Jon Hindley, Public Health Officer, Leeds City Council (UK) and Amalia Zeoup, former Vice Mayor for Civil Society, Athens (Greece)

Workshop Recap: Urban Sustainable Development Lab x

On October 8, the Urban Sustainable Development Lab collaborated with Apolitical to host a workshop on digital innovation in social care. This session marks the completion of the ongoing trial of Care View co-funded by the UK and European Space Agencies. …


From L — R: Juness Beshir (Lenbachhaus) Andrea Geipel (Deutsches Museum) Paul Pizzinini (CamperBoys GmbH) Matthias Fischer (Lead. Empower. You.)
Juliane Kahl (Responsive Fashion Institute) Max Haas (Mindpax GmbH)

We’re delighted to announce the names of the six participants from the Munich Storytelling Lab that have been selected for the 3-month mentoring programme. They will recieve support to design and run innovation experiments that connect their projects with demonstrable social impact aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

It’s…


Let’s play a serious game (Abhay Adhikari & Cori Moore). Photo Credit: Roland Baege (www.rolandbaege.de)

On Wednesday, July 24, we held the first workshop of the DigiTrans project. Launched in collaboration with Dortmunder U, Center for Arts and Creativity in Dortmund, Germany, this one year project explores new digital literacies for the cultural sector. The programme is funded by the Beisheim Stiftung.

DigiTrans explores four…


We’ve launched a new project — DigiTrans — in collaboration with Dortmunder U, Center for Arts and Creativity in Dortmund, Germany. This six-month digital transformation project will explore new digital literacies for the cultural sector. This programme is funded by the Beisheim Stiftung.

DigiTrans is supported by a dynamic, cross-departmental…


Keynote from Allez Hop! A French-German Cultural Entrepreneurship Summit held in Mannheim on April 4–5. The focus of this event was Digital Futures in Culture. This talk is inspired by Post No Evil, an episode of the Radiolab podcast produced by produced by WNYC, a public radio station in New York City.


Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao

I’ve just returned from Spain after a planning meeting with our Culture Lab partners Azkuna Zentroa in Bilbao, a UNESCO City of Design. …


At Conecta, the second smARTplaces confrence in Zaragoza. In this photo: with members of the Cultural Manifesto Editorial Board — and Cleo Schoeps. Photo credit: Jennifer

This is a transcription of the talk introducing the cultural engagement manifesto at Conecta, the second smARTplaces conference on Audience and Mediation on the 14th and 15th of March 2019 at Etopia Centre for Art & Technology in Zaragoza.


Dear friends,

I am thrilled to announce our Culture Lab in collaboration with Azkuna Zentroa in Bilbao, Spain. …


Header Image: Tony Webster from Portland, Oregon, United States (), „Tunnelbana & Stockholm Skyline (15925503541)“, Cropped by NA, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

We’re delighted to launch the 2019 Swedish Digital Identities Programme. This is the fifth edition of the programme, which supports cultural organisations to experiment with storytelling and develop new approaches to audience engagement and participation.

I use the word edition as the programme has evolved over the years in response to our participants’ needs. Furthermore, the changes our societies face are very different from just a few years ago. People are influenced by new ideas and trends. They’re engaging in new behaviours. We label people…

Abhay Adhikari

I am interested in the context & values of our Digital Identities.

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