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Image of ice from the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, Iceland, melting into the Atlantic Ocean after floating through Jökulsárlón. Image Credit: Claudia Schnugg

Earth Water Sky Residency

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Venice

Live
Call closes
on 7th January 2019, 5:00pm CET
Keywords: Ice, Memory, Environment, Climate Change, Antarctica, Bubbles, Glacier, Water, Desert, Mountain, Hot and Cold

Earth Water Sky is Science Gallery Venice’s 3-year residency programme for artists interested in the environment and the latest in cutting edge environmental knowledge. Every year there will be an open call for artists from any art form – digital arts, painting, sculpture, dance, performance, music, multimedia, video, film, photography, writing...

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DISPOSABLE

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Melbourne

Under Review
  • Melbourne
Keywords: consumerism, waste, Pollution, digestion, recycle, reuse, ecology, opportunity, sustainable
Call closed
on 14th November 2018, 11:00pm AEDT
Results by 21st December

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO 14 NOV.

The lid has been lifted on human wastefulness, but what next?  Following the lead of Australian cult-hero, the bin chicken, we delve into our garbage and find opportunities within our disposable culture.

While the global waste statistics are sobering, we are now seeing emergent ecologies that thrive on human wastefulness, drinking...

Image Credit: Justin Hofman

PLASTIC

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Dublin

Under Review
  • Dublin
Keywords: Plastic, Material Science, Bioplastics, Biopolymers, Microplastics, Recycling, Biodegradation, Innovation, Design solutions, Policy solutions, Industry reform
Call closed
on 9th November 2018, 3:00pm GMT
Results by 5th December

It is essential but polluting. It saves lives, yet it chokes our oceans. It’s cheap to create but expensive to dispose of. It can last forever, but is often used only once. PLASTIC has changed our daily lives and our environment more than any other material. We can’t live without it. But living with it might not be an option for much longer.

Plastic is not just...

DEPTH

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Detroit

Closed
  • Detroit
Keywords: Life, Pollution, Hydrology, Environment, Power
Call closed
on 5th October 2018, 11:00pm EDT
Results by 1st December

DESCRIPTION 

Science Gallery Lab Detroit seeks interactive, participatory works for DEPTH, a free exhibition that explores the power and complexities of water and its many roles in the physical and social world.

Water is life. Its presence affects all living things. From creation stories about life on Earth, to the looming devastating effects of pollution and...

ANXIETY

  • SCIENCE GALLERY London

Under Review
  • London
Keywords: Anxiety, mental health, worry, resilience, Neuroscience, Genetics
Call closed
on 26th August 2018, 11:45pm IST
Results by 31st October

In 2019 Science Gallery London will explore notions of anxiety in contemporary society - what causes anxiety, and how does it affect us?

Anxiety is characterised as experiencing fear of an anticipated or non-tangible threat. It can manifest as a feeling of unease, which can be accompanied by physical discomfort such as muscular tension, restlessness, or dizziness. Feeling anxious can be...

Image credit: World Economic Forum

INTIMACY

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Dublin

Closed
  • Dublin
Keywords: Embodiment, Disruption, Trust, Loneliness, Empathy, Neuroscience, Community, Intimacy
Call closed
on 15th May 2018, 5:00pm IST
Results by 11th July

OPEN CALL: Science Gallery Dublin is seeking proposals for up to twenty works for INTIMACY, a free exhibition that asks what human connection is made of. We are looking for works that explore the themes on intimacy in surprising and unusual ways. Deadline for applications is 16th May, 17:00 Dublin time. Provisional exhibition dates are October 2018 to February 2019.

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