A radical institute for critical education
Critical clouds shares the initial goals of conventional education: facilitating high-quality learning (training and research) and making this as accessible as possible. However, the aim and conviction of Critical clouds is doing this better by conceiving and organizing new modes of education inspired by values of peer-to-peer culture and related practices: open, collaborative, integral and ethics-based.
Critical clouds is using a method that is based on strategies and tactics of commons-based peer-production, practice-based art education and the conceptual design fields of critical design and speculative design.
This is a school
Critical clouds is a school. A radical institute for critical education by means of and focusing on: peer-production and open cooperativism; technological and new media literacy; integral education; and critical design. The school is both an educational and design experiment and explicitly focuses on a real-world impact through practice-based research activities and co-creation.