May 5th kicks off BIOESTETICA, EDASN program of the Zaragoza City of Knowledge Foundation in Etopia Center of Art and Technlogy, Zaragoza, Spain. The program begins with several workshops about new ways of understanding nature and human identity in the intersections between art, biology and Technology. First workshop: Algorithmic Nature or how maths shapes nature.
Stellar Start for Aoife Van Linden Tol’s Residency
From 27 February to 17 March 2017, Aoife van Linden Tol, a multimedia artist working primarily with explosive media who is the recipient of the first art&science@ESA residency, organised by Ars Electronica in partnership with ESA, was a special guest at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC)in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, for the first part of her residency.
art+science festival in Belgrade
The Center for the Promotion of Science (CPN) is organising the second edition of the Art+Science program across Serbia. Art exhibitions and accompanying educational programs are taking place in April and May 2017 on many locations in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Kragujevac and Ritopek.
Monsters of the Machine - Frankenstein in the 21st Century
Monsters of the Machine is a contemporary take on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and asks us to reconsider her warning, that scientific imagining and all technologies have unintended and dramatic consequences for the world. It also invites us to ask the same about the arts and human imagination.
The Wandering Artist Project
For her proposal to send a robot with artistic skills into outer space, robotics engineer Sarah Petkus was the recipient of an Honorary Mention from the 2016 art&science@ESA. In this interview, she talks about her plans for her upcoming residency at the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Ars Electronica Futurelab, about humane robots, and the essential elements that actually constitute a robot.
The Artist-in-Residence Is Yen Tzu Chang
Yen Tzu Chang (TW) is the recipient of the residency STEAM imaging jointly hosted by the Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing (MEVIS) and Ars Electronica. The Taiwanese media artist will thus have a unique opportunity to work closely together with the Institute’s research staff.
STEAM Imaging: An Experiment in Art & Science
The Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing (MEVIS) has announced an exciting artist-in-residency program that focuses on links between art and science. They’re also integrating pupils into this experiment.
The Journey to Mars
Even if signals aren’t being received from the Schiaparelli Test Lander on that evening, we nevertheless had an absolutely fascinating time at the ESA Mission Control Centre in Darmstadt, where we followed the decisive moments of the Mars landing in the company of scientists and artist Aoife Van Linden Tol.
ExoMars: Are We Really the Only Ones?
Are we alone in the universe? This is certainly a high-priority question on science’s agenda. Now, with a landing on Mars, humankind is taking another giant step towards answering it. Thomas Walloschek is an engineer with the European Space Agency (ESA).
On Absurd Landscapes and Habitable Exoplanets
The artists collective Quadrature began Part 2 of their art & science residency at the Ars Electronica Futurelab a few days ago. The three artists spent the first part at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile in late May. To find out what they experienced, why they found everything there absurd and what they think about habitable exoplanets, read this interview.
Second Story: Old Objects, New Stories
Aoife van Linden Tol takes printed objects that are endowed with emotions and gives them a new start. In her performance “Second Story,” she blows up old photos, passports, love letters, etc. in controlled explosions. Here, she tells us how her first test detonation went, what we can expect in her September performance, and how we can submit stuff to get blown to smithereens!
Aoife Van Linden Tol: Explosions as Creative Forces
Violent explosions are sources of particular fascination to artist Aoife Van Linden Tol. An art&science residency is giving her the opportunity to visit the European Space Agency (ESA) and Ars Electronica Futurelab to soak up a healthy dose of inspiration for her next project.
The ESO Expedition
An artists’ collective—Jan Bernstein, Juliane Götz and Sebastian Neitsch—got the nod from the European Digital Art & Science Network’s jury and departed for Chile in late May 2016 to get a close-up look at the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) locations there and get acquainted with scientists on site. We accompanied them on their trip.
Art and Science: What Does It Mean to be Human?
“You start to understand how little we really understand.” ESA Senior Science Advisor Mark McCaughrean talks about the interplay of art and science.
