The C.O.S.O is a module that allows bicycle users to gather information on the status of the surface of the street as the go through it. The C.O.S.O is made of a controller (such as Arduino or Raspberry Pi), an accelerometer, a power source and some LED lights. This package is mounted on a case and...


Datastrophe is a video game that challenges the user to overcome a series of adversities, obstacles and threats generated in real time by the interpretation of data captured from the environment in the proximities of the MediaLab Prado utilizing a series of measuring devices. This exercise seeks to...

Democratics Lab

It will be based on the latest research and surveys on the cognitive frameworks (framing) of Spanish citizenship. We will understand: Why are people who are not intolerant attracted to authoritarian discourses? How can this trend be counteracted?

Digital strategies and tactics used successfully in other similar international contexts will be used.

Methodologies will be used in the workshop that will favor collective intelligence.

Final meeting of the Innovation Laboratory in Public Procurement

On March  21 and 22  (Wednesday and Thursday) we held the final and closing meeting of the Laboratory for Innovation in Public Procurement working group at Medialab-Prado in Madrid  . After five months of multidisciplinary and open collaboration between  public sector professionalscontracting expertsrepresentatives of the academysocial groups  and  citizens in their own  capacity to define a more transparent model of public contracting, we want to close this activity with a  double day with experts National and international in contracting transparency and in monitoring risks and

Final presentation residency An Mertens / Anaïs Berck

In collaboration with the Flemish Ministry of Culture, the Residency program of Medialab Prado is hosting Anaïs Berck.

Anaïs Berck is an alias that exists since September 2019. The name stands for a collaboration between humans, algorithms and trees. As a collective Anais Berck opens up a space in which human intelligence is explored in the company of plant intelligence and artificial intelligence. For this project, Anaïs Berck is represented by the human beings An Mertens, Gijs de Heij (http://osp.kitchen/) and Loren Britton (https://www.lorenbritton.com/). The residency involves the trees of

GAUP Survey

GAUPSurvey is an open source web tool that is possible produce surveys relating geospacial information to questions and people answers, what it makes possible produce public maps and spatial data that represent their perceptions of the urban space in an answer of question. The project on LimeSurvey...

How to properly inform and communicate the complexities of public procurement


  • 17h / 17.15h  Presentation of the objectives of the day.

  • 5pm / 6.15pm  Researching public procurement : sources of information, key concepts, regulatory considerations, main barriers and practical examples -from  public works contracts  to the  acquisition of vaccines -. By  Eva Belmonte , laboratory coordinator and project manager at  Civio .

  • 6.15pm / 6.30pm  Break

  • 18: 30h / 19.30h Presentation  of cases:

    • This is how we analyze public contracts in the  immigration control industry . By  Virginia Rodríguez , research and project coordinator at


Krystallos emerges from a research about the nineteenth century´s scientific imaginary that is approached from a contemporary and experimental artistic point of view. This work focuses on the studies carried out by authors such as Friedrich Reitnitzer, Otto Lehmann or Walter Hirt related to certain...