Open Call: Games for Cities Game Jam Utrecht. Join us to design a city game on refugees Nov 23/24 2016

Dear Designers, Social Scientists, Technologists, Game and City enthusiasts: So you’re interested in cities, migration, and how games can tackle city challenges. In this open call, the Games for Cities program invites you…


CfP: Round n Around Design Lab on Biking in Sao Paulo. Nov 7-10 2016

Round N Around Design Lab setup See here for the full call and project webpage The participants of Round N Around Design Lab will be invited to collectively think of solutions towards better…


CFP Training School Games for Cities (Amsterdam Oct 10-14 2016)

October 10-14 Amsterdam Deadline: August 28 Open call ( to participate in the Games for Cities training school, taking place in Amsterdam from October 10-14 2016. The Mobile City is one of the…


Looking for Interns / Graduation Projects for Medialab Project on Rainproofing Amsterdam

From February to June 2016 The Mobile City, in close cooperation with One Architecture and Rainproof will run a project in the Medialab of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. There are still a…


Digital Cities 9 Workshop on Hackable Cities Programme

Digital Cities 9 Workshop “Hackable Cities: From Subversive City Making to Systemic Change” 27 June 2015, University of Limerick   The Digital Cities workshop series started in 1999, and is the longest running…


Lecture (11/6): Hybrid City Storytelling – Dimitris Charitos

We are pleased to host our good friend and partner in various projects Dimtris Charitos of the Athens Hybrid City Conference here in Amsterdam. For everyone interested, he will give a lecture on…

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NWO Creative Industries funds “Hackable City” project

We are happy to announce that NWO has funded our project “The Hackable City: Collaborative City making in Urban Living Lab Buiksloterham”. The project is funded through NWO’s Creative Industries Embedded Research program. Project leader…

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The Mobile City zoekt Stagiaire

The Hackable City, Collaborative Citymaking in Urban Living Lab Buiksloterham Wat is de rol van nieuwe media in het betrekken van burgers in een ‘hackable’ proces van stadmaken? En wat zijn de mogelijkheden…


CfP Hybrid City Conference in Athens

We are very pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Hybrid City Conference that takes place in Athens from September 17-19 2015, where The Mobile City’s Martijn de Waal will be giving a keynote address.


Publicatie & Event 3 Feb 2015 (Amsterdam): Publieke Ruimte Publieke Zaak

Publieke Ruimte – Publieke Zaak Strategieën voor publiek domein [An English summary of this research program can be found here] Programma: Dinsdag 3 februari 19:00 Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam Reserveren: via de website…


Invitation “Binnen de lijnen”, exploring public space through participatory media art, Oct. 1 2014 13:00, Den Haag

[this announcement is in Dutch only, sorry..] The Mobile City participeert in het project Publieke Ruimte – Publieke Zaak van Trancity en partners. Als onderdeel van dit project hebben wij LUSTlab gevraagd om…


NWO KIEM funds new research program “Hackable Metropolis Amsterdam”

We are happy to announce that NWO (the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) has granted funding to our research project “Hackable Metropolis Amsterdam: investigating the future of city-making in urban lab Buiksloterham”. The…


Workshop with Eric Gordon urban gaming & civil participation on digital media platforms, 24 June 2014

As a follow-up event on Eric Gordon’s public lecture on June 23, we’re co-organizing a small closed workshop session with Eric Gordon and a number of urban game professionals on June 24, 2014….


Lecture Eric Gordon: Play, Games and Power (Amsterdam 23/6)

The VU Graduate School of Humanities in collaboration with NICA (and with the involvement of The Mobile City) organizes a lecture and masterclass with American researcher and game designer Eric Gordon.


We are looking for an intern ‘smart cities’ (Dutch speaking)

This fall, together with the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency The Mobile City will take part in a research project called Smart Cities in a Smart Society. We are looking for an intern that would like to assist us in this exciting new project!


Workshop Athens Hackable Metropolis May 5-7 2014

We are in Athens from May5-7 2014 organizing a workshop together with our friends from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athensth and the Hybrid City Conferences, as part of our research into Hackable Cities.