Innovation and Transgression

Innovation and Transgression

At AOS we have recently published an article titled “Parallasse: Trasgressione e Codice” (“Parallax: transgression and code”) on “Architetti Notizie”, published by the Order of the Architects in Padova. You can access the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
an Emotional Compass: new ideas for wayfinding in cities

an Emotional Compass: new ideas for wayfinding in cities

Why would we need an Emotional Compass? And, first of all, what is an Emotional Compass? [vimeo http://vimeo.com/74043002] “The map is not the territory.” – A. Korzybski   “The map is not the thing mapped.” – E.T. Bell   “The tale is the map that...
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...
Art, Future and Technologies at Provocazioni Festival, Acrobax

Art, Future and Technologies at Provocazioni Festival, Acrobax

Saturday Sept. 28th we will be at Provocazioni Festival, at Acrobax (via della Vasca Navale 6, Rome, Italy) to talk about Art, the Future and the role of Technologies in the transformation of our societies. Here is the Facebook Event for the Provocazioni Festival,...