Start: Artistic residence programme in astronomical observatories (Canary islands) > Open call

Start is looking for an artist around the world that will be capable of integrating art and technology in a single project, providing with an artistic sense to the millions of visual or numerical data, which are hiding in the universe. To help in his/her interpretation, he/she will use, together with the scientists of the Observatory, the most advanced astronomical observation systems. Artists who are able to create a work art inspired by these heavenly natures and data.

The aim of the program is to deepen in the relationship between art, technology and science, through the use of the latest technological developments made available to the artists. One look and a different approach to the scientific environments that produce to new artistic disciplines and revolutionary and innovative works of art. A unique and inspiring environment that will facilitate the direct connection between the artist and the vastness of the universe with the most advanced astronomical observation systems.

Technarte, along with the CIT Cedote, the Island Council of La Palma, the Ministry of Culture, Education and Sport and with the collaboration of the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, Avantalia and CBT Communication and Multimedia support this artistic residence programme in Roque de los Muchachos Observatory.

Among other cost is covered: a Round-trip ticket from the place of residence of the artist to the premises of Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (with a maximum amount of 700 €).

Deadline: 15 November

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