Žiga Pavlovič



Žiga Pavlovič (aka Darian Medved / Ljubljana, 1987) is an independent interaction designer, programmer, maker, and promoter of new technologies. Most of his work relates to the field of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality, and from 2019 also to the field of practical artificial intelligence, “affective computing,” and interactive installations. As a mentor, he collaborates with Fablab Maribor in preparing DIY workshops and education about the use of digital fabrication. In the past, he participated in establishing the Slovenian Game Developers Association and the organization of the first two conferences on the development of games in Slovenia, the Slovenian Games Conference. You will still meet him at the occasional Game Jam or hackathon, where he’s exploring a new digital toy. In this way, by winning the EYA Game Jam in Graz in 2017, he participated in the World Championships in VR content development in Shanghai. He participated with KID KIBLA in the preparation of the AR enriched book in 2016. Since April 2020, he has been the head of the new digital laboratory KIBLA2LAB within the network of research and art centers – RUK.