Science Art Anthropocene Residency

Studiotopia is a project, co-funded by the EU that addresses sustainable development across Europe through the converging views of art and science, increasing collaborations between cultural and research institutions, academia, innovation centers, creatives and European citizens.

Studiotopia I

* Possible delays are caused by the current global COVID-19 crisis. This might result in some activities taking virtual forms.


Studiotopia will offer 13 artists and 13 scientists a unique opportunity to collaborate together for a duration of seventeen months. The residency programme encourages scientists to exchange ideas, knowledge and methodologies with International visual artists while visiting their studios.


To create opportunities for artists and scientists to share their expertise with wide international audiences, curators, art specialists and researchers and formulate a clearer understanding of how artists and scientists can work together, and how such interactions can contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


Artist and scientist collaborations.

Who is it for?

Individual creatives, citizens, organizations, cultural and research institutions, academia and innovation centres from Creative Europe Countries.


Partnering venues across Europe:

Center for Fine Arts (BOZAR) and GLUON in Brussels, Belgium
Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria
Cluj Cultural Centre in Cluj, Romania
Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art in Gdansk, Poland
Onassis Stegi in Athens, Greece
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Laboral in Gijon, Spain

Duration of stay

17 months

Financing amounts

Selected scientific collaborators receive a 1000€ fee.

Travel and subsistence costs are provided to attend the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria.

Travel and subsistence costs within Europe are provided by supporting cultural partners to meet with collaborative partners up to six times.

Support with research and production-related costs
Support in disseminating scientific concepts, working models and methodologies across Europe.

Source of funding

Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

Type of activity


Type of sector

Arts, Science