Artists in Residence Program UPV ai2

We invite anyone interested in interdisciplinary research and the field of art to submit a project related to the objectives and research lines of the Laboratory of Synthetic Biology and Biosystems Control UPV. Synthetic biology currently offers many expectations in the food, construction and fashion sectors, while at the same time generating numerous controversies. We invite you to participate in this call, contributing from diverse identities, how to explain the transformations, applications and implications that synthetic biology introduces in different areas of society? Is it possible to include an intersectional point of view in scientific-technical practices to avoid biases?

If you want to carry out an artistic project within the framework of the Laboratory of Synthetic Biology and Biosystems Control, with the collaboration of the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Cultural Action Area of the UPV, and the Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània (CCCC), download and read both documents carefully to prepare your application.

Amount of the residency

  • An amount of 3.000 € for the artist
  • Up to 8.500 € for production costs
  • Up to 2.500 € for travel, accommodation and maintenance.

Documents requested

  • A short video (up to 1 min) of personal testimony in which the artist explains why he/she is applying for the residency
  • Description of the artistic work that will be researched and created as part of the residency
  • Brief description of the artist’s expectations regarding the collaboration with the scientists and the necessary resources
  • Project production plan for the artistic research, timeline and cost estimates
  • CV and portfolio showing the selected work of the artist
  • Completed and signed application form, available at:

If you have any questions about the procedure please write to

Organized by the Vice-rectorate for Art, Science, Technology and Society (UPV) and the Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània (CCCC) with the collaboration of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology – Ministry of Science and Innovation and the Ministry of Universities.

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