SpeculativeEdu

News

Scott Smith: The best way to deal with grim futures is to stare them in the face

Julian Hanna talks with Scott Smith, futurist and founder of Changeist.

Call for Case studies!

SpeculativeEdu open call for contributions of exemplary practices.

Reconstrained Futures: SpeculativeEdu Exhibition at BIO 26

SpeculativeEdu exhibition at the 26th Biennial of Design in Ljubljana showing projects developed in an educational context.

Speculative Design education in Europe SURVEY

Are you a design educator in Europe? Do you use speculation about possible futures in your design education? Please participate in our survey on the current and future state of Speculative Design education in Europe.

Michael Smyth: Our challenge is to convey passion through the materials we produce

A talk with SpeculativeEdu partner Michael Smyth with Sara Božanić and Petra Bertalanič on key challenges and benefits of Speculative Design practice.

Interview: Theo Ploeg

Design and media sociologist from Heerlen: “Speculative Design should be able to translate possible futures to the now”.

Case Study: Black Future Heritage Spaces

Ladipo Famodu, a SpeculativeEdu workshops participant, describes the outcomes of a workshop he led recently based on his experiences in Maribor and Rome.

SpeculativeEdu NeoRural Futures Event in Rome

The second multiplier event of the SpeculativeEdu Project took place in Rome and was designed as an international summer school.

Ana Jeinić: The tendency to read the potential of “salvation” into disaster is questionable in many respects

Ivica Mitrović and James Auger talk with the independent architectural researcher, educator, curator, and utopianist based in Graz and Banjaluka.

Interview: FoAM

Maja Kuzmanovic and Nik Gaffney, founders of the transdisciplinary network FoAM: “Design can provide ways to change, circumvent or adapt an unsustainable status quo.”

SpeculativeEdu partners meeting in Rome

As part of the NeoRural Futures SpeculativeEdu event in Rome the third partners meeting was held on 5th of September.

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.

Programme

Kick-Off OCT 2018

Future Friends Speculative design conference, Maribor/Slovenia 14–18 APR 2019

Speculative design workshop, Rome/Italy 2–6 SEP 2019

Exhibition & Symposium, Split/Croatia SEP 2020