Call for Artists – Climate Change in Residence: Future Scenarios

This project, sets out to test the idea of ‘networked residencies’. Climate research has long relied on networked collaborations rather than individual, geographically-located centres.

DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2016

Seeking three artists to take part in a new form of arts residency, offering access to a network of climate change researchers across the UK. Each residency includes an award of £10,000.

Applications are welcome from individuals and collectives from any artform to work on new creative projects engaging with scenarios of climate change.

This project, sets out to test the idea of ‘networked residencies’. Climate research has long relied on networked collaborations rather than individual, geographically-located centres.

Through these residencies, you will be able to research the issue of climate and spend time exploring and developing your own artistic practice. In this way we hope you will introduce a new cultural depth to public conversations around future scenarios.

More information and application [web]

Call for Projects – BIO ART & DESIGN AWARD REGULATIONS 2016

The Bio Art & Design Award highlights and explores exciting new intersections among design, artistic practice and the Life Sciences.

DEADLINE: Feb. 1, 2016

Designers and artists interested in the Life Sciences are invited to propose projects for collaborative work across disciplines. The Bio Art & Design Award (previously called the DA4GA) is a € 25.000 award for successful applicants to fully realize a new work of art or design that pushes the boundaries of research application and creative expression.

The Bio Art & Design Award highlights and explores exciting new intersections among design, artistic practice and the Life Sciences. The award is a product of collaboration between ZonMW, NWO, MU, BioArt Laboratories, TU/e and Waag Society. The selection procedure will be organized by ZonMw.

To be eligible for the award you must have graduated no longer than five years ago from a design or art program (at either the Masters or Bachelors level). Applicants are encouraged to relate their proposals to recent advances in the Life Sciences, including those within specialties such as ecology, biomedicine and genomics. Please be sure to read all information about the call, deadlines and requirements detailed here before submitting an application.

More information and application [web]