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Call closes 2018-08-26 23:45:00
on 26th August 2018, 11:45pm IST
Keywords: Anxiety, mental health, worry, resilience, Neuroscience, Genetics

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,...

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Image credit: World Economic Forum



Under Review
  • Dublin
Keywords: Embodiment, Disruption, Trust, Loneliness, Empathy, Neuroscience, Community, Intimacy
Call closed 2018-05-15 17:00:00
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.


XENON1T, one of the world's most sensitive dark matter detectors. Gran Sasso Laboratory, Italy. Copyright: Enrico Sacchetti. This photo cannot be used without prior permission of the photographer.

95% of the universe is missing


Under Review
  • London
Keywords: Dark Matter, Theoretical physics, Cosmology, Unknown, Invisible, Intangible, Philosophy, Knowledge, Universe, Galaxy, Matter
Call closed 2018-05-13 23:30:00
on 13th May 2018, 11:30pm IST
Results by 31st August


"In a spiral galaxy, the ratio of dark-to-light matter is about a factor of 10. That’s probably a good number for the ratio of our ignorance-to-knowledge. We’re out of kindergarten, but only in about third grade."

                                                    -- Vera Rubin, cosmologist (1928 - 2016)...

Left image: Tufa Towers at Mono Lake, CA by Eric Wienke, used under Creative Commons license: Right image: Enceladus courtesy NASA/JPL



Under Review
  • Dublin
Keywords: Space, Ocean, Exploration, Biology, Extremophiles, Frontiers, Inhospitable, Adventure, Life, Edges
Call closed 2018-01-17 17:00:00
on 17th January 2018, 5:00pm GMT
Results by 30th March

[Please note: some applicants may have experienced problems with our online subission system, therefore we have extended the deadline by 24 hours - please submit entries by 5pm Irish time on January 17th]

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How do organisms survive in the deep sea, in outer space and inside volcanoes? Why do inhospitable settings spark our...



Under Review
  • Melbourne
Keywords: