Near Future Design

Near Future Design

www.nefula.com Near Future Design: the perception of a “new possible” and a new role for Design. The Future does not exist. Future is a performance that sees us all engaged through the dimensions of desire and of the imaginary. In the interconnected contemporary era...
Near Future Design and Ubiquitous Commons at Wired NextFest

Near Future Design and Ubiquitous Commons at Wired NextFest

Join us in Milan for Wired’s NextFest. Art is Open Source, Nefula and Ubiquitous Commons will be there for an exploration on the implications of technologies and networks on our near-future lives. On May 24th at 10:30 in the Giardini Porta Venezia Nefula will...
Near Future Design at CyberResistance in Milan

Near Future Design at CyberResistance in Milan

AOS will be at CyberResistance, on April 3, 4 and 5 2014, in Milan, at the Cantiere, for a participatory conversation about Near Future Design, starting from the Near Future Design of the Education System which we are building with our students at ISIA in Florence....
Near Future Design at TEDxRoncade

Near Future Design at TEDxRoncade

Art is Open Source will be at TEDxRoncade to talk about Near Future Design on February 22nd 2014. Saturday February 22nd 2014 starting at 10:30am Where: Auditorio Tenuta Ca’ Tron, Via Boschi, 14 Ca’ Tron – 31056 Roncade ( Treviso, Italy ) The theme of this TEDx Event...
Openness and Near Future Design at I-Lab at Luiss University

Openness and Near Future Design at I-Lab at Luiss University

We will be at I-Lab at Luiss University for a workshop on Near Future Design and the concept of Openness, on November 14th 2013, from 2pm to 6pm. Here is the EventBrite page for the workshop and here is the Facebook page for I-Lab Luiss, where you can know more. In...
BodyQuake at NetFutures 2017

BodyQuake at NetFutures 2017

On June 28 and 29, the city of Brussels will host NetFutures 2017, the biggest conference co-organized by the European Commission to explore the future of Internet, economy and society. Art is Open Source and HER will be part of the STARTS – Science Technologies...
XY: a Castle, a Lab and the Near Future of Education

XY: a Castle, a Lab and the Near Future of Education

Art is Open Source will be at XY Lab in Puglia, from the 17th to the 31st of July, in the beautiful castle of Castrignano de’ Greci, for a massive workshop on knowledge, data, information, Human Ecosystems and the Near Future of Education. It will be the first...
the 7 days of the Near Future of Education

the 7 days of the Near Future of Education

It’s here! After our initial exploration of the Near Future of Education, when the ISIA Design School in Florence faced the effects of the global crisis, after writing about our vision on newspapers, and performing collaborative efforts to understand...
The Near Future of Education

The Near Future of Education

 Introduction With students, designing the future of the education system. A fundamental action towards a shift to a participatory, inclusive knowledge society. This post describes the structure and methodology of our action. Follow what is happening using the blog...
The performance of the Near Future of Education

The performance of the Near Future of Education

This article was published on the Febrary 2nd edition of Nòva24, on Il Sole24Ore. You can find the original article here: Il futuro scolastico è una performance Here we give an expanded version of it, without length constraints.   Crisis and transformation are...
Design, philosophy art and business

Design, philosophy art and business

What do arts, design and philosophy have to do with business? [ this is the english version of our article which appeared on the SIMI Newsletter, in Portuguese. SIMI is Brazil’s Open Innovation System] Let’s start from art. The arts have a crucial role in...
The future of academic discussions, on Limina

The future of academic discussions, on Limina

Our article “Utopian Architectures and the Dictatorship  of the Imaginary. A Selection of Topics in Favor of Holistic Education Paths, and the Role  of the Fish Eye in the Observation of Reality” (by Salvatore Iaconesi and Stefano Bonifazi) has just been...

Projects

Datapoiesis Datapoiesis uses data and Artificial Intelligence to create objects and experiences that help human beings and their societies to perceive and comprehend the complex phenomena of our globalized world, and to use these understandings to promote positive...

Fundamentals

From Che-Fare Come la ‘spettacoliarizzazione dei dati’ cambia la nostra percezione della realtà. Che Fare.Un bootstrap tra tragedia e agnizione: l’Italia che la mia generazione non ha mai conosciutoIl valore irriducibile della tragedia: perché non bisogna...

