Brave New Alps

Fabio Franz bio

RESEARCH FABIO FRANZ
2016-2017: Research assistant on the project Mapping Eco-Social Design at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (IT)
Since October 2014: part-time Ph.D. candidate at the School of Architecture at the University of Sheffield (UK) – supported through half a bursary granted by the university

TEACHING
2016
Fabio teaches visual design on the MA Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Trento (IT)
2012
Brave New Alps have been teaching as project activators at Campus in Camps, an experimental study programme in the Dheisheh Refugee Camp, run by Al-Quds University/Bard College, occupied Palestinian territories
2006-2007
Fabio taught on the first-year BA course Warm-up at the Faculty for Design and Art at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Since 2008
we have been giving lectures and run workshops at the following institutions: Royal College of Art (MA Visual Communication and MA Architecture); Goldsmiths College (BA and MA Design); Central Saint Martins (BA Design); V&A/University of Brighton (Design Culture Salon); Casco, Utrecht; Leeds Metropolitan University (BA Graphic Arts & Design); London College of Communication (BA Graphic Design); Camberwell College of Arts (MA Graphic Design, BA Art, MA Art); Aarhus University; Edinburgh College of Art; University of the East of England, Bristol (BA and MA Graphic Design); Duale Hochschule Ravensburg (BA Media Design); Offenbach University of Art and Design (BA Design); TU Berlin (MA Architecture); Politecnico di Milano (MA Service Design); Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (BA Design); Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow; University of Leuven; Istitut supérieure des arts de Toulouse; Liverpool John Moore’s University; Alpinarium Galtür.

EDUCATION FABIO FRANZ
From October 2014
Ph.D. thesis on practices of making and de-proletarianisation in the School of Architecture at the University of Sheffield (UK)
2008-2010
MA in Communication Art & Design / Royal College of Art, London
Partly funded through scholarships of the hosting institution
2002-2006
BA in Design / Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (IT)
Funded through scholarships of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol

PRIZES
GAI Movin’ up, promotion of international mobility (IT), 2012
MUSEION Art Prize, Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, 2010

RESEARCH RESIDENCIES
Free University of Teremiski, Bialowieza Forest (PL), 2016
A-I-R Laboratory, CSW – Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (PL), 2014
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart (DE), 2014
FDV Residency Program, Milan (IT), 2011
A-I-R Laboratory, CSW – Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (PL), 2011
Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency, Bethlehem (oPt), 2008

PRIZES
Times Higher Education Awards, shortlisted, 2018
GAI Movin’ up, promotion of international mobility (IT), 2012
MUSEION Art Prize, Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, 2010

RESEARCH RESIDENCIES
Free University of Teremiski, Bialowieza Forest (PL), 2016
A-I-R Laboratory, CSW – Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (PL), 2014
FDV Residency Program, Milan (IT), 2011
A-I-R Laboratory, CSW – Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (PL), 2011
Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency, Bethlehem (oPt), 2008