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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Workshop: raw wool

Workshop: raw wool

🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑Am 16. + 17. November gibt Theresa Bader einen Workshop in der BASIS Vinschgau Venosta.Mit roher Wolle von Südtiroler Schafen wird experimentiert, gefärbt und gefilzt … bis ein fertiges Produkt entsteht. 🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑On the 16th and 17th of November Theresa Bader is doing a Workshop about wool in BASIS Vinschgau Venosta.Local and raw wool will be …

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 …

Glocal Design Spring 2015

Glocal Design Spring 2015

March 27–28, Bolzano, Italy / transdisciplinary convention on / transformative actions, design & research \ local developments & global contexts / design as a catalyst of change in preparation of the Master in Glocal Design. with \ Christa Müller / Aral Balkan \ Lucas Evers / Doina Petrescu \ Brave New Alps / Armin Bernhard \ Günter …

By Design or by Disaster

Die Kunst des Wandels …

… lautet das aktuelle Theme der Konferenz “Think more about”, die von Donnerstag Abend bis Samstag in Brixen  statt findet. Key-Notes am Donnerstag Abend (u.a.): Harald Welzer – Das Ende der Welt wie wir sie kannten Silke Helfrich – Commons. Für eine Neue Kultur jenseits von Markt und Staat Am Freitag gibt es eine Menge viel versprechender Vorträge und …

By Design or by Disaster

Wir alle sind Gestalter! SKONSUMOFESTA unibz 9-10.5.

“Do It Ourselves” ist das Motto der Zeit, einer Zeit der Krise und damit auch der Chancen – Chancen für eine Entwicklung hin zu nachhaltigeren Weisen des Produzierens, des Konsumierens, des Zusammenlebens und -arbeitens. Eine treibende Kraft in dieser Veränderung sind wir Bürger. Wir können nicht nur wählen – alle paar Jahre mit dem Stimmzettel …

COMPLETING THE TENDONE

COMPLETING THE TENDONE

New Networks Evolving “Reality is a piece of art” (Jurgen Bey)  and art is becoming reality… Last 16th November the whole team of the workshop Cecilia Palmer & l’Orto Semi-rurali was hosted by AKRAT to complete the beautiful “tendone”. The process of a jointly produced awning for the Orto Semirurali in Bolzano started in the …