By Design or by Disaster

2 Thesis Presentations of the MA Eco-Social Design

Thursday, 14 Nov, 16:00, Faculty for Design & Art, unibz, Room F4 Freiraum Lea Luzzi: ConvivialAn interactive tool for ‘co-ideating’ social infrastructure in neighbourhoods Convivial is a participatory game designed to harness citizens’ local knowledge to creatively improve the social infrastructure in their neighbourhoods. It is designed for those who engage in community-driven neighbourhood development, …

Jan-Christoph Zoels »Change agents«

Jan-Christoph Zoels »Change agents«

By Design or by Disaster Talk Monday, 4 November 2019, 18:30 unibz, room F0.01 Adapting services to people’s behavioral models Behaviours are guided by individual and collective interpretations of what is possible. Innovative services can facilitate both behavioral and cultural change, by removing barriers to people’s actions, widening their choices and helping them to make …

Workshop: raw wool

Workshop: raw wool

🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑Am 16. + 17. November gibt Theresa Bader einen Workshop in der BASIS Vinschgau Venosta.Mit roher Wolle von Südtiroler Schafen wird experimentiert, gefärbt und gefilzt … bis ein fertiges Produkt entsteht. 🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑On the 16th and 17th of November Theresa Bader is doing a Workshop about wool in BASIS Vinschgau Venosta.Local and raw wool will be …

»Why Eco-Social-Design?« with Kris >< Krois

»Why Eco-Social-Design?« with Kris >< Krois

Wednesday, 23 October 18:30, unibz. F0.01 The multiple crises require fundamental changes. Part of it is the reorientation of professional roles and practices for contributing effectively to the urgently needed social-ecological transformation. Eco-Social Design is responding to this need by cultivating design practices that are transforming the relations among humans and between humans and nature, …

The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

Sa 19.10.2019, h.10-17, Piazza Università / Universitätsplatz Auf der ganzen Welt wird die Lebensqualität am Bruttoinlandsprodukt gemessen, auch wenn dieser gängige Ansatz begrenzt, teilweise sogar kontraproduktiv ist. Dank eines kulturellen und persönlichen Wachstumsprozesses entwickelt jeder Mensch in der Regel seine eigene Vorstellung von langfristigem Zufriedenheits-Glück, diese wird aber selten von den öffentlichen Organen berücksichtigt.„Was macht …

»Infrastructures for Commoning« with Jennifer Schubert

»Infrastructures for Commoning« with Jennifer Schubert

The infrastructural approach helps to understand visible and invisible connections as they appear through digital communication, services or relationships between humans. Therefore the approach is suitable for identifying and strengthening common goods within all factors involved. But how to deal with socio-material infrastructures within design projects? How to build long term infrastructures in times of …

»Utopiaing« with Kris >< Krois

»Utopiaing« with Kris >< Krois

Imagining the desirable and preenacting it to make it happen Tuesday, 8 Oct, 18:30, unibz, F0.01 Apocalyptic fiction, dystopian science fiction, serious reports and publications on multiple crises and worse disasters to come, plus news on terrible things all the time, create an atmosphere of fear, hopelessness and powerlessness. While “smart” futures of tech-driven convenience …

Research Position in Socioeconomics

Research Position in Socioeconomics

The Faculty for Design & Art of the Free University of Bozen–Bolzano is looking for a researcher in Socioeconomics with a focus on heterodox approaches to value creation. A hands-on attitude and solid theoretical foundations are appreciated. Here is the call. Deadline 9 September 2019. If you have questions about the application procedure please send …

Teaching Position: ‘Objects–Spaces–Services’ in Eco-Social Design

Teaching Position: ‘Objects–Spaces–Services’ in Eco-Social Design

For the MA Eco-Social Design we are looking for an experienced design practitioner co-leading the studio course ‘Thesis Preparation Project’ with a focus on ‘Objects–Spaces–Services’ in Eco-Social Design. Here is the call. Application deadline 12th of August 2019, 12:00 a.m. If you have questions about the application procedure please send an email to Recruitment Design. …

Salone or Wherever: A Matter of Ideas

Salone or Wherever: A Matter of Ideas

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 17:00, unibz, Faculty for Design & Art, C4.06 (drawing room) The Faculty for Design and Art wants to be more visible and sharpen its profile. Therefore, on 3 June several teachers and some students met to discuss whether to invest to be present at the Milano Design Week. The outcome of …

Teachers / Researchers wanted!

