WHO: call for artists and social scientists to develop joint research projects with 7 organisations located in Spain. Both the artists/creators and social researchers can come from any discipline: visual arts, performing arts, literature, music, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, etc.
WHAT: Improbable Connections is a community of collaborative and co-creative research initiatives aimed at innovation and social responsibility. It is based on the paradigms of open innovation and the principles of interrelated fields, disciplines and individuals. It fosters an environment that is able to promote transformation from the hybridisation of differences. Slow, deeper and more radical innovation backed by joint research and experimentation, as well as by values and people. The international call is open for artists and social scientists to collaborate with the following seven organisations located in the Basque Country (Spain) as part of the 2012 edition of Improbable Connections: Artepan (artisanal bakery and pastry maker), EDE Fundazioa (social intervention), Eraikune (construction cluster in Euskadi), Grupo Uvesco (supermarkets), Oiz egin (rural development platform), Orbea (design and manufacture of bicycles) and Silam (Products and solutions based on silicone elastomer).
WHEN: September 2012 - May 2013 (part time). Deadline for 2012 is 25 June 2012.
PAYMENTS: E12,000 (including travel and accommodation).
Deadline: ongoing ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Conexiones improbables
[ Added on 7 February 2011 ]
- Pays fee/prize/award
- No charges
- Experience required:
- Students eligible:
- Spain - Various