Interakcije 2022 – Open Call

After 3 years of pause caused by the coordination of the SpeculativeEdu project, Interakcije – the educational platform is back with a series of activities dealing with contemporary design practices in the local context, with the local communities and toward common futures.

Call: Speculative and Critical Design: approaches and influences in education

Call for submissions to IxD&A (Interaction Design and Architecture (s)) Journal

Speculative and Critical Design in Education: Practice and Perspectives

Partners in the SpeculativeEdu project are organising an online workshop as part of the Designing Interactive Systems (ACM DIS) 2020 conference in July.

SpeculativeEdu Final Event: Reclaim the Future (CANCELLED)

Due the pandemic conditions and limited travel possibilities event is cancelled. More info in autumn.

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.

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.

An overview of contemporary speculative practice

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

Group 3 & 4

Alternative Friends Jimmy Loizeau, Matt Ward, Dash Macdonald, Goldsmiths, the University of London (UK) & James Auger, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (Portugal) This workshop takes […]

Group 2

Future Perfect or Future Shock? Michael Smyth & Ingi Helgason, Edinburgh Napier University (UK) “The ability to think about the future is a gift to […]

Group 1

New Beginning Ivica Mitrović & Oleg Šuran, University of Split (Croatia) More than ever before the time of the so-called “Anthropocene” (or “Capitalocene”) opens possibilities […]

Tina Gorjanc

Tina Gorjanc is a Slovenian born researcher and designer that has been based in London for the past 6 years. After obtaining a Master’s Degree […]

Enrique Encinas

Enrique Encinas is a design researcher looking at the patterns and textures formed by people and technologies with a critical eye and an interdisciplinary focus. […]

Interakcije platform

Name Interakcije platform People Ivica Mitrović, Oleg Šuran Institution Arts Academy / University of Split Department Visual Communications Design City Split Country Croatia Type workshop […]

SpeculativeEdu will feature the Future Friends Event, taking place in Maribor, Slovenia, 14 – 18 April 2019

Call for Speculative Futures Workshop, Maribor, Slovenia, 14 – 16 April 2019

Speculative Futures Workshop, Maribor, Slovenia, 14 – 16 April 2019 Location: Centre for Creativity, Slovenia, Partizanska cesta 11, Maribor — from 9:30 to 18:00 What about the future […]

Future Friends Conference, Maribor, Slovenia, 17 April 2019

The Future Friends Conference, Maribor, Slovenia, 17 April 2019 Location: Vetrinjski Dvor — from 9:00 to 18:00 For the Future Friends Event  leading Speculative Design practitioners, educators, […]

Happy Future Friends Party, Maribor, Slovenia, 17 April 2019

The Happy Future Friends Party, Maribor, Slovenia, 17 April 2019 Location: Gostilna Maribor — from 19:00 to 24:00 The Happy Future Friends Party is open to […]

State of Speculative Design Discussion, Maribor, Slovenia, 18 April 2019

State of Speculative Design Discussion, Maribor, Slovenia, 18 April 2019 Location: Salon uporabnih umetnosti — from 9:30 to 14:00 The State of Speculative Design Discussion (part of Future Friends […]

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.

Kick-off event in Split!

Kick-off meeting took place at the Arts Academy in Split on 22 October 2018.

Deep dive into the state of design practice today

Read the interviews with acclaimed international practitioners and experts.

Interakcije 2018 workshop: Life After Disaster

SpeculativeEdu kick-off meeting and open discussion were part of this year’s Speculative Design Workshop (Interakcije 2018) focused on one of the most relevant global topics: climate change.