Artists and designers interested in the life sciences are invited to propose new projects for funding. The BIO ART & DESIGN AWARD (previously called the DA4GA) grants three awards, each of them is €25.000, to fully realize a new work of art or design that pushes the boundaries of research application and creative expression. Winning proposals are developed in collaboration with a Dutch research institution over several months then exhibited to the public in MU Art Space in Eindhoven at the end of the year.
To be eligible for the award you must have graduated no longer than five years ago from a design or art program at either the Masters or Bachelors level. Applicants are encouraged to relate their proposals to recent advances in the life sciences, including (but not limited to) those within specialties such as biomedicine, synthetic biology and ecology. Please be sure to read all information about the call, deadlines, regulations and requirements before submitting an application on the website.The BIO ART & DESIGN AWARD highlights and explores exciting new intersections among design, artistic practice and the life sciences. The award is a product of collaboration between ZonMW, NWO, TU/e, the Waag Society, BioArt Laboratories and MU. The call procedure will be carried out by ZonMW.
The deadline for applications is 2 February 2015.