Author Archives: Christian Villum

Launching Ctrl+Alt+Delete, a new book publishing company

  Today is the launch of Ctrl+Alt+Delete Books, a new book publishing house which I am running with Niels Peter Hvillum. To kick things off we have two titles in the pipeline for publication in March and April: 'TagTomat: Vejen til grønne fællesskaber i byen' and 'Open Source City: Art & Technology experiments in Platform […] Read More…

State of the Commons 2015 report – in Danish

. This week Creative Commons, the non-profit for which I do volunteer work, released their annual State of the Commons report, which outlines the developments of CC-license usage around the world as well as the general state of sharing culture in general. Overall things are progressing tremendously and this year we passed an important threshold: More […] Read More…

Great #futurefab workshop series

. . This past week I had the pleasure of co-hosting a series of 4 workshops as part of the "Future Fabrication" program (#Futurefab) that we're building in Danish Design Centre, focusing on the potential of maker culture and new technologies to radically revitalize fabrication in Denmark.  More specifically, we're exploring 4 concrete topics within this overall theme: […] Read More…

Today we release au2pilot’s “Fatamorgana” LP on Uhrlaut Records

. After months of work we're very proud to release "Fatamorgana", the first LP of Danish electronic music producer au2pilot on Uhrlaut Records. Out today! The release has been marked by two release parties; one in Copenhagen this past Friday (in collab with the ROI crew) and one prior to that one in Aalborg, au2pilot's hometown (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…

Creative Commons Global Summit in Seoul

. . Last week, in my capacity as Public Lead for Creative Commons Denmark, I had the pleasure of attending the Creative Commons Global Summit which took place in Seoul, South Korea this past week. 5 days of excellent knowledge exchange with the vibrant global sharing advocacy community. The summit pulls in CC representatives from all over the […] Read More…

Burning Man 2015: A field study of design

. Once again I had the pleasure of attending Burning Man, an annual event with 70,000 people in the desert north of Reno in Nevada, US. This time I was representing Danish Design Centre, and did a write-up on our blog about how design is one of the pillars making the phenomenon what it is. […] Read More…

Shaping your city with design, technology and data: Sprout Talent Week 2015

. Imagine that you’re walking by the water in Copenhagen. All of a sudden you find a small roundly shaped device hanging in eye height by the water - it looks like one of those old hair dryers you would see at the hairdresser back in the day - and intuitively you feel like putting […] Read More…

Working on new projects at Danish Design Centre

    I've now worked a little over a month and a half as Project Manager at Danish Design Centre, and wanted to give a quick intro to some of the most exciting projects I'm currently working on. One is Sprout Talent Week, a project put together in collaboration with Danish Architecture Centre (DAC), Copenhagen Solutions Lab, […] Read More…

Panels at Internet Week Denmark and Folkemødet 2015

    In June I took part in two interesting panel discussions. One was part of the annual Internet Week Denmark conference, which ran for several days in Aarhus in the beginning of June - and the other was at the rapidly growing Folkemødet ("People's Meeting") festival for politics and societal debate. For Internet Week I had been […] Read More…