The beginning of the 21st century is characterized by an overwhelming awareness of scientific and technological issues. The
field of art that interacts with the practices of science and its technologies is commonly referred to as Art&Science. During
the past decades, the hybrid field of art & research has become more or less established, with iconic works, established
institutions and documented histories. The interrelation between music, art, natural and computer sciences can be seen in new
media art, biotechnological or telecommunication art and other contemporary artistic practices that have an experimental
An international conference “Art & Science – Hybrid Art and Interdisciplinary Research” and related exhibition takes place in
2014, organized by the Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts (GSCSA) and the Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA). The
main goal is to nurture synergetic cooperation of art and science and to present a multiplicity of practices in different
research fields by doctoral students, internationally renowned researchers and practitioners, and the emerging ideas regarding
convergence and confluence of different disciplines.
The organisers are thus delighted to announce a public call for inter- or transdisciplinary works, topics and research to
enrich the cultural landscape, as well as to highlight thought-provoking questions.
The exhibition takes place from 30th of May to 24th of August 2014 in Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design (ETDM,
The proposal is a comprehensive artistic concept for a work to be presented at the exhibition.
The proposal must include a visual and/or audiovisual part with a written explanation, draft budget and author(s) short
biography, which are presented digitally.
A professional jury will evaluate the submitted proposals and select 10 Estonian and 5 foreign projects to be presented at the
exhibition in ETDM. All authors of the selected projects will be informed by the end of May 2013.
All doctoral level students and members of research groups of different research fields
To present your (art)work, research and fresh ideas and to provoke discussion on specific issues
relevant to Art&Science. Read more about submission conditions (download .pdf file).
The submission period has ended. PLEASE NOTE! The authors of the selected projects will be informed personally after May 20, 2013.
Contact: Piibe Piirma
or Heili Sõrmus