour visit to the future exploring what roles AI might play in enabling organisations in their quest for having a positive impact on people and the planet. The workshop is free-of-charge and for Curious minds working with either sustainability, the green transition or AI and machine learning within companies, academia and public organisations. There will be fika! Read more here.
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What can become of Malmö’s innovation, startup and creative scene?

  • Date: June 13, 09.30-13.00
  • Location: Media Evolution City, Stora varvsgatan 6, Malmö
  • What: Media Evolution, Minc and Malmö Stad invites you to join the discusson on what can become of Malmö’s innovation, startup and creative scene in the area northwest of Malmö Central Station. Read more here
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Party / Invigningsfesten 

  • Date: June 17, 15.00 – Late
  • Location: Media Evolution City, Stora varvsgatan 6, Malmö
  • What: We are back, we are pumped, and we hope you are too! It’s time for our annual party Invigningsfesten that this year celebrates 10 years. A collaborative party that last time gathered 3500 friends. Get your free ticket now
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