Speculative Design in the “Real World” – The Discussion!

Speculative Design in the “Real World” – The Discussion!

Event report

On the 19th of October 2016 we took part in Speculative Now!‘s event open discussion titled Speculative Design in the “Real World”.
Our friends from Interakcije publish online the transcription of the discussion, that we are proud to share with you today.
In the website, is also possibile to find others materials (in update) from the workshops that took place in the days of Speculative Now!.


As Nefula we took part in order to discuss, critically reflect and re-think today speculative design practice, public discussion took place on Wednesday 19th of October. Invited guests discussed the role of the speculative design in the real world. James Auger (former member of the legendary Designing Interactions department at RCA, now at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, co-founder of the Crap Futures blog), one of the pionners of this design practice will give short introductory talk.
Together with the workshop leaders (Demitrios Kargotis, Pedro Oliveira and Luiza Prado) discussion also hosted Regine Debatty (founder of the cult blog we-make-money-not-art), Matt Ward (Head of the Design Department at Goldsmiths, University of London) and Mirko Balducci (co-founder of the italian multidisciplinary lab / network Nefula). Discussion was moderated by the workshop coordinator assistant professor Ivica Mitrovic (Department of Visual Communications Design, Interakcije).


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