Near Future Design at CyberResistance in Milan

AOS will be at CyberResistance in Milan for a conversation about Near Future Design: the possibility to create powerful transmedia simulacra whose objective is to shift people’s perception of what is real and possible, and engage them into a performance to create new, preferred, desirable futures. Continue reading

Incautious Porn at SSN2014 in Barcelona

We’ll be attending SSN2014 in Barcelona to present the outcomes of our Incautious Porn project: an anthropological experiment in blackmail and the perception of private/public space online. Continue reading

The performance of the Near Future of Education

Crisis and transformation are connected to each other.
This is what is happening in ISIA, Florence’s school of design, where the students are leading a disruptive effort to co-create the future of their own education system.
The story has just begun, and you will be able to follow and take active part in it on the physical and digital pages of Nòva24, on Il Sole24Ore, and on the many forms of presence which this wonderful group of students will be maintaining on social networks and in cities.
The future does not exist: it is a performance, which we enact with every single one of our decisions.
And, thus: let the Performance, and the Design, begin. You are all welcome. Continue reading

The Near Future of Education: a potential revolution, at ISIA in Florence

At the ISIA School of Design, in Florence, students are leading a disruptive effort to co-create their own future of education. Stepping away from protest mode, and moving into the making mode by changing roles: from subjects begging their rulers to receive hearings and a few coins to survive, to partners, co-creators of the future of the education system. Continue reading