Aimed at international sciart artists or artist collectives, both established and emerging, living in Europe and working with any kind of media and formats.
Aimed at international sciart artists or curators living in Europe, to start, pursue or close a research related to the biodiversity crisis and plant resistance, without an obligation of production or predetermined outcome.
In addition to the production of the artworks and the residency, the authors of the three selected projects will benefit from participating in some of Roots & Seeds XXI’s international training and exchange of knowledge events (LASER Paris meetings, Multidisciplinary Garden Cartographies and Art-Sci Forum, among others). All the travel costs related to the participation in these activities will be covered by the Roots and Seeds XXI Consortium.
The two produced artworks and the result of the research residency will be presented and exhibited at Ars Electronica Festival (Linz) in 2022.The transport of the artworks and the artists to Ars Electronica will be covered by Quo Artis. In the residency’s case, the format of presentation will be agreed between the project representative and Root & Seeds XXI’s partners.
The Call is open to applicants of any nationality, but based in Europe, including non-EU countries.
The projects will be selected by an international jury.
Members of the Residency Jury:
- Roger Malina, Astronomer, Executive Editor of the Leonardo publications at MIT Press, President of Leonardo/Olats (US)
- Ramuntcho Matta, Artist, Founder and Director of Lizières Cultural and Resource center (France)
- Victoria Vesna, Artist (USA)
- Claudia Schnugg, Curator and Researcher in Art-Science (Austria)
- Oriane Hidalgo, Botanist, Botanical Institute of Barcelona (Spain)
- Annick Bureaud, Art Critic, Curator and Director of Leonardo/Olats (France)
- Tatiana Kourochkina, Co-founder and Producer of Quo Artis Foundation (Spain)
Members of the Production Jury:
- Valentino Catricalà, curator at SODA Gallery Manchester and lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University (IT/UK)
- Lucio Montecchio, Researcher and Professor of Forest Pathology at the University of Padova and member of the Board of the Botanical Garden of Padova (IT)
- Aliya Sakhariyeva, Art historian, Director of the Art & Science Center and Master Degree Program, ITMO University (KZ/RU)
- Vid Simoniti, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Liverpool, Director of MA in Art, Aesthetics and Cultural Institutions (SI/UK)
- Nicola Triscott, Curator, co-founder of Arts Catalyst and the director of FACT Liverpool (UK).
No additional benefits or extensions may be requested.The author or authors must mention Roots & Seeds XXI. Biodiversity Crisis and Plant Resistance and the Support of the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union every time the artwork and research outcomes are exhibited or advertised by any means or in any other field.