Speculative Futures: an online discussion about Speculative Design practices

A Speculative Design discussion from the perspective of the SpeculativeEdu community, Wednesday, 3 March at 18:00 (CET).

Ingi Helgason: Speculative Design is being integrated into education in diverse ways

Sara Božanić talks with SpeculativeEdu team member Ingi Helgason about Speculative Design in research and education.

NeoRural Futures Summer School MONOGRAPH

Our Italian project partner HER has published a documented case history of the SpeculativeEdu NeoRural Futures Summer School from 2019.

Sohail Inayatullah: We see the future as a learning journey, not as a site of prediction

Sara Božanić talks with Professor Sohail Inayatullah on the methods and the importance of futures oriented education and practice.

Phil Balagtas: Speculation has never been more alive

Ivica Mitrović talks with the founder of The Design Futures Initiative, home of the Speculative Futures meetups and PRIMER conferences.

Salvatore Iaconesi & Oriana Persico: We’ve transformed ourselves into a Speculative Design project

Sara Božanić talks with SpeculativeEdu team members Salvatore Iaconesi & Oriana Persico about the state of Speculative Design in Italy.

Paolo Cardini: Cultural determinism as an alternative to technological determinism

Sara Božanić talks with Paolo Cardini about the importance of responsible Speculative Design education and practice.

Francisco Laranjo: We don’t need Speculative Design education, just better design education

Francisco Laranjo, editor of the design criticism journal Modes of Criticism, reflects on Speculative Design practice.

Interview: Maja Grakalić

Maja Grakalić, an interdisciplinary design practitioner and researcher from Croatia based in London: “you can only change the system from within”.

Trojan Horse: Concrete actions are not necessarily a grandiose intervention

Ivica Mitrović talks with Trojan Horse, an autonomous educational platform from Helsinki, about alternative models of design education.

Julian Hanna: Manifestos are also critiques of the present

Sara Božanić talks with SpeculativeEdu team member Julian Hanna about manifesto writing, crossing disciplinary boundaries, and Speculative Design.

Enrique Encinas: Criticism has been a very constructive force for Speculative Design

Sara Božanić talks with SpeculativeEdu team member Enrique Encinas on the methods, tools and education in Speculative Design.


Kick-Off OCT 2018

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

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

SpeculativeEdu Final Event: Reclaim the Future, Split/Croatia (TBD)