The call closes on 15 March

Are you an artist and/or designer working with decentralised technologies, cryptocurrencies and/or NFTs?

ARTeCHÓ – Art, Economy & Technology– is launching an european call for participants to select 15 artists and designers to join a 7-month Fellowship Programme consisting of a blended approach with online meetings, training, mentorship, inspirational sessions, and a 2-week physical residency.

During the programme, selected fellows work on their proposed projects and present them to the public at the end of the trajectory. The Fellowship Programme focuses on digital productions but does not exclude other forms.

The selected fellows will receive a grant of €10.000.


Inspirational sessions
April – October | online + on-site during kick-off meeting and sprint residency.
7 gatherings with presentations and discussions from/with invited speakers. Topics we will explore: promises and pitfalls of NFTs and cryptocurrencies, decentralisation and society, arts and design’s contribution to decentralised technologies, DAOs (decentralised autonomous organisations), crypto arts and ecology and the social implications of the blockchain.

Mentoring sessions
April – October | online + on-site during kick-off meeting and sprint residency.
Mentoring session with experiences artists/curators from the field, will give you the chance to reflect on the inspirational sessions and discuss your project idea. In groups of five, fellows are followed and mentored throughout the program.

Kick-off meeting in Milan MEET Digital Culture Center (Italy) | 17 – 19 May 2023
A 3-day on-site program with talks, workshops and experiences. This will be the first occasion during the fellowship to meet each other in person. The mentors will also join the program.

Sprint-residency in Zaragoza ETOPIA Center for Art and Technology (Spain) | 2-16 November, 2023
To produce your project for presentation at Zaragoza at the end of this sprint residency. You can use the facilities of ETOPIA. There will be practical working sessions in the new media lab, encouraging collaborative projects for the media facade and the virtual gallery of ETOPIA.

How to know more?

Learn how to participate here.
Find detailed information here: Call-ARTecHO_mod.pdf