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Narrative XR Lab

Narrative XR Lab is a creative lab at Visual Arena, where artistic storytelling in Extended Reality (XR) is developed and explored.

Here, graphic designers, screenwriters, game developers, project managers, directors and programmers get access to technology and guidance from experts to develop an XR idea.

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Extended Reality (XR), which includes media such as VR, AR & MR, is growing and being explored by more and more players. We are now looking for you who want to explore artistic storytelling in the medium, strengthen your skills and create ideas together in interdisciplinary groups consisting of directors / creators / artists, graphic designers / game developers and project managers.


Workshop with Virtual Gothenburg Lab

Create with the support of industry leaders within XR.

In the groups you will work together to develop an idea but also get support from our project partners:

  • Gothenburg Film Studios 
    Gothenburg Film Studios will provide guidance for 360-degree video and virtual production, as well as plan and conduct lectures and practical workshops.
  • RISE - Research Institutes of Sweden 
    RISE will provide education and guidance in how storytelling and narrative can be facilitated through game and interactive technology. RISE will also make available equipment and methodologies related to these areas.
  • HDK-Valand – Högskolan för konst och design, Göteborgs universitet
    HDK-Valand will be active in the work around workshops and curate seminars / panel discussions linked to VR.
  • Förvaltningen för kulturutvecklingen
    The administration for cultural development will create conditions for content and experiences in the project to be made available to a wider and larger audience in the form of seminars, presentations or open workshops.

  • Film & TV på Lindholmen
    Film & TV will be active in disseminating information about the project in their network. They will also enable your participants to submit your ideas to the funding announcements that Film & TV will carry out in the autumn of 2022.

  • Kultur i Halland, KiH
    Culture in Halland will contribute with its broad network in digital creation and find ways for further financing of parallel projects.

Partners and financing


The Narrative XR Lab project is being implemented by Visual ArenaLindholmen Science Park i samarbete med Gothenburg Film Studios, RISE, HDK-ValandKulturförvaltningen, Västra GötalandsregionenKultur i Halland and Film&TV vid Lindholmen Science Park

This investment is possible thanks to support from Västra Götalandsregionens kulturnämnd

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