CARE BEYOND CRISES ∙ By Design or by Disaster Conference 2020

CARE BEYOND CRISES ∙ By Design or by Disaster Conference 2020

17–19 December 2020 – online and convivial with Niels Hendriks (Dementia lab), Amy Franceschini (Future Farmers), Bianca Elzenbaumer (Alpine Community Economies Lab / Brave New Alps) Andrea Vetter (Laboratory for new economic ideas), Andreas Unteidig (MA Transformationdesign, HbK Brunswickshig), Elke Krasny (exhibition & book: ‘Critical Care – Architecture and Urbanism for a Broken Planet’) and …

By Design or by Disaster

Transforming the City by Care

Nel quadro del progetto Transforming the City by Care (TCC), circa 30 studenti del Master in Eco-Social Design collaborano con la Cooperativa Sociale OfficineVispa nel quartiere Don Bosco durante il semestre invernale 2020/21 intorno allo spazio di comunità La Rotonda (all’interno del  “Lotto C” dei caseggiati IPES). Il progetto si presenta come approfondimento della collaborazione …

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 16 November 2020, 12:00 a.m. If you have questions about the application procedure please send an email to Recruitment Design. For questions …

Semester Inaugural Talk & Workshop about Digital Commons

Semester Inaugural Talk & Workshop about Digital Commons

Talk, Sept 28th, 4.30pm (Zoom)Workshop, Sept 29th, 9am-5pm (in presence, pre-registration required) Digital Commons – Alternative approach or naive dreaming in times of platform capitalism? The Semester Inaugural Talk and Workshop of the Winter Semester 2020/21 aims at exploring the topic of “Digital Commons”. Commons describe both shared material and immaterial resources amongst the involved …

Don Bosco Festival

Don Bosco Festival

A project coming to life, by Rendy Anoh and Shiri Mahler Back at the age of before Covid-19, when the summer semester had only begun, we met Botteghe di Cultura in the Partner Forum for project-2, which was held in the university. Botteghe di Cultura is a joined social association, made of four initiatives, in the heart of …

Kick-off: Alumni-Network for Transformers

Kick-off: Alumni-Network for Transformers

Text by Ole Gärtner Several degree programs deal with social transformation and the (im)possibility of their design. Especially social-ecological transformation and its democratic design are important to many graduates. This often means that the prospect of seeking employment in existing and established businesses and structures designed to compete, grow, and maximize profits seems not so …

Beyond Crisis @ Degrowth Vienna 2020

Beyond Crisis @ Degrowth Vienna 2020

We got a slot at the Degrowth Vienna 2020 conference – fitting perfectly the focus on “Strategies for Social-Ecological Transformation”. There we will share the experiences and outcomes of the Beyond Crisis Conference, and above all, we continue working, learning and extending the network of Transformation Engaged Actors (TEA). Yes, this is the name we …

Beyond Crisis Outcomes & Next Steps

Beyond Crisis Outcomes & Next Steps

Saskia Hebert called it a „social un-distancing-experience“, and yes, in fact, we experience the conference as a vibrant, empowering and productive coming together – not only as an interesting set of topics and talks. This was only possible through the collaboration of many people (see more here under Danke! Grazie! Thank you!). On this page, …

Beyond Crisis Conference

Beyond Crisis Conference

Online conference, 17-18 April 2020, MA Eco-Social Design, Free University of Bozen–Bolzano. A public live stream of the inputs of Friday will be available in our youtube channel shortly before the start at 17:00 (Time zone: CEST / UTC+2h). The documentation page is ready! Beyond Crisis Outcomes & Next Steps How to use the virus-induced …

First Semester Inaugural Talk: ‘The Value of Plastic’

First Semester Inaugural Talk: ‘The Value of Plastic’

!EVENT TAKES PLACE UPCOMING MONDAY!March 2nd, 4.30 pm,  F0.03 Dear students, researchers and professors, This semester start our Faculty introduces a new event designed to foster reflections and discussion for the semester (and beyond). The Semester Inaugural Talks (SI-t), in the future integrated with Semester Inaugural workshop/s, will accompany each semester start and revolve around changing themes. As …

Supernova Exhibition & Festa!

Supernova Exhibition & Festa!

Exhibition / Esposizione / Ausstellung A Space, some People and lots of IdeasUn Luogo, delle Persone e molto IdeeEin Ort, einige Leute und viele Ideen Venerdì / Friday / Freitag, 17.1., 18:00 – 21:0021:00 SUPERNOVA FESTA!Sabato / Saturday / Samstag, 18.1., 11:00 – 19:00 Faculty for Design & Art, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, F4 (4th …

Amy Franceschini: Presence as Practice

Amy Franceschini: Presence as Practice

9 dec 2019, 18:30, unibz, C4.06 Amy Franceschini, the founder of Futurefarmers, a group of artists, designers, farmers, and architects with a common interest in creating frameworks of participation that recalibrate our cultural compass. Their work uses various media to enact situations that disassemble habitual apparatus: public policy, urban planning, educational curricula, and public transportation …

Supernova

Supernova

Exhibition / Esposizione / Ausstellung A Space, some People and lots of IdeasUn Luogo, delle Persone e molto IdeeEin Ort, einige Leute und viele Ideen Martedì / Tuesday / Dienstag, 3.12., 17:00 – 21:00Mercoledì / Wednesday / Mittwoch, 4.12., 15:00 – 21:00Bolzano Casanova, Piazza Anita Pichler Giovedì / Thursday / Donnerstag, 5.12., 17:00 – 20:30Sala …

BY DESIGN OR BY DISASTER 2020 – POSTPONED TO OCTOBER

BY DESIGN OR BY DISASTER 2020 – POSTPONED TO OCTOBER

2-5 April 2020 POSTPONED TO OCTOBERFree University of Bozen–Bolzano, Italy This series of conferences is co-developing with the Master in Eco-Social Design. It is an opportunity for a lively exchange on the creative practices contributing to social-ecological transformations. Both speakers and participants come from diverse fields of practice, ranging from progressive local farmers to internationally acclaimed …

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 13 December 2019, 12:00 a.m. If you have questions about the application procedure please send an email to Recruitment Design. For questions …