Video and Audio

Here you can find the latest videos about School activities, teachings, events and progress in building our concrete utopia.

  • How Will We Live?

    How Will We Live?

    In early September the Island School of Social Autonomy (ISSA) finally held its inaugural event on the island of Vis.  One of our co-founders, philosopher Franco “Bifo” Berardi delivered two lectures on this occassion.  If you like our work and want to support us in creating similar material in the future, please consider donating

  • Roko and Cicibela

    Roko and Cicibela

    This video is an excerpt from a 1978 movie called Roko and Cicibela that was filmed in Komiža. The film was directed by Stipe Delić, with Boris Dvornik as Roko and Semka Sokolović-Bertok as Cicibela. The film is based on real-life people and events from the first half of the twentieth century, about a couple…

  • Ivan Illich on Education

    Ivan Illich on Education

    Ivan Illich, whose work is one of the sources of inspiration for the ISSA, talks with Jean-Marie Domenach in Paris in 1972. The conversation focuses on the myth of Pandora, Epimetheus, and Prometheus, on the replacement of hope by expectation, on compulsory schooling as the “organ of reproduction” of capitalist values, on the need for…

  • A Conversation with Bifo: Future Islands

    A Conversation with Bifo: Future Islands

    On the 28th of July 2021, !Mediengruppe Bitnik recorded Franco “Bifo” Berardi in conversation with Srećko Horvat and Saša Savanović on Vis. The conversation is about the meaning of the notion of “island”, autonomy, pleasure and death, extinction and resistance. And, of course, about the necessity and multiplicity of possibilities for the School of ISSA.…

  • “Bifo” on ISSA— Summer of 2021

    “Bifo” on ISSA— Summer of 2021

    The conversation Franco “Bifo” Berardi and Srećko Horvat & Saša Savanović had on July 2021, recorded by !Mediengruppe Bitnik Franco “Bifo” Berardi (ISSA School co-founder) is an Italian philosopher, theorist and activist in the autonomist tradition, whose work mainly focuses on the role of the media and information technology within post-industrial capitalism. Berardi has writtenover…

  • Radio documentary: Across the Adriatic Sea

    Radio documentary: Across the Adriatic Sea

    These people know what they’re fighting for A couple of enthusiastic journalists from Radio Sarajevo undertook a project that we hold dear to our hearts – after 30 years of being kept from the public ear, a BBC recording was found. As it turns out, in 1944, a BBC radio correspondent, Denis Johnston, recorded Yugoslav…