Teaching Position: ‘Communication-Interaction-Services’ in Eco-Social Design

Teaching Position: ‘Communication-Interaction-Services’ in Eco-Social Design

For the MA Eco-Social Design we are looking for an experienced design practitioner with a focus on ‘Communication-Interaction-Services’ co-leading the ‘Thesis Preparation Project’ in Eco-Social Design. Here is the call. Application deadline: 10.08.2023, 12:00 a.m. (CET). If you have questions about the application procedure please send an email to Recruitment Design. For questions concerning the …

STRING FIGURING by design AND by disaster

STRING FIGURING by design AND by disaster

Many know string figures from their childhood. They exist in many cultures. One person stretches a looped cord between their fingers, the next person takes over and crosses the cord in such a way that a pattern is created, which in turn is taken over and changed by another person, and so on. In this …

Exhibiting STRING FIGURES ∞ transforming together

Exhibiting STRING FIGURES ∞ transforming together

End-of summer semester exhibitionFaculty for Design & ArtFr, 9 June 18:00 – 22:00 OpeningSa, 10 June 11:00 – 17:00 »…we require each other in unexpected collaborations and combinations, in hot compost piles.«   Donna Haraway In this spirit 12 teams of students of the Master in Eco-Social Design co-create contributions to social-ecological transformations together with diverse …

Terrestrial Cosmologies

Terrestrial Cosmologies

30 May 2023, 18:00 – 20:00unibz, F6 (hybrid, on site presence preferred) Students and teachers–researchers are sharing of the experiences and observations they made in the area of Batman, East Turkey. This excursion is part of the “Erasmus – Blended Intensive Programmes (BIP)” between University of Fine Arts Hamburg, Germany Fine Arts Academy (Studio Experimentelles …

Open Call: Junior Researcher at the Competence Centre for Sustainability

Open Call: Junior Researcher at the Competence Centre for Sustainability

Open call for a 3-year junior university researcher (fixed-term contract, RTDa) at the Competence Centre for Economical, Ecological and Social Sustainability at the Free University of Bozen–Bolzano, dedicated to “Participatory design and visual narration to inspire and enable more solidary and sustainable modes of production and living”. Deadline for applications: January 30th at 12:00 PM …

Open Call: Research Assistant for ‘BIODESIGN’ Project

Open Call: Research Assistant for ‘BIODESIGN’ Project

Open call for a 12-month Research Assistant Position (assegnista di ricerca / Forschungsassistent*in) at the Faculty of Design and Art of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, dedicated to “BIODESIGN – Exploring the Educational Practice of Growing Biomaterials for Sustainable Design”. Deadline for applications: January 31st at 12:00 PM (noon)Starting around April 2023 The project focuses …

Proceedings of the Care Beyond Crisis conference

Proceedings of the Care Beyond Crisis conference

By Design or by Disaster is the title of a series of conferences co-developing with the Master in Eco-Social Design at the Free University of Bozen–Bolzano, Italy. 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 …

A place to B(z) – Christmas Walk

A place to B(z) – Christmas Walk

Let‘s connect the city! Join us in a Christmas-Walk from Bozen‘s Obstmarkt to the area behind the trainstation. There will be live music throughout the walk and a small concert with Glühwein at the area.
We start at on Saturday, 17.12, at 14:00h in Obstmarkt and walk together to the area opposite Via del Macello 19. Live musik by TurboTrööT!
For more information follow A place to B(z).

Activating Underused Spaces – A place to B(z) at EUniverCities in Innsbruck

Activating Underused Spaces – A place to B(z) at EUniverCities in Innsbruck

This event focuses especially on the promotion of collaborations between universities and cities in the EU. For Bolzano we joined with the municipal council of Bolzano, Chiara Rabini, professor for eco-social design Kris Krois and Philipp Rier and Marielle Scharfenberg from A place to B(z).    group of people with backgrounds in both administration and project …

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 …

[NON] HO TEMPO fest

[NON] HO TEMPO fest

You never have enough time? Do you want some?  We invite you to an event to share your time with others, and others share theirs with you, to do what you cannot do because you are very busy.  Where: Kehl’s Club, Via Goethe 42 When: 25-27 November 2022 (Friday 15-18h / Saturday 10-17h / Sunday 13-17h)  …

Teaching Position: ‘Cultural Anthropology’

Teaching Position: ‘Cultural Anthropology’

For the MA Eco-Social Design we are looking for an engaged teacher/researcher for the coruse in Cultural Anthropology. Here is the call. Application deadline 25 Nov 2022, 12:00 a.m. CET. If you have questions about the application procedure, please send an email to Recruitment Design. For questions concerning the MA Eco-Social Design and the teaching …

Teaching Position: ‘Project Funding for Eco-Social Design’

Teaching Position: ‘Project Funding for Eco-Social Design’

For the MA Eco-Social Design we are looking for an experienced expert for teaching the short seminar ‘Project Funding for Eco-Social Designers’. Here is the call. Application deadline 12 Dec 2022, 12:00 a.m. CET. If you have questions about the application procedure please send an email to Recruitment Design. For questions concerning the MA Eco-Social …

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 …

Teaching Position: ‘Eco-Social Economics’

Teaching Position: ‘Eco-Social Economics’

For the MA Eco-Social Design we are looking for an engaged teacher/researcher with a background in heterodox, feminist and transformative economics. Here is the call. Application deadline 5 May 2022, 12:00 a.m. CET. If you have questions about the application procedure, please send an email to Recruitment Design. For questions concerning the MA Eco-Social Design …

Final Exam Presentations

Final Exam Presentations

Thursday 17th + Friday 18th of March 2022 We are more than happy to hear and share the final exam presentations of our latest Eco-Social Design master class showcasing the dedicated work of ten upcoming graduates. Check out the timetable below and feel very welcome to join us online with this TEAMS link * * …

Semester Inaugural Talk »Hybrid Experiences«, Feb 28th, 4.30pm, Unibz & MS Teams

Semester Inaugural Talk »Hybrid Experiences«, Feb 28th, 4.30pm, Unibz & MS Teams

Dear all, We warmly invite you to the next Semester Inaugural Talk happening on the first day of the new semester: “Hybrid Experiences – Challenging the binary mode of spaces, technology and materials”28/02/2022, 4:30pm, hybrid format: D1.01 & MS Teams Speakers: Elisa Poli, NABA Milano, Hybrid times and the symptoms of architectureFrancesco D’Abbraccio,Krisis Publishing, AI generated …

ERASMUS+evening 2022

ERASMUS+evening 2022

Monday, 14 Feb 2021, 17:00 – 19:00 Several exchange partners of the Faculty of Design and Art present themselves. The focus is on programs of interest for the students of the MA Eco-Social Design, but the event is also relevant for students of the BA in Design and Art, who are looking for Masters programs …

Transforming the City by Care 2

Transforming the City by Care 2

In the project Transforming the City by Care, 9 teams of students of the Master in Eco-Social Design are working together with the social cooperative OfficineVispa in Bolzano Don Bosco for a neighbourhood development towards a more solidary and sustainable future. Particular attention is given to the diverse social practices of care, and to social …