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  • Satellite map of Europe, Asia and Africa, overlaid with dozens of overlapping blue circles that mark catchment areas for Starlink satellites.
    News / Greywood Arts / National Space Centre: Space Waste Residency (Ireland)

    Greywood Arts and Ireland’s National Space Centre are seeking expressions of interest from artists with a sculpture, three-dimensional or multi-disciplinary practice for a one-month residency (5 November – 6 December 2021) exploring the impact of human interactions with space and how we could move forward into the future.

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  • Logo for Max Planck Institute - name next to an 'a' and 'e' which swirl into each other like an infinity symbol.
    News / Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics: INHABIT Artist in Residence Programme (Germany)

    The INHABIT Artist in Residence Programme of the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics invites artists from various disciplines to collaborate with the institute’s team of scientists and researchers in Frankfurt, Germany. The upcoming residency periods are: April – July 2022, and September – December 2022.

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    News / MM Gerdau – Museum of Mines and Metal: Science Awareness Call for Artists (Online / Remote)

    Science Awareness is a programme of MM Gerdau – Museum of Mines and Metal. It is calling for artists to take part in an artistic residency to access and learn about the collection of the museum, participate in (online) creative meetings and ultimately create an artwork for virtual or in-person exhibition. Applicants must be fluent in Portuguese, as this will be the working language.

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    News / Ji.hlava: Inspiration Forum LAB, ‘The Limits of Growth’ (Online)

    The Inspiration Forum LAB is an interdisciplinary research programme designed to provide a space where artists and scientists can meet and work together on creating research-based multimedia art projects. The 2021/22 LAB will take place in phases over seven months, October 2021 – April 2022, with follow-up project presentations in the spring/summer and autumn of 2022. The programme is open to applicants from European countries.

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    News / Technarte International Conference on Art and Technology: Call for Papers (Spain)

    The next Technarte International Conference on Art and Technology will be held in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain, 18-19 November 2021. The organisers are currently looking for artists and technologists from around the world that would like to join this event as a speaker and share their vision of the fusion between art, science and technology.

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  • A rocky hillside, broken and complex, rises against a clear sky.
    News / Silo - Arte e Latitude Rural: Resilience Artist in Residence (Brazil)

    The Brazilian organisation Silo - Arte e Latitude Rural is inviting artists, curators and scientists willing to work in Art and Science to apply for the programme ‘Resilience: artist in residence’, which will take place between between 22 August – 12 September 2021 in the Environmental Protection Area of Serrinha do Alambari and on the Itatiaia National Park’s plateau.

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    News / ‘Genesis of an Artistic Fact’ Art & Science Residency at TRAFO Jena (Germany)

    The project ‘Genesis of an Artistic Fact’ brings together scientists and artists by opening scientists to the artistic process and artists to scientific knowledge. Artists are invited to apply for a residency at the TRAFO, a new innovation laboratory for contemporary art forms and media in Jena, Germany, with activities focused in the periods 19 July – 1 August 2021 and 20 September - 3 October 2021.

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  • Open call graphic for ESS – European Spallation Source Residency - text on a close-up photo of a scientific instrument.
    News / ESS – European Spallation Source Residency, ‘Nanocosmic Investigations’ (Online)

    European Spallation Source is a large-scale international research facility being built on the outskirts of Lund. It is inviting artists to apply for a virtual residency that will see them in conversation with engineers and scientists working at ESS. Artists can bring their own questions, ideas and projects but the residency is also open to pure exploration. Activities will take place June – November 2021.

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  • A stuffed wooly mammoth with letters and numbers (elements of genetic code) projected onto its body.
    News / Ginko Bioworks: Ginkgo Creative Residency for Art and Synthetic Biology (USA / Remote)

    A joint initiative spearheaded and curated by Ginkgo Bioworks and design agency Faber Futures, the Ginkgo Creative Residency (GCR) provides an experimental platform for creative thinkers to explore both the potential and implications of synthetic biology. The next residency will run from 1 September – 30 November 2021, and can take place in-person or remotely.

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    News / Science Gallery Venice: Earth Water Sky Residency – Earth (Italy)

    Earth Water Sky environmental science and arts residency programme are looking for an artist from any discipline who is truly inspired by thinking about time and connecting the geology of our Earth to humankind. The artist must also enjoy the research process as well as public engagement and be able to create imaginative, extraordinary new work which captures the public’s attention, senses, minds and hearts. The selected artist will undertake a two-month residency, after which they can bid for a production fund to realise a full artwork.

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  • News / Production Research Grants for Art-Science-Technology Projects (Spain)

    The Institut Ramon Llull, New Art Foundation, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), La Caldera and Hangar open a call for five grants for the production-research of artistic pieces in the field of the confluence between art, science and technology. The development of the projects will have the means, advice and workspace of the Hangar Interaction Lab in Barcelona, Spain. The development of the projects will have, optionally, a residency process and/or advice in one of the research centers attached to the call through Hac Te. Artists, researchers and developers of any age and nationality can apply for these grants. Dates for activities vary but take place within 2021.

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  • News / Embassy of Foreign Artists: Residency Programme 2022

    The Embassy of Foreign Artists, a residency programme in Geneva, is launching a series of calls for themed projects, open to all types of practice. There are three themes artists can apply for: 'Art and Citizenship: Looking at the world with a critical eye', 'Art and Science: Exploring scientific issues through art', and 'Art and Stories: Giving form to archives'. Residency periods are available in blocks throughout 2021, lasting three or six months.

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    News / STARTS / KIKK: Residency at the Astronomical Observatory of UNamur (Belgium)

    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. Two artists and/or collectives will be hosted 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.

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  • At dusk, an array of giant satellites are all trained in the same direction, listening.
    News / Pro Helvetia: Connect South Africa (South Africa / Switzerland)

    Connect South Africa will grant a funded residency to one artist from Switzerland and one artist from Southern, East or West Africa, with residency activities split between CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics in Geneva and the array of optical and radio astronomy observatories across rural and urban South Africa. Connect South Africa invites submissions from artists with a distinct interest in an interdisciplinary approach, and a keen engagement with scientific thinking and fundamental science.

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  • A farm cow licks a petri dish being held before it.
    News / Bioart Society: ‘M/other Becomings’ Open Call (Finland)

    M/other becomings is a collaboration between Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology (DK), The Association for Arts and Mental Health (DK), Kultivator (SE), Art Lab Gnesta (SE), and Bioart Society (FI). This open call is searching for artwork production proposals that explore reproductive futures and how life sciences transform and challenge our ideas and possibilities of reproduction and the maternal. The final work will be included in the m/other becomings exhibition during spring 2022 in Helsinki. Artists, researchers and practitioners can apply as individuals or as working groups.

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