ESA: To the Comet, and then on to Mars
In this interview, Senior Science Advisor Mark McCaughrean gives us some insights into the ESA’S very promising activities.
Quadrature: We feel a bit like explorers ourselves
Under the aegis of the European Digital Art & Science Network, an artists’ collective named Quadrature will spend several weeks at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile and then at the Ars Electronica Futurelab.
A Large Window to the Unknown
Fernando Comerón, the ESO’s on-site chief-of-staff, recently talked to us about possible ways in which art and science can engage in mutual inspiration at these locations and what this postulated ninth planet in our solar system is all about.
Open Call: Reverberadas
Get the chance for a residency with a maximum duration of one month at the Center for Art and Technology Etopia of Zaragoza (Spain) and be part of the Reverberadas exhibition
CERN: Exploring the Language of Science
In autumn 2015, the English artist duo Semiconductor started a two-month residency at CERN. Here, they are providing us a visual progress report of their research at the world’s largest particle physics research facility in Geneva.
Artistic views on Science
New perspectives, inspiring connections and a better understanding of contexts. Artists of the exhibition Elements of Art and Science talk about what they expect from the linking of both areas.
Inspiring Journeys into the World of Science
The European Art and Science Network is once again offering interested artists the chance for a creative sojourn at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile and at the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz. Here’s an account of how the first such residency played out.
Semiconductor wins Collide@CERN Ars Electronica Award
The English artist duo, Semiconductor, will begin a two-month residency at CERN. Then their next stop is Linz, where they will spend a month at the Ars Electronica Futurelab.
LHC – The Mother of All Experiments
Many questions remain open. The Large Hadron Collider aims to answer at least a few of them. The residency offers an opportunity to experience the site of this huge experiment.
At CERN Artists need to challenge us with Ideas
Under the aegis of the European Digital Art and Science Network, Ars Electronica and CERN recently announced their latest open call for applications to do an eight-week residency at CERN followed by a stay at the Ars Electronica Futurelab.
María Ignacia Edwards is the recipient of an extraordinary opportunity under the aegis of art & science: a residency at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile and at the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz. We accompanied her on her pre-visit in Chile.
María Ignacia Edwards combines Art and Mathematics
The recipient of the Residency staged under the auspices of the Art & Science Network has been announced. Maria Ignacia Edwards was selected from among the 140+ applicants from 40 countries who responded to the open call.
New Ideas for Art’s Encounter with Science
In this interview representatives from the Center for the Promotion of Science and the of DIG Gallery discussed how art and culture can benefit from one another.
A creative journey for all of us
Robert Devcic from GV Art and Oscar Abril from LABoral speak about their expectations of the European Digital Art and Science Network.
From Art to Science
The Kapelica Gallery and Zaragoza City of Knowledge Foundation are two partners of the art & science network.
A Residency at the European Southern Observatory
Fernando Comerón, the ESO’s representative in Chile, talks in the interview about what winners of the open call of the „European Digital Art and Science Network“ can expect during their residency at the ESO.
Science Gallery Dublin: Be passionate but also realistic
Diane McSweeney gives us a briefing on Science Gallery Dublin, an art & science partner institution, and discusses her expectations of the art-science encounter.
Art and Science
An initiative which aims to combine scientific topics with creative and innovative approaches to digital art.
Aoife van Linden Tol Is the First Recipient of a Residency at the ESA and Ars Electronica Futurelab
press release from August 3, 2016
Open Call for A Residency at the ESA and Ars Electronica
press release from April 20, 2016
Quadrature is the Recipient of a Multi-week Residency at the ESO
press release from March 15, 2016
Open Call for A Residency at the ESO und Ars Electronica
press release from October 16, 2015
Collide@CERN Ars Electronica Award Goes to Semiconductor (UK)
press release from August 11, 2015
Ars Electronica and CERN Launch Open Call
press release from April 30, 2015
María Ignacia Edwards is the First Recipient of a Residency at the ESO in Chile
press release from March 11, 2015
A Europe-wide platform initiated by Ars Electronica
press release from December 22, 2014
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