The STARTS Horizon 2020 research & innovation programme in collaboration with the association KIKK, which promotes digital and creative cultures at the crossroads of art, culture, science and technology, are launching an Art & Science residency programme at the UNamur (University of Namur) Astronomical Observatory in Belgium, organised in partnership with the Delta, the cultural space of the Province of Namur, and the TRAKK, the creative hub and Fab Lab of Namur.
Two artists and/or collectives will be hosted in residence in the magnificent residency studios (2 flats each accommodating up to 4 people) located on the rooftop of the Delta in Namur, Belgium from 7 June – 10 July 2021.
The programme is aimed at artists with an interest in a transdisciplinary approach and an attraction for science and fundamental research. The artists will be able to dialogue and exchange with astrophysicists, researchers and the entire community around the Antoine Thomas Observatory. Proposals are accepted from artists of all creative disciplines.
The residency includes:
- Budget of €5000 each for the two residents, including the costs generated by the project, the purchase of materials, meals on site and transport costs including airfare for the period of residency.
- Two accommodations at the Delta, each accommodating up to 4 people, as well as the provision of the Delta’s technical means or aids (technical team, a stage, an exhibition room, a recording studio…).
- Access to the TRAKK Fab Lab and its machines (3D printers, vinyl cutter, digital milling machine, laser cutter, electronic equipment, woodworking, etc.) as well as technical support.