Arts at CERN and the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia welcome proposals for a new residency opportunity of the Connect collaboration framework, which promotes the dialogue between artists and scientists within the Laboratory’s context.

The Connect residency calls for artists and collectives from or based in Switzerland with distinct interest in an interdisciplinary approach and strong motivation for learning more about the modes of scientific thinking and fundamental science. Connect invites proposals from artists working across visual arts, music, literature, performing arts, design, and interactive media.

Call For Entry: International Graphic Design Competition of the Locarno Film Festival

It is with great pleasure that we announce the third edition of the competition for the Locarno Film Festival edition’s image.

Once again, we are looking for graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and artists from all over the world, with no age restrictions, to interpret the Festival’s spirit for the next edition’s image.


Submission dates: October 17 2022 – December 5 2022
Submissions are free of charge
Prize: CHF 5000.-
Further details and requirements can be found here: www.locarnofestival.ch/contest76
Submission enquiries: marketing@locarnofestival.ch

Entangled Forests

Let’s tackle the climate crisis in an artistic way! We are Climanosco, a small association that wants to make the knowledge and possible solutions about the climate crisis accessible to everyone by connecting art and science. This time we focus on climate change and “Entangled Forests”. The call closes by the end of September. Further details are in the PDF and on our website dear2050.org/call-for-art/.

Impressions of the last two exhibitions "Oceans on the rise" and "How humans respond" can be found at www.instagram.com/dear__2050.

Collide Residency Award

Arts at CERN launches a new call for Collide, its flagship residency programme, in partnership with the City of Barcelona. Artists from all around the world are invited to submit their proposals for a research-led residency. The laureate, an individual artist or artistic collective, will be invited to spend three months dedicated to artistic research and exploration between CERN and Barcelona.

Collide calls for artists inspired by the processes of fundamental science and interested in interacting with the scientific communities at CERN and Barcelona. We invite proposals that focus on the artist’s current practice and are open to working with physicists, engineers, IT experts and laboratory staff.

GZ-BASEL 2021 7-11 September 2021

Our 6th editions of GZ-BASEL will present an international conjunction of well selected contemporary art of the highest level with the theme "BEYOND". We have selected this title for being globally recognizable and actual. It is a theme with a wide interpretation and may involve terms like discovery, hope, meaning and creation.The show will be hosted by the well known Basel Art Center. Their beautiful exhibition hall on street level of 250 sqm divided in 11 white painted exhibition stands will be the most appropriate location for an excellent display of a large variety of media. We will select painting, photography, sculpture, installation-art, video and performance.This exhibition is a collaborated project between GaleriaZero / NL and Basel Art Center /CH

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Connect South Africa

Connect, an international programme is launched in collaboration with The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, as a platform to foster experimentation in the arts in connection with fundamental science. Over the next four years, a series of fully-funded artistic residency opportunities will be announced to take place at CERN, in Geneva, and in partner scientific organisations worldwide, in Chile, South Africa, Brazil and India.

Connect South Africa invites one Swiss artist and one artist from East, West or Southern Africa to spend together 3 weeks at CERN in Geneva, followed by 5 weeks in the array of astronomy observatories across South Africa, in connection with the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) and the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO).


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