The ART4MED project aims to foster art practices from the perspective of hands-on medical humanities, which help to understand medical practices and research in a changing societal environment.
Project led by Makery in collaboration with Waag Society, Labae, Bioart Society and Kersnikova Institute / Kapelica Gallery I art4med.eu
The call addresses projects in the field of (self)experimentation and collaborative projects. Potential topics include but are not limited to the following: decolonizing technologies; biopolitics and necropolitics; human and non-human alliances; DIY/DIWO/DIT biotechnology, biochemistry, biomedicine; open culture based self-experimentation; open hardware, open wetware, experimental pharmacology; remote surgery; laboratories on chips; tissue engineering; assistive robotics; radical open health and life sciences.
To promote interdisciplinary transnational cooperation between artists and the health sector.
To encourage cross-fertilization and sharing of knowledge, skills and practices.
To produce open and transferable resources.
To raise audience interest and awareness of the role of artists in opening disruptive paths.
Stresses the need for inclusion of marginalized groups into healthcare and issues of global migration.
Who is it for?
Artists, researchers, developers, hackers and members of collectives at an international level.
Duration of stay
15 days to 2 months.
12.000€ for the realization of the project, including artist fees and art exhibition.
Source of funding
Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme.