Being Moved: Fostering transcultural dialogue through nature-based interactions in South Tyrol

Being Moved: Fostering transcultural dialogue through nature-based interactions in South Tyrol

9th May 2024, 10.00 – 16.00: At the “Being Moved” event on Thursday on the Kornplatz (Piazza del Grano) in Bolzano, three just-graduated Eco-social Design students Anna Schuierer, Emma Fourie and Paulina Eberhardt will be presenting their Master’s thesis “Being Moved” as part of the Action Days for Political Education, organised by the Office for …

Winter Wonder Land

Winter Wonder Land

Veronika Hackl (Vienna, Austria) Lecture: 18-19hDate: 20.11.2023Location: F4.01 The public lecture and (internal) workshop “Winter Wonder Land” explores possibilities of using public spaces in the cold season. When we speak about the use of public space and a democratization of the city, we often think of the need for green spaces, shady places to linger, …

Material Crush x Science Live

Material Crush x Science Live

During the this year’s SCIENCE LIVE, we will introduce you to established materials including our favourite sustainable alternatives from the material library at the Faculty of Design and Art. With the support of Artificial Intelligence, we will explore how to transform local byproducts into future application ideas. Curious how this works? We’ll include a live design session (Fri 19–20h) where you can see how the physical meets the digital!

20-21/01/2023 mostra ∞ STRING FIGURES ∞  transforming together ∞ exhibition

20-21/01/2023 mostra ∞ STRING FIGURES ∞  transforming together ∞ exhibition

MA Eco-Social Design, 2022/23Faculty for Design and Art, Free University of Bozen–Bolzano4th floor in building F Venerdì ∞ Friday17:00 Visite guidate con i partner del progetto 1 ∞ Guided tours with partners of project 1, atelier F4.0118:00 Inaugurazione ufficiale ∞ Official opening19:00 Masteritivo Sabato ∞ Saturday11:00–17:00 Mostra ∞ Exhibition ↓ Italiano In project 1, students of the Master in …

Extended call: Hands-on Workshops ∞ STRING FIGURES ∞ DoD23

Extended call: Hands-on Workshops ∞ STRING FIGURES ∞ DoD23

extended call until February 7th 2023 »…Social-ecological transformation requires the interplay of many actors, building upon each other, interconnecting niches, imagining and experimenting care and commoning, criticising and supporting each other, passing on knowledge and narrations in collective actions..« 1.5 Hours x 15 Workshops We are searching for practitioners to lead hands on workshops promoting …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 * * …

2 Thesis Presentations of the MA Eco-Social Design

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, …

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 …

Joanna Boehnert, 5.12., 20:30, Unibz

Joanna Boehnert, 5.12., 20:30, Unibz

On Monday, 5.12., 20:30 in Unibz, F0.01 she talks about Design / Ecology / Politics: Towards the Ecocene Dr. Joanna Boehnert is a designer, researcher and activist with expertise on the visual communication of complex problems and the politics of ecological transitions. Her first book, titled Design/ Ecology/ Politics: Toward the Ecocene, will be published by Bloomsbury …

By Design or by Disaster 2016, 2-7 May @ unibz

By Design or by Disaster 2016, 2-7 May @ unibz

Please visit the conference site for more up-to-date information: designdisaster2016.unibz.it I am happy to announce another issue of our conference series tackling Eco-Social Design. The focus of this years conference is ESSEN / ALIMENTARE / FOOD = also the annual topic of the Master in Eco-Social Design. We will have talks and workshops with Ezio …