SpeculativeEdu

Discourse

Dunne & Raby: Designers need to recognise their limitations and work with them

James Auger in conversation with Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby, pioneers of Critical Design.

Cameron Tonkinwise: Creating visions of futures must involve thinking through the complexities

James Auger talks with Cameron Tonkinwise, one of Speculative and Critical Design’s fiercest and most insightful critics, about future paths of the approach.

Benedikt Groß: Speculative and Critical Design were always kind of an outside position

“Antidisciplinary” Speculative and Computational Designer from Germany talks with James Auger and Ivica Mitrović.

Tobias Revell: Speculative Design has become separated from its critical origins

The artist, designer and educator at London College of Communication talks with James Auger and Ivica Mitrović about Speculative Design.

Jan Boelen: Formulated and decontextualized futures can become a self-fulfilling prophecy

Artistic director of Z33 House for Contemporary Art and educator at Design Academy Eindhoven talks with James Auger about the state of Speculative Design.

Nicolas Nova: We are interested in mundane situations to express futures

The multi-disciplinary researcher and member of Near Future Laboratory talks with James Auger and Ivica Mitrović about Speculative Design today.

Martin Avila: Speculating is a duty rather than a privilege

The designer, researcher and Professor of Design at Konstfack in Stockholm talks with Ivica Mitrović and James Auger about the state of Speculative Design.

Matt Malpass: Critical practice should always challenge disciplinary hegemony

Author of “Critical Design in Context: History, Theory, and Practice” and educator at Central Saint Martins talks with Ivica Mitrović and James Auger about Speculative Design today.

Daniel Kaplan: Design is a powerful way of mobilising and rejuvenating imaginaries

James Auger talks with Daniel Kaplan, French futurist and entrepreneur, about his new Plurality University initiative and design’s relation to future imaginaries.

Superflux: Tools and methods for making change

Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux (“a studio for the rapidly changing world”) talk to James Auger about their approach, their recent projects, and their educational activities.

Oleg Šuran: Design is speculative as an investigation during your work process

A chat with SpeculativeEdu team member and Speculative Design practitioner, Oleg Šuran by Petra Bertalanič and Sara Božanić (ITD).

Ivica Mitrović: It’s still possible to act to influence our future(s)

A talk with SpeculativeEdu coordinator, Ivica Mitrović by Petra Bertalanič and Sara Božanić (ITD). Read his thoughts and opinions on Speculative Design practice in educational environments today.