STARTS Residencies

A still from "Drone Aviary" Credit: Superflux

S+T+ARTS in the City: winning artists

S+T+ARTS in the City is a S+T+ARTS residencies programme that invites the artists to address the challenges that European regions face today. The programme aims to produce artworks that combine art and technology in a creative and functional way, and that offer solutions to real-life problems in various sectors, such as green manufacturing, sustainable urban …

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S+T+ARTS in the City | Challenge nº11 | Immersive and Digital Narratives for Climate Change

+ Consortium Partner + Problem Statement Barcelona’s historically privileged geographical position is quickly turning into a challenging one: pollution, rising temperatures, and the threat of sea level rise, to name a few, are pressing problems, and to look away is no longer an option. How can digital artistic practices and narratives be part of the …

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S+T+ARTS in the City | Challenge nº9 | Understanding and Engineering Photosynthesis for a More Sustainable Future 

+ Consortium Partner + Problem Statement How does photosynthesis function at the molecular scale, and can we improve it? Unveiling the processes governing nanoscale energy transfer could advance sustainable agriculture, green energy, and carbon capture. We invite artists to support the scientific challenge of making plants even stronger allies in the fight of big cities …

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S+T+ARTS in the City | Challenge nº8 | Driving Agricultural Sustainability: Empowering Smallholder Farmers with Digital Transformation

+ Consortium Partner + Problem Statement How might we contribute to a more sustainable agriculture through digital transformation and a greater collaboration between smallholder farmers? + Keywords Agriculture, Sustainability, IoT Technology, AI, Efficiency, Collaboration, Farmers + Description Applicants are invited to collaborate with researchers of the Lusíada University (UL-VNF), localized in the municipality Vila Nova …

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S+T+ARTS in the City | Challenge nº7 | The Future of Computing

+ Consortium Partner + Problem Statement The growth of the bits -generated by our global information technology requires an increasing amount of energy for its processing and storage. In response artists and scientists are exploring the knowledge about organically stored information, looking into solutions that already exist in biology, ranging from molecules to cells, to …

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