Science for Society – Visual storytelling in science dissemination

Sci-Vi Conference 2020

Sci Vi - Science Visualization / Sci-Vi Conference 2020

Every year we run the Sci Vi Conference during Viborg Animation Festival. In 2020 the headline was: Science for Society – Visual storytelling in science dissemination - The short formats.

Sci-Vi Conference 2020

  • About

    Science for Society – Visual storytelling in science dissemination

    Every year The Animation Workshop runs the Sci Vi Conference during Viborg Animation Festival.

    In 2020 the headline was: Science for Society – Visual storytelling in science dissemination - The short formats.

    Venue: Online at the Sci-Vi Conference Platform

    Keywords at the conference: Science Visualization

    • Visual approach to visionary research
    • Bridge-building between visual storytellers and researchers
    • The force of imagination
    • How can we use narratives when we communicate research?
    • How can funds help visual dissemination
    • Film language as global tool for communication In collaboration with The Danish Cultural Institute in Brazil the conference was shared with 36 Universities in Brazil.

    Program:

    Welcome to Sci-Vi Conference 2020
    - Sia Søndergaard: The Animation Workshop/VIA UC and 
    - Henrik Semb: DanStem Executive Director, Professor of Human Stem Cell Biology.

    Framing Sci-Vi
    - Peter Vistisen: Associate Professor, PhD. Department of Communication & Psychology, Center for Interactive Digital Media & Experience Design.

    Sci-Vi Cases and Collaborations

    • Ph.d Cup 2020, Process as an artist producing 30 sec sum-ups for researchers participating in the live-show at DR2
      - Michelle Kranot/ artist, filmmaker and producer at TinDrum. Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    • Clima! - Ted-Ed productions and collaboration 2020
      - Agota Vegso/Sci-Vi Producer at the TED-Ed collaboration New People, A poetic entrance to Eske Willerslevs research
      - Cosimo Miorelli/ Visual Artist and Sia Søndergaard/ producer on New People.

    • SoMe Science - creates more interest in science and facts among young people. 
      SoMe Science is carried out in collaboration with DR, DTU, Theater PLAY Comedy Club, SplayOne, DTU Space and is supported by the Novo Nordisk Foundation
      - Lars Ostenfeld/Producer ANIDOX - a creative platform for the development and production of animated documentary projects.

     

    Case: The Human galaxy - An animated documentary about the plasticity of the human brain and how we perceive reality
    - Nana Torp/ Producer and participant at the animation documentary professional training programme i ANIDOX:LAB Sci-Vi productions from DanStem – a unique visual science lab
    - Naomi Dayan/Senior consultant and Abigail Laura Jackson/ Assistant professor The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) and Charlotte Bailey/former researcher at DanStem Round up and dialog about how we can build bridge between scientists and visual storytellers and build up sustainable communities
    - Facilitator: Lars Rønnow Torp/ Executive Producer at Thin Green Line Productions, former Editor in Chief of DR VIDEN.

    At the online-table
    - Maja Horst/Cand.comm., (RUC) Ph.D. (CBS). Professor of responsible technology and innovation at DTU.

    Research Field: Science and Technology Studies.
    - Anne Marie Engel/Novo Nordisk Fonden, Programme Director, MD, PhD.
    - Morten Thorning/Creator of The Animation Workshop/VIA UC and board member in Vision Denmark.
    - Henriette Svenstrup/project manager The Animation Strategy, Viborg Municipality

     

    Project start date: 27 November 2020
    Project end date: 27 November 2020

  • Partners

    Vision Denmark

    Vision Denmark

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    Vision Denmark – Creative Business Alliance. The ambition is that Denmark will be a powerhouse for digital visual growth – a World Center of Digital Excellence. Vision Denmark is launched so that Denmark can use the competences, products and services of the digital, visual industry in all digital transition and for new digital growth.

    Viborg Kommune

    Viborg Kommune

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    Website

    Viborg municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Midtjylland on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 1,421.04 km², the second largest in Denmark, and has a population of 94,622 (1 April 2014). Viborg is the capital of Region Midtjylland.

    Danish Cultural Institute

    Danish Cultural Institute

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    INVIO - Danish Innovation Network For Experience Economy

    INVIO - Danish Innovation Network For Experience Economy

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    Visual Studies and Learning Design

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    ViLD conducts investigations in diverse fields related to research and learning, including but not limited to: Visual learning, visual design, visual communication, visual research methodologies, visual arts education, visual culture, augmented reality, virtual reality, sketching, animation, and visual programming.

    Aalborg University

    Aalborg University

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    AAU's programs and research are problem and project based and focus on the interdisciplinary where through collaboration between researchers, students and public and private companies, their reCreate center (Research Center for Creative and Immersive Learning Environemnts) offer real-life education and create world-class research results.

    The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology

    The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem)

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    With a generous grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) was instituted in 2011 as an international research center for basic stem cell and developmental biology. The Center scientists are solving complex problems in stem cell and developmental biology, spanning early embryonic development and organogenesis through advanced disease development and cell or drug-based therapies.

    DanStem is part the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences of the University of Copenhagen.

    Københavns Universitet

    Københavns Universitet (KU)

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    University of Copenhagen, driven by intellectual creativity and critical thinking since 1479, has created space for researchers and students to expand horizons and contributed to moving the world forward in a wide range of fields.

    The Danish Film Institute

    Det Danske Filminstitut

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    The Danish Film Institute is the national agency for funding and promoting Danish film and cinema culture.

    Arsenalet

    Arsenalet

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    Arsenalet is a commercial foundation established in 2011 by Viborg Municipality, Viborg Business Council and The Animation Workshop. With a dedicated focus on visual industries, Arsenalet has a clear directive to serve as the best possible place in Denmark to grow your creative concept or company.

  • Contact

    Sia Søndergaard

    Sia Søndergaard

    Project Manager

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