Media Lab Melbourne promotes collaboration between artists, designers, scientists, technologists, couturiers, performers, players, crafters and creatives!

The architected experience is a primary quality of modern life, prevalent in our home, office, transitional and social environments. Media Lab Melbourne seeks to subvert, reinforce, extend, augment or diminish these experiences: inspiring critical action and rhetoric.

Media Lab Melbourne is based in the city of Melbourne, Australia.


OpenLAB September 2016

OpenLAB September

Whether immersing audiences in experiential artworks or leading them into their first forays into creative coding; collaboration and connection lead the way in OpenLAB September! Our speakers this month are visual artist Rachel Feery, and founder of Code Like a Girl, Ally Watson. Rachel will be discussing her many cross-disciplinary and cross-medium artworks including Clearing the Cloud a “multi-sensory work inviting pairs to cloak-up, complete a circuit, and experience simultaneous auditory and video projections visible through a hooded veil”. Check out Rachel’s ...
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Z-Vector generated image

ACMI Intermix Kinect Workshop

For the youth-oriented (15-25 years old) Intermix program run by the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Media Lab Melbourne is running a workshop on using the Kinect and the Z-Vector visualisation tool to produce audio-responsive artworks. During the workshop ...
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VR workshop Melbourne Uni

VR Workshop at Melbourne Uni Science Festival

On 16th August 2016, Media Lab Melbourne ran two workshops as part of the Melbourne University Science Festival. The focus was on learning how to create panoramic stills for Virtual Reality headsets, using the open source software Hugin. The workshop ...
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OpenLAB July

OpenLAB July with speakers Karen Ann Donnachie and Steven Nicholson! Free event, all welcome! This month we have: – Karen Ann Donnachie presenting on her cross-discipline arts practice including new works produced for her recent PhD graduation show “The Human Use of ...
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Kinect for Artists Workshop

Responding to a request from a number of VCA students, we are running a workshop this Sunday around using the Kinect and other similar depth cameras in artistic and performance-based projects. We’ve got a few spots still available, so if ...
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openLAB May 2016

OpenLAB May at ACMIx

OpenLAB has a new venue! We are going to be hosting future OpenLAB talks at the new ACMI offices and co-working space, titled ACMIx. The venue is located in Southbank, just behind the Arts Centre. There’s a pedestrian footbridge you ...
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Creative Coding Meetups

Hot news! We are running a new event series at the Kathleen Syme library in Carlton – it’s a little more hands on and a little more informal than our OpenLAB talks. We’ve already run a couple of pilot events, ...
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Red apple with circuit board inside.

Absolutely Famished project launch

Absolutely Famished is an upcoming event series and exhibition hosted by the Carlton Connect Initiative and proudly supported by Media Lab Melbourne. The opening event is taking place tomorrow from 6pm. Join food experts and researchers as we dream up what ...
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ImMEDIATE Exhibition

Join us on Friday the 18th of December for a drink at the opening of the ImMEDIATE Exhibition, between 6pm – 10pm. The exhibition then continues on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th between 11am-4pm, for those that can’t make the ...
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OpenLAB November

This coming Sunday we have the next edition of OpenLAB. This month we’ll be discussing 3D visuals, motion, creativity and photogrammetry, the latter being a technique of 3D reconstruction using 2D photographs. Mark Payne will be presenting his stunning “the Ghosts ...
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