Teachers / Researchers wanted!

For the MA Eco-Social Design we offering a range of diverse teaching positions for the next academic year. Beyond excellence in the specific fields, we are looking for people who enjoy transdisciplinary collaboration and transformative practices. In particular, we are looking for teachers for these subjects: Design & Materials (call) Studio Course “Eco-Social Design Practice” …

To Salone or not to…

To Salone or not to…

… that is the question we would like to discuss with you on Monday, 3 June 2019, 17:30, unibz, Faculty for Design & Art, F0.01 For years the Milano Design Week has been a driver of mindsets, lifestyles and economies which consistently contributed to the acceleration of the eco-social catastrophes we now face and finally …

Nicolas Nova “Ethnography, Design, Design Ethnography”.

Nicolas Nova “Ethnography, Design, Design Ethnography”.

By Design or by Disaster TalkThursday, 16 May 2019, 18:00unibz, room F 4.06 SpeakerNicolas NovaAssociate Professor at the Geneva School of Arts and Design (HEAD), co-founder of the Near Future Laboratory, author of Beyond Design Ethnography. How designers practice ethnographic research (Idea Books, 2014). Discussant Elisabeth TauberSenior Researcher in Anthropology, Faculty of Education, Free University …

Call: Make Transformation Tangible!

Call: Make Transformation Tangible!

Projects, papers, provocations, products, purgatories, paradises, promises, plans, phantasies, policies, poetries … wanted, related to the topic of our annual conference BY DESIGN OR BY DISASTER: Make Transformation Tangible! 11–14 April 2019 With the organization of our conference BY DESIGN OR BY DISASTER 2019 in full swing, we’re excited to announce the MemActs*. In this …

Es lebe der Park / Vivere il Parco

Es lebe der Park / Vivere il Parco

Design und Kommunikation für die Neugestaltung und Belebung des Kapuzinerparks in Bozen Design e comunicazione per la riconfigurazione e la rivitalizzazione del Parco dei Cappuccini di Bolzano Ausstellung / Esposizioneunibz, Faculty for Design & Art, F4Fr, 18.1., 18:00-22:00Sa, 19.1., 11:00-19:00 Der Kapuzinerpark soll umgestaltet werden. Es geht aber nicht nur um rein materielle Renovierungsarbeiten, sondern …

Falko Müller »…DENN SIE TUN NICHT WAS SIE WISSEN – Ökodiktatur versus Politik der kleinen Schritte«

Falko Müller »…DENN SIE TUN NICHT WAS SIE WISSEN – Ökodiktatur versus Politik der kleinen Schritte«

By Design or by Disaster Talk Montag, 10. Dezember 2018, 18:30 unibz, Raum F 0.03   Climate Campaigning Der Klimawandel ist einer der dringlichsten Herausforderungen der Menschheit. Falko Müller war Projektleiter für den Klimaschutzaktionsplan der Landeshauptstadt München. Diese Kampagne zielt darauf ab, Menschen zu einem klimafreundlichen Verhalten zu motivieren. Falko Müller wird darüber sprechen, warum …

Juliane Stiegele »UTOPIA TOOLBOX – for working on the future«

Juliane Stiegele »UTOPIA TOOLBOX – for working on the future«

By Design or by Disaster Talk Wednesday, 28. November 2018, 18:30 unibz, room F 0.03   An incitement to radical creativity UTOPIA TOOLBOX is an international art project of people from various professional fields that provides ideas for a conscious designing of a challenging future. How do we really want to live, as individuals, in …