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The Smell of the Human: Bio-reactors for the skin
ART4MED | European programmes

The Smell of the Human: Bio-reactors for the skin

Helena Nikonole is a new media artist, independent curator and educator and Lucy Ojomoko is a molecular biologist and artist. For the Art4Med programme at Kersnikova Institute in Slovenia they  propose together to create genetically modified bacteria of human skin microbiome that affect the sense of smell transmitted by the human body, a radical approach…

Feral labs Network: New Proximity, Non-Formal Learning at the Heart of Self-Reliant Communities
European programmes | FERAL LABS

Feral labs Network: New Proximity, Non-Formal Learning at the Heart of Self-Reliant Communities

On the occasion of the end of a cycle of the Feral Labs Network – a Creative Europe cooperation programme co-funded by the European Union (2019-2021) – and the release of the associated publication “Feral Labs Node Book #1: Rewilding Culture”, Stefanie Wuschitz from Mz* Baltazar’s Laboratory proposes an essay on non-formal learning and self-reliant…

NØ SCHOOL NEVERS, Covid edition: “meeting and exchanging in real space”
European programmes | FERAL LABS

NØ SCHOOL NEVERS, Covid edition: “meeting and exchanging in real space”

Initiated two years ago by artists Benjamin Gaulon and Dasha Ilina, Nø School is a conceptually alternative anti-school spanning two weeks of talks, workshops and practical activities in Nevers, France. Located in France’s Burgundy region, which has been suffering from depopulation over the past years, this international summer school is also a symbol of decentralization,…

Feral Labs: Resilient Micro-systems and Experimental Territories
European programmes | FERAL LABS

Feral Labs: Resilient Micro-systems and Experimental Territories

On the occasion of the end of a cycle of the Feral Labs Network – a Creative Europe cooperation programme co-funded by the European Union (2019-2021) – and the release of the associated publication “Feral Labs Node Book #1: Rewilding Culture”, Xavier Fourt of the Bureau d’études collective proposes a speculative essay on “Resilient micro-systems…

ART4MED: a 2 years program where “Art Meets Health and Biomedical Research”
ART4MED | European programmes

ART4MED: a 2 years program where “Art Meets Health and Biomedical Research”

Medical equipment has played a key role in many scientific revolutions that have extended our means of observation beyond the five human senses. Nevertheless, the current supply chain limits access, creativity and customization. Citizen science, hacker/maker movements, DIY culture activists and investigative artists have addressed this problem by sharing open designs of small scientific instruments…

Makers’ mobility and non-formal education: interview with Tina Dolinšek
European programmes | MAKERXCHANGE

Makers’ mobility and non-formal education: interview with Tina Dolinšek

As part of MakersXchange (MAX) efforts to define the state of the art of mobility programs for makers, Makery and UPTEC Porto are conducting a series of in-depth user interviews with makers to understand user needs for embedding makers in MAX’s Pilot project mobility scheme. First interview with Tina Dolinšek, project coordinator at Projekt Atol…

Makers’ mobility in time of Covid: interview with Deborah Hustić, from Radiona makerspace in Zagreb
European programmes | MAKERXCHANGE

Makers’ mobility in time of Covid: interview with Deborah Hustić, from Radiona makerspace in Zagreb

As part of MakersXchange (MAX) efforts to define the state of the art of mobility programs for makers, Makery and UPTEC Porto are conducting a series of in-depth user interviews with makers to understand better their needs and embed them in the future Pilot program. New interview with Deborah Hustić, creative director, project manager, curator…

Thierry M’Baye on makers’ mobility: “There is often a problem of equity in European projects”
European programmes | MAKERXCHANGE

Thierry M’Baye on makers’ mobility: “There is often a problem of equity in European projects”

For MakersXchange (MAX), a study on the mobility of makers, Makery and UPTEC Porto are conducting a series of in-depth interviews to better understand the needs of makers for a future MAX pilot program. Here we meet Thierry M’Baye, founder of m.e.u.h/Lab, musician, artist and community facilitator for makers and social entrepreneurs in Roubaix, France…