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Together we make visualization a tool for everyone.

Our vision is to make visualization a tool for everyone. Which clarifies, unites and helps us achieve sustainability together. Through collaboration, we develop new ways of visualizing. We initiate and run projects, gather expertise and spread knowledge.

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Tre personer står framför en skärm och presenterar. Väldigt färgglad skiss visas i bakgrunden som föreställer en innovationsresa. Personerna är belysta med rosa färg vilket ger ett innovativt och lekfullt uttryck.
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Kvinnor står framför en stor färgglad skräm
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Research deepens the experience of climate change with storytelling & visualizations

Photographic methods, visualization, storytelling, VR and climate change in an arctic environment. All this is the content of the research project Extended Rephotography: immersive visualization of climate change. Among other things, it explores how new technology can drive innovation to better communicate climate change.
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Student? Face challenges in your thesis together with organisations

We are currently looking for several committed students with different backgrounds and skills for our Experience to Insights Lab. Here, as a student, you can face sharp challenges with organizations. If you are doing your degree project and want to be part of an innovative context, this could be something for you.
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Let's make visualization a tool for everyone

You can participate in various ways, such as involvement in focus areas, strategy advice, project applications, project participation, making technology available, events and knowledge dissemination.
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Experience to Insights Lab

Here, students explore burning topics through innovation and design sprints. Are you ready for a journey where curiosity and creativity are used to create a brighter future that we will be proud to contribute to? Then Visual Arena's Experience to Insights Lab could be your next step!
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Get invitations to our events! 

At Visual Arena, seminars, workshops, conferences and other activities are arranged with the aim of spreading insights from our innovation projects, developing skills, inspiring and bringing the industry together, partly under its own auspices and partly in collaboration with others.

Future events at Visual Arena, Lindholmen Science Park 

Some of our innovation projects

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Digital twin for circular food systems

The goal of this project is to address the challenges arising from the transition to circular food systems combined with adapting to digital information structures and resources. By combining these...
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VR as an Empathy Machine: Designing for a Sustainable Lifestyle

Design and innovation journey with the goal of exploring user needs and consumption behaviors to develop a VR experience that would encourage young adults to lead sustainable lives.
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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...
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What is the digital performing arts of the future, and what might it look like? We find out in the preliminary study with the working name Operaverse.
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Virtual Gothenburg Lab

Through Virtual Gothenburg Lab, we make Gothenburg city’s digital twin available to those who wish to co-create the city of the future.
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Expanded rephotography

The research project is based on the premise that we need new ideas about the complex effect of global warming and climate change as a result. Artistic research can expand the tools that science has...
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Methods for digital diagnosis of endangered cultural heritage

The impact of climate change on cultural environments and monuments that are difficult to access is a challenge for cultural environment conservation. The project investigates how experts in different...


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Explore Artistic Narrative in Extended Reality (XR): Apply to the Narrative XR Lab

Narrative XR Lab, a creative arena exploring artistic storytelling in Extended Reality (XR), is now opening its doors to new talent. If you are interested in VR, AR and MR, and want to be part of the...

Kungligheter med passion för innovation

Lindholmen Science Park var först på programmet när de nederländska och svenska kungaparen anlände till Göteborg under statsbesöket. Med intresse och nyfikenhet fick de ta del av hur Lindholmens...

Application round 1 for financing film & television projects is now open

This year's first round of applications opened on 11 January and it is possible to apply for development funding for projects in film, television and moving images. The application deadline is...
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Nine students will find out how to engage for the climate

Now the first round of the Experience to insights lab is starting at Visual Arena. Here, students explore how organizations can improve their ability to reach long-term sustainability goals with the...

We are the ones who work here

You are welcome to contact us or stop by for a cup of coffee, we’re usually here!

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Martin Högenberg

Visual Arena
Program Leader
Monica Ek

Monica Ek

Visual Arena
Senior project manager

Peter Andersson

Visual Arena
Technical manager
Gorki Glaser-Müller

Gorki Glaser-Müller

Visual Arena
Project manager
Narrative VR Lab/ The future's cinema

Lotta Cabrera Persson

Visual Arena
Project Manager Production
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Carl-Fredrik Hansson

Visual Arena
Communications manager
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Caisa Sixtensdotter

Visual Arena
Visual Designer
Anna Laurin

Anna Laurin

Visual Arena
Project manager
Pre study User Experience Excellence

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