Creating an Augmented Sense: ubiquitous bodies

Creating an Augmented Sense: ubiquitous bodies

You can consider these to be the notes to the workshop which we will hold this week in Cyprus. During the workshop we will create a manifestation of the ubiquitous body: the idea according to which our essence cannot be meaningfully constrained into our physical,...
The Transgressive Spaces of Innovation

The Transgressive Spaces of Innovation

This post originates from the lecture about Transgression and Innovation held at the Alta Scuola Politecnica a few weeks ago. In this article we will explore again a topic which is very close to the practices here at Art is Open Source, which is the interconnection...
La Cura at ICEEFest in Bucarest

La Cura at ICEEFest in Bucarest

We will be in Bucarest for the ICEEFest. ICEEfest stands for Interactive Central and Eastern Europe Festival and has been building itself into one of the largest Internet related festivals organized in the CEE and SE Europe region since 2012. There we will give a talk...
Erbe Indisciplinate, a workshop and a conversation on La Cura

Erbe Indisciplinate, a workshop and a conversation on La Cura

Three new events for La Cura: a workshop at RuralHub exploring the connections between nature and radical innovation; a workshop on transgression and innovation at the Federico II University in Naples; and a conversation with a philosopher and a cyborg at the same...
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...
Understand: a new simple app, and some source code

Understand: a new simple app, and some source code

Understand is a new simple smartphone application in which we publish a magazine entirely made of abstracts of great articles on the web. It is also an easy way to create a magazine on smartphones using a WordPress Blog, with full source code available. Here you can...
The Factory of the Mind

The Factory of the Mind

Everything began like this, with a Facebook post: “The Third Industrial Revolution? Yes! Meaning that we’re seeing a new kind of factory: this time not for bodies, but for minds” Always on, Always working. We’re moving towards a dimension of...
A model of relations in Human Ecosystems: Relational Ecosystems

A model of relations in Human Ecosystems: Relational Ecosystems

We just published an article on Human Ecosystems in which we describe the ways in which we can model the relationships in the Relational Ecosystems of cities. The article is titled: Relations in the Human Ecosystems: Cultures, Communities, Roles and Emergence and you...
Transmedia Design

Transmedia Design

Fake and real. Simulacra and simulation. Go and organize a fake hold up. Be sure to check that your weapons are harmless, and take the most trustworthy hostage, so that no life is in danger (otherwise you risk committing an offence). Demand ransom, and arrange it so...
Human Ecosystems at ArtSci Salon in Toronto

Human Ecosystems at ArtSci Salon in Toronto

The Human Ecosystems project is going to Toronto, at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences for ArtSci Salon, to start the real-time observation of the city, and for a first workshop on real-time cities, ubiquitous information, commons and the new...
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...
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...
Master UX | From the User Journey to a working prototype Part 1

Master UX | From the User Journey to a working prototype Part 1

This is my first lesson at the Master UX held at La Sapienza University of Rome. In this lesson we analyze how to use the service concept formalized in the User Journey to create a working prototype. In the process we use all the information emerged from the User...
Redesigning Urban Communication in Trieste

Redesigning Urban Communication in Trieste

We will be in Trieste from July 27th to August 2nd for “Insegna Trieste” a workshop to imagine and design the future of urban information and communication for the city. Organized by the City Administration of the City of Trieste and by ISIA Design...
MASTER OF EXHIBIT DESIGN AT LA SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY, LESSON 4

MASTER OF EXHIBIT DESIGN AT LA SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY, LESSON 4

A person arriving in a certain place will benefit from a series of signals alerting about the characteristics of that space. The person could hear some sounds, or see some objects or furniture laid out according to a certain scheme. Or a video of some sort could be...
MASTER OF EXHIBIT DESIGN AT LA SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY, LESSON 3

MASTER OF EXHIBIT DESIGN AT LA SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY, LESSON 3

We can consider our ecosystem as an interlinked stratification of different contexts. While designing an experience (or a series of different experiences) we can choose to focus on different layers of our living ecosystem: we can decide to focus on one, two or all of...
Master of Exhibit Design at La Sapienza University, Lesson 2

Master of Exhibit Design at La Sapienza University, Lesson 2

In this lesson we analyzed a series of initiatives which used ubiquitous technologies and a structured approach to interaction on social networks to design innovative scenarios for large-scale events of international relevancy. The cases shown during the lesson have...