Tag Archives: Platform4

‘Open Source City’, the book about Platform4 – out now

    Yesterday was a big life moment, as I was able to publish the first book with my name on the cover, 'Open Source City: Art & Technology Experiments in Platform4', which I've co-edited with Niels Peter Hvillum and co-written alongside a highly talented group of other contributors. The book focuses on the creative hub Platform4 in […] Read More…

Launching Kickstarter to fund a book about Platform4

. BIG NEWS! We’re making a book about Platform 4 – a tale about all the years of art and technology, projects, events and ideas written by some of the international superstars that visited as well as local Platform 4 die-hards. But we need your help. To raise funds we’re launching a KICKSTARTER CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN […] Read More…

We won the Artbeat Award!

  Yesterday in a ceremony at Teater Grob in Copenhagen, we (Platform4) won the newly established Artbeat Award! The award, which officially celebrates the best within Danish cultural dissemination and will be given to a project or a person within the cultural environment that has managed to combine something artistically new with forward looking communication, […] Read More…

All 5 Burning Man tv-programs now online // #burningman

. . As described previously here on the blog, I had the fortunate opportunity to go to the magnificent Burning Man Festival this past summer (of which I have these thoughts). A tv-crew followed us and have now edited the footage into a series of programs that have aired through November 2012 - see them […] Read More…

Moving to Copenhagen

. This is actually somewhat old news, as I made the public announcement two weeks ago, but I feel I should mention it here on my own web space too: I will be leaving Aalborg and Platform4 to move to Copenhagen in the beginning of 2013. Copy/pasting the announcement from the Platform4-website below: After five intense […] Read More…

Interview in Jyllandsposten, critical comment by IFPI, moving Platform4, coverage in TV2Nord, Gaffa + Nordjyske // #platform4dk #uhrlaut

It's busy times right now; we've moved Platform4 from the old venue to the new, launched the PlayForm Mobile Art & Technology Exhibition and released a new EP with Tone - while at the same time trying out a new rather rebellious sharing experiment in Aalborg, Aarhus and Copenhagen. To start from the end: The […] Read More…

PlayForm art & technology mobile exhibition + Platform4 grand opening 2012 in new location // #platform4dk #aalborg

. This coming week is quite a milestone in my 2012 so far. Thursday we unveil the PlayForm art & technology mobile exhibition that features 7 interactive installation produced by the users in and around our Platform4 creative hub - with contributions from Aalborg, Aarhus and Copenhagen (last mentioned in collaboration with the Labitat hackerspace). […] Read More…

Creating a vision statement for Platform4: Background thoughts and a step-by-step guide // #platform4dk #experiment

    After an inspring weekend session, I just did a contemplative write-up about our current efforts in Platform4 to craft a vision statement after almost four years of heavy experimentation with organization, user-involvement, activism, entrepreneurship and do-it-yourself spirit. If you're into such things, I am sure you'll find it quite entertaining. Here's an excerpt: […] Read More…

Platform4 interview in Kulturformidleren magazine // #platform4 #culture #aalborg

In these early days of 2012 the latest issue of online culture magazine Kulturformidleren was released, featuring a little interview with me contemplating the recent season (2011) in Platform4. Read the article here (click to page 14) (Danish only, sorry). Also check out and support the Kulturformidleren blog, true grassroots cultural appreciation and labour. In […] Read More…

Tone: Nordic Music Prize pre-nomination + Nordjysk Kulturpris award + upcoming live-album with Martin Hall in ’12 // #uhrlaut

Tone aka. Sofie Nielsen, who is a friend and collaborator of mine and whose music I release on my label Uhrlaut, is all over the place right now. In November her album 'Hanging By The Moon' (for free download - click link) was pre-nominated for the Best Album category at the upcoming Nordic Music Prize […] Read More…