Future Friends Maribor (workshops, lectures, discussions)

Speculative Design event by SpeculativeEdu in Maribor, 14 – 18 April 2019.

Life After Tourism (2018)



(Speculative) installation / mariculture / research / exhibition / education.

SpeculativeEdu: Looking for Speculative Design educational programs in Europe



SpeculativeEdu project open call.

Launch of the SpeculativeEdu project



New European project SpeculativeEdu is starting with the presentations and discussion about speculative and related design practices today.

Interakcije 2018 — Speculative Design Workshop: Life After Disaster


This year’s Speculative Design Workshop (Interakcije 2018) will focus on one of the most relevant global topics: climate change. Workshop will take place 15-20 October at the Split Arts Academy.

”Western Melancholy“ / How to Imagine Different Futures in the ”Real World“?



“Western melancholy” can be understood as the ultimate consequence of our community’s acceptance of the incapacity to stop devastation of the environment and climate change by transforming the social and economic models responsible for those problems.

Interakcije 2017 — Speculative design workshop: Automation


This year workshop is dealing with one the most focused “big” global issuse — automation.

The Last Mediterranean Skipper



The new and final work in the so-called Mediterranean Speculative Trilogy by Ivica Mitrović and Oleg Šuran from the Visual Communications Design Department at the Arts Academy in Split premiered at the exhibition titled “How Will We Work?” at the Vienna Biennale for art, design and arhitecture 2017 – Robots. Work. Our Future.

Speculative Design in the “Real World”



In order to discuss, critically reflect and re-think today speculative design practice, public discussion is scheduled for the Wednesday 19th of October. Invited guests will discuss the role of the speculative design in the “real world”.

Interakcije 2016: Speculative NOW!


This year workshop, as an extension of the “Speculative – Post-Design Practice or New Utopia?” exhibition and accompanied booklet, is dealing with the speculative design role in the “real world”.

Speculative – Post-Design Practice or New Utopia? (Catalogue / Reader)



We tried to answer “Speculative – Post-Design Practice or New Utopia?” question through a series of interviews with the authors of the presented works together with the prominent international practitioners in the filed of speculative design.

Speculative – Post-Design Practice or New Utopia? (XXI International Exhibition of the Triennale di Milano)


The XXI International Exhibition of the Triennale di Milano, The 21st Century. Design After Design, presentation of the Republic of Croatia.

Introduction to Speculative Design Practice – Eutropia, a Case Study



As the part of the exhibition Design fiction: Eutropia – Introduction to Speculative Design Practice small educational booklet/reader about speculative design practice was published.

Speculative design workshop “Interakcije 2015: Alternative present”


Speculative design workshop Alternative presents will take place at the Arts Academy in Split, Croatia, from 23rd till 28th March 2015.

The UrbanIxD exhibition and symposium



Call for Symposium & Exhibition collaboration is open. The | City | Data | Future | exhibition speculates about the possible futures that city inhabitants might experience.

Open Call for Interaction Design Summer School UrbanIxD (Split 2013)


Open Call is out for a unique Summer School to take place here, in the beautiful and historic town of Split in Croatia this year.

UrbanIxD project launched 



UrbanIxD: Designing Human Interactions in the Networked City is a 2 year European project that will build a research network around the domain of data-rich urban environments, focusing on human activities, experiences and behaviours.

INTERAKCIJE 2004 – 2012 (The Exhibition)



Interakcije workshops from 2004 to 2012 at the Gallery of Croatian Designers Association, Zagreb.

Interaction Design Workshop 2012: Real Utopias


The 7th splitinteractions Interaction Design Workshop will be held at the Arts Academy in Split from 19 to 24 March.

Interakcije 2011 Workshop — The Hybrid City


This 6th workshop was organized by the Department of Visual Communications Design, Arts Academy and the British Council. Workshop topic was The Hybrid city.

Action Spaces, Interaction Design Workshop @ Magdalena

Second interaction design workshop by Interakcije part of the 12th International Festival of Creative Communications – Magdalena 2010.

Interakcije Workshop 2010 — Invisible Cities


This fourth workshop was held from 22nd to 27th of March. Workshop topic was invisible cities.

Brain Working!, Interaction Design Workshop @ Magdalena

Brain Working! workshop was the first interaction design event in Slovenia (organized by Interakcije), part of the 11th International Festival of Creative Communication – Magdalena 2009.

Interaction Design Symposium — Research and Education



Department of Visual Communication Design, Arts Academy, University of Split hosted a two day meeting of leading young European practitioners and researchers from the field of Interaction Design.

Interakcije 2009 Workshop — Technology, Interactions and Learning


Workshop was held from 23rd to 28th of March. The topic of the workshop was how new technologies could improve learning via interaction processes.

Interakcije 2008 Workshop — Public Space


This third workshop was held from 25th to 29th of March 2008. The topic of the workshop was “public space”, and was focus on how interaction design could help to raise awareness of the importance of public space.

Interakcije 2007 Workshop — Methodology


The aim of this first workshop was to introduce the user-oriented design processes in practice.

Convivio Summer School — Split 2004


The FP5 FET school’s theme, “Communities in Transition”, reflected this focus, and was most apparent in the atelier projects, which all involved the people (inhabitants, visitors) of Split.