WHEN

This page contains a list of the main milestones of the life of AOS. 2020 – La Cura meets COV19 Sogni e nuovi rituali. Article. LinkI rituali del nuovo abitare. Dopo la tragedia. LinkAtribune – La Cura VS COVID19 LinkCome la ‘spettacoliarizzazione dei dati’ cambia la...
U-Topia. An Ubiquitous interconnetcive neo-ritual in Matera

U-Topia. An Ubiquitous interconnetcive neo-ritual in Matera

La Cura, together with Art is Open Source, Fondazione Matera-Basilicata 2019 and many other partners, have celebrated the 500th anniversary of Utopia by sir T. More, turning the city of Matera into a public laboratory to reinvent contemporary utopias. “Utopia is a...
Baotaz

Baotaz

An augmented sense allowing you to feel interconnection, as a new tactility. Baotaz is an exploration of the implications of hyper-connection: a research in Near Future Design implementing a prototype augmented sense. It was produced with Nefula and ISIA Florence for...
Baotaz

Interconnected Brain, Augmented Sense-ability

This September 3rd and 4th we will present Baotaz, a collaborative project through which we merged arts, sciences and technologies to formulate an hypothesis to create new models of interconnection among people and places, globally: a new augmented sense, a new...
NFD Riot: Nefula workshop at NextFest 2015

NFD Riot: Nefula workshop at NextFest 2015

On May 24th, AOS together with Nefula, performed  a one day workshop to explore Near Future Design methodology in the context of NextFest by Wired Italia. NFD workshops are topic based: for NextFest we decided to investigate the near future of Riot, which turned out...

about Art is Open Source

AOS (Art is Open Source) was born in 2004 as an interdisciplinary research laboratory focused on merging artistic and scientific practices to gain better understandings about the mutation of human beings and their societies with the advent of ubiquitous technologies....
Transgression and Innovation at the Alta Scuola Politecnica

Transgression and Innovation at the Alta Scuola Politecnica

On Wednesday March 16th 2016 we will be in Belgirate, near the Lake Maggiore, at the 11th cycle of Winter School (2016) of the Alta Scuola Politecnica for a lecture titled “Innovation/Transgression. What is the role of transgression in innovation processes? The...
Human Ecosystems in New Haven

Human Ecosystems in New Haven

Art is Open Source, Yale World Fellows and the City of New Haven present: “HENHV” – Human Ecosystems New Haven. The digital life of a city Opening Ceremony December 9th, 2014 | 10.30-11:30am New Haven City Hall |165 Church St, New Haven Guests of...
Emergenza at Internet Festival 2012

Emergenza at Internet Festival 2012

Emergenza was presented at the Internet Festival 2012 in Pisa, as an installation and a performance dealing with the future scenarios of our cities, as enabled by the wide and ubiquitous accessibility of digital technologies and networks.  Human polyphonies for...
Radical Openness: Art is Open Source at TED Global 2012

Radical Openness: Art is Open Source at TED Global 2012

Salvatore Iaconesi of AOS has been nominated TED Fellow for 2012 and, for this, will be presenting at TED Global 2012 in Edinburgh from June 25-29 2012. We’ve been reflecting on this incredible opportunity for the last few weeks. TED Global’s theme for...
Maps of Babel at Human Cities Symposium

Maps of Babel at Human Cities Symposium

We just presented our Maps of Babel project at the Human Cities Symposium in Bruxelles. The Maps of Babel project is an effort we embraced after our experience with the VersuS and ConnectiCity projects. Our original projects focused on very wide-angled objectives,...
The Electronic Man at FACT Liverpool

The Electronic Man at FACT Liverpool

The Electronic Man will be featured here at FACT in Liverpool for the first event of the Robots And Avatars project. Here are the details: (from HERE) Robots and Avatars – our colleagues and playmates of the future.  Join us in a near future where robots, avatars and...
RWR, Read/Write Reality, after the workshop and next steps

RWR, Read/Write Reality, after the workshop and next steps

The Read/Write Reality workshop ended a few days ago: it has been an incredible experience! A really innovative and fun project with a wonderful crowd with different backgrounds, approaches, desires and attitudes. Here is some information about the workshop and its...
AOS and FakePress present “Critical AR Ensemble” at IAR2010

AOS and FakePress present “Critical AR Ensemble” at IAR2010

Art is Open Source and FakePress participated to IAR2010, the first italian event totally dedicated to the themes of Augmented Reality, organized by the folks at JoinPad at the Milan headquarters of the Hub. The event was truly interesting as it covered a wide range...

ToShare website, Market Forces

The new ToShare website is up! You can check it out here on http://www.toshare.it We’re particularly happy both because it was a joint effort between Art is Open Source and because it is yet another beautiful collaboration that we’re bringing up with them....
Sabba

Sabba

A digital ritual. A Software God feeds on the energy of the performance. -_ sabba _- Part of the iconology cycle. We live a social context in which esotherism and mysticism have lost their esence of catalyzers of the fenomenology of the iniziatic Knowledge. Reclaiming...