Intelligence Beyond the Human_by James Bridle about his new book Ways of Being

Intelligence Beyond the Human_by James Bridle about his new book Ways of Being

Wednesday 30 November, 2:30 pm Open lecture with Q&A streamed from F0.03, unibz, Bolzano–Bozen Online open lecture including a presentation from the author of Ways of Being, a book about AI, non-human intelligence, ecology, biological computing, more-than-human relations, published by Penguin Books in the UK in April 2022. The lecture expands on the projects annual …

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 with a focus on ‘Objects–Spaces–Services’ co-leading the studio course ‘Project 2’ in Eco-Social Design. Here is the call. Application deadline 12.12.2022, 12:00 a.m. (CET). If you have questions about the application procedure please send an email to Recruitment Design. For questions concerning …

Research Position: ‘Social Interaction Design’

Research Position: ‘Social Interaction Design’

The Faculty for Design & Art of the Free University of Bozen–Bolzano is looking for a designer and researcher in the field of ‘Social Interaction Design’, particularly in regard to the intersecting fields of Interface Design, Experience Design, Spatial Practices, Tactical Urbanism, Community Development, Participatory Design and Eco-Social Design. You will become part of the …

Research Position: ‘Climate Citizens Assemblies – An instrument for climate justice and inclusive decision-making?’

Research Position: ‘Climate Citizens Assemblies – An instrument for climate justice and inclusive decision-making?’

For the 3-year research project Climate Citizens Assemblies – An instrument for climate justice and inclusive decision-making? (CCA), we are looking for a social scientist with experience related to governance, democracy and/or participation, social justice, equality, inclusion and/or emancipatory politics. German language skills are required. You will work in a interdisciplinary team (social sciences and …

Eco-Social Design @ Biolife 2022

Eco-Social Design @ Biolife 2022

In der Messe Biolife stehen »nachhaltiger Lebensstil und der bewusster Konsum im Mittelpunkt«. Die Begriffe »”bio”, “regional” und “fair”« sollen so »jene Aufmerksamkeit bekommen, die sie verdienen.« (Zitate von der Website der Messe). Wir stellen dort Arbeiten von Studierenden und Alumni der Master in Eco-Social Design aus, die über Konsum- und Lebensstil hinausgehen. Die Projekte …

Glocal Worm-ing Exhibition at the Naturmuseum Südtirol

Glocal Worm-ing Exhibition at the Naturmuseum Südtirol

Eco-Social Design graduate Merve Bektas is exhibiting her thesis project “Glocal Worm-ing” at the Naturmuseum Südtirol, in partnership with the Faculty of Design/Art, as part of Bolzano Art Weeks 2022 Exhibition 24.09-02.10.2022 at the Naturmuseum Südtirolh 10:00-18:00 (last entry at 17:30)Free AdmissionVia dei Bottai 1, Bolzano-Bozen From the 24th of September to the 2nd of October …

Le Piazze dei Saperi – 1-2/10 Public Event Don Bosco and Europa-Novacella

Le Piazze dei Saperi – 1-2/10 Public Event Don Bosco and Europa-Novacella

Building Relationships through Community Gaming After spending two years working on eco-social projects as part of the Master’s course, Giulia Fasoli, Maria Pasqualini, Rendy Anoh, and Vanessa Deotto decided to give it a try and form a design collective entitled Collettivo Fantasma. Graduated in 2021 in the Eco-Social Design Master at the Free University of …

Exhibition: Transforming the City by Care

Exhibition: Transforming the City by Care

Piazza Don Bosco – 8 Ottobre 2022 – Il 29 ottobre 2021 abbiamo organizzato l’evento partecipativo Salotto Don Bosco (documenazione) per conoscere le esigenze del quartiere Don Bosco dalle persone che ci vivono e/o lavorano. In seguito, i team di studenti del Master in Eco-Social Design hanno sviluppato 9 progetti in collaborazione con OfficineVispa e …

Sustainability Days / Future Materials

Sustainability Days / Future Materials

‪At this year’s Sustainability Days in South Tyrol (see offsite events) we are contributing with an inspiring materials exhibition and hands-on workshop focused on bio-based materials.‬ We are showcasing some of our favorite bio-based samples from the material library, experiments with hemp-lime bio composites, recipes for do-it-yourself materials from the BITZ fablab, and mycelium-based design …

The Power of Silence

The Power of Silence

Shifting anthropocentric Viewpoints through an Event Series Project by Svea Möbs and Erika Braccini The current climate situation can be understood as merely a symptom of anthropocentric nature relations marked by capitalist extraction, (neo-)colonisation and domination (Chakrabarty 2020). Jain (2020) diagnoses a polarisation of the political landscape with either denial of the climate crisis or …

Future Fibers

Future Fibers

The textiles industry is one the most polluting realities on our planet infamous its mass-production of cheap clothing and unethical labor practices. This year’s design and production course we decided to explore and share a more positive side of textiles with innovative ways to rescue materials, do-it-yourself production and (re)considering the value of making. With …

10 June 💥 Workshop: The slightly different map: Collective mapping of structural exploitation and solidarity alternatives

10 June 💥 Workshop: The slightly different map: Collective mapping of structural exploitation and solidarity alternatives

with Lis Perks in the frame of the Sustainabilty Festival, based on KAUZ – laboratory for climate, work and future10 June 2022 at 17:00 to 19:00/20:00hFree University of Bolzano-Bozen, C3.06 We live in a world full of contradictions: exploitation and solidarity often exist next to each other. Our daily life takes place in a system …

The Growing Sneakers Project at Milan Design Week

The Growing Sneakers Project at Milan Design Week

Eco-Social Design graduate Nicholas Rapagnani will be exhibiting and discussing his interdisciplinary design/science thesis project “The Growing Sneakers” at this year’s Milan Design Week BASE (Temporary Home)Date and Time: 6-12 June from 10:00–20:00Location: BASE – Via Bergognone 34, Milan Designers in Residence From 6 to 12 June, the guesthouse of BASE (CasaBASE) becomes a temporary …

What do Landscapes dream of?

What do Landscapes dream of?

The exhibition will be on display at the Tublà da Nives Cultural Centre in Selva from 15.05.2022 until 03.07.2022. Opening hours: Thursday and Friday 4pm-7pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-12pm / 5pm-8pm. Do landscapes dream? With this question, we* want to enter a sensual, living state of consciousness and close our eyes for a moment and …

Material Talks – Future Fibers

Material Talks – Future Fibers

Material Talks is a series of lectures focusing on matter. This special edition brings together three speakers for different perspectives on the future of fibers. Date and Time: May 14, 11:00 – 12:30 (CET)Join us: Online / TEAMS Link The textile industry is one the most polluting realities on our planet with fast fashion pushing …