Category Archives: Blog

On sports and politics (there’s a World Cup going on)

The world cup in football is now entering its final stages. Like so many others, I follow it with great – and intense – interest. But international sporting events are not unproblematic. In 2009, Sweden played Israel in Davis Cup in Malmö. Due to an Israeli offensive in Gaza only a few months earlier, itRead more…

On Social Design in an Age of Collaborative Media

About a month ago I gave a talk on social design at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Now social design is not what I normally do; there are colleagues of mine that are far more experienced and knowledgeable within this area than I am. On the other hand, in our book Collaborative Media we doRead more…

Contract signed with The MIT Press for new book!

Yesterday, in the pleasurable company of Doug Sery, Tor Hellström and Anders Emilsson, I signed a contract for a second book with The MIT Press. The title is Media Interventionism, and in the book I will look into how new actors coming from outside the traditional media system intervene in, and transform, it. I will concentrate onRead more…

On the Road (Again)

In relation to the publication of our book Collaborative Media, I have tried to talk about the book as much as possible in different environments. We had a book launch at Media Evolution City in Malmö. I have held seminars at The New School in New York, at Leuphana University in Lüneburg, at Copenhagen University, andRead more…

Welcome to my blog and my webpage

So welcome to my blog and my webpage! This webpage replaces an old one, which I haven’t updated for many years. I don’t really know why I stopped using that one, more than the fact that a constant need for updating can make a webpage into a burden more than a pleasurable activity. But nowRead more…