Past Events

Teach & Learn at Blågarden

Friday, 8th Nov 2013


Ole, Sara and Jane – three Interaction Design Programme students at CIID – are hosting a special event next week at the Blågarden cafe, Støberiet. They will celebrate a public introduction of their Service Design project called Teach & Learn.

The service is a peer-to-peer cultural and social knowledge sharing program that they hope to bring to fruition in partnership with the Blågården Bibliotek. They are excited to share the experience of the project with the community, and are celebrating the project with a small kickoff party.

The invitation is being extended to friends, family and neighbours to promote the service – but more importantly bring the community together over sharing and learning about culture.

To get a better of what Teach & Learn is about, watch the video:

Teach & Learn from Ole Stobbe on Vimeo.

So, what to expect next week? There will be food and drinks…and the amazing Priyanka and Shamik will be teaching Indian Dance – Bollywood style. You definitely don’t want to miss this. Kom kom!

Teach & Learn Kick Off
Thursday November 14th
Støberiet, Blågården
Blågårds Plads
18.30 – 22.00

Please RSVP on the event page so they have an idea of how many people to expect.

Otherwise, check out our Facebook page for more information!

Jamie Allen @ 4S Annual Meeting

Saturday, 12th Oct 2013


CIID Research’s Jamie Allen will be presenting as part of the 4S Annual Meeting– – Society for Social Studies of Science:

October 9-12, 2013, San Diego, California

The Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) conference program is out where Jamie will be running a session called “(H)appy Thoughts: Technique, Prosthesis, Interface” with Benjamin Bratton, Dock Angus and Ramsay Currie.

So, if you’re in San Diego – please come and say hello, we’d love to meet you.

Post-Digital Research: Towards Transmediale 2014

Wednesday, 9th Oct 2013


As part of further build up towards a showcase project for the Transmediale 2014 Festival in Berlin, CIID’s David Gauthier and Jamie Allen will participate in Aarhus University’s Post-Digital Research forum at Kunshal Aarhus, 7-9 October 2013.

Other participants include Robert Jackson, Geoff Cox, Florian Cramer, Alessandro Ludovico, Christian Ulrik Andersen, Kristoffer Gansing, Lotte Philipsen, and Bodil Marie Thomsen. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Workshop on future plant and food production – 25th Sept

Wednesday, 25th Sep 2013


The overall objective of this workshop is to create an interdisciplinary environment, give participants the opportunity to acquire knowledge about plant and food production, and to develop the innovation potential within art, technology and science . The aim is to create the basis for new interdisciplinary and visionary partnerships showing new alternatives for food production in the suburbs.

The workshop will be held 25 September from 9.00 to 16.00 and 2 October 13.00-16.00 and will be arranged by Majken Overgaard , partner in Art + Innovation Hub and Martin Malthe Borch, Biologigaragen.

In recent years there has been great interest in urban farming – to grow their own food in urban spaces. The reasons are many, the desire to watch plants grow, the need for clean and uncontaminated foods and the urge to reduce the resources used to ship food over long distances etc.

There is much to be gained by an increased focus on food production closer to consumers. However, it is difficult to grow food in urban spaces primarily due to lack of space. It is not possible to establish a genuine alternative to modern agriculture with the current infrastructure of the city, but the suburbs have a large potential.

In Denmark and the rest of the world large parts of the population live in the suburbs with access to gardens and basements – potential space for future food production. Food and plant production in the suburbs is therefore the theme of this innovation workshop that focuses on sharing knowledge and developing new knowledge / prototypes of how we can produce food (including plants , sprouts, herbs , algae , etc. . ) in the future.

The workshop will be held as part of “New Garden City” which is an interdisciplinary art and innovation project. It is developed in a collaboration between Traneudstillingen and Art + Innovation Hub. It is supported by the Danish Arts Foundation and the Municipality of Gentofte. Read more on

Send the organisors an email (see address below) and tell them why you want to attend. There are limited seats. Participation is free and lunch and drinks will be provided /

CIID – Film Nights

Wednesday, 18th Sep 2013


Moving images are one of our culture’s most accessible ways to translate ideas. ‘Videos’ have come to form a kind of repository of ‘cultural consciousness’ that has resonances in all areas of life – professional, social, personal, creative.

Organised by the Research group, CIID hosts a Film Night where we show and discuss moving image work of interest to designers, technologists, and creative practitioners. The group meets on scheduled evenings at CIID.

The next few showings are as follows….and keep an eye on the labs page for an updated version:

August 6th – 21:00 – The Perfect Human (Anthropology, Ethnography & Archeology)
August 21st – 20:00 – Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko (Ecology, Economy and Globalism)
September 4th – 20:00 – Disco and Atomic War (Culture, Politics & Media)
September 18th – 20:00 – All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace, ep. 2 (Culture, Politics & Media)

This is important: These screenings are intended to be non-commercial, no-brow events – movies of all kinds are welcomed: Documentaries, feature films, video-art, recorded talks, etc. – as long as good ideas are developed therein. For the most part, each evening there will be a short introduction prior to each screening, and a short discussion following.

All are always welcome (and feel free to bring your own drinks, snacks and treats).