Residency open call: S+T+ARTS 4WaterII

The ADAPT Research Centre and Beta Festival are thrilled to announce the open call for S+T+ARTS4WaterII - a European project bringing together Science, Technology + Arts which utilizes artistic residencies as catalysts for innovation addressing global challenges.

These residencies will focus on Ports in Transformation and there will be 20 residencies across Europe.

Are you an artist and passionate about sustainability? Apply now for one of their residencies and collaborate with experts to tackle water challenges through art and technology.

Deadline: Wednesday, June 26th
Budget: €40.000 per residency

This residency period between September 2024 and May 2025 will be facilitated by Beta Festival, an annual art and technology event in Ireland, inaugurated in 2023 and co-founded by The Digital Hub with a five-year commitment. The host institution will be the Science Foundation Ireland ADAPT Research Centre, the festival’s research partner, having previously collaborated on projects such as the Ethics Studio in the 2023 festival. The primary contacts for artists during their residency will be the Beta Festival Director and ADAPT’s Education and Public Engagement Team.

Artists are required to attend workshops, activities, and conduct field research during the residency period, with travel expenses included in their budget plans. They must produce a prototype or artwork for presentation locally in Summer 2025 as part of the S+T+ARTS4WaterII programme, and for a final presentation at Beta Festival in November 2025, showcasing all three Ireland-based residencies. The residency format will be hybrid, with in-person attendance of at least one month, can be arranged in segments, plus additional online engagement. The consortium partners include Gluon, VITO, Camargo Corrêa Infra, Beta Festival, ADAPT Research Centre. Drugo More, Waag Futurelab, TBA21, OGR, PiNA, and Klimat Biennale – Kunsthaus Wien.

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