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 …

RADICAL CARE!

RADICAL CARE!

Your monstera is turning yellow?? Who cares!?Designers are working on harmful things??? Who cares!!Your job is pushing you to burnout?? Who cares!? Oh, you care? Great—so do we! :) By Design or By Disaster is the annually held conference of the MA Eco-Social Design at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. Join us April 7-8, 2022 …

Open Call: RADICAL CARE!

Open Call: RADICAL CARE!

7×7 7 People x 7 Minutes = 7 Short & Spicy StoriesWe are searching for seven people to share their practices, projects, stories, images and thoughts around Radical Care! Other than being limited to a length of seven minutes, we welcome any and all forms of delivery → talk, song, conversation, live-artistry, dance, slide-show, video, …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …