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Reconstrained Futures: SpeculativeEdu Exhibition at BIO 26

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

An overview of contemporary speculative practice

A tour d’horizon of SpeculativeEdu’s investigation into contemporary Speculative Design practice by Julian Hanna.

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.

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.

The Radical Design Movement

More essential history for Speculative Design by Michael Smyth.

Other Worlds

The first in a series of historical fragments for Speculative Design by James Auger, Michael Smyth, Ingi Helgason and Julian Hanna.

Critical about Critical and Speculative Design

Thoughts on critics of Critical and Speculative Design at the intersection of critical reflection and pedagogic practice by Matt Ward.

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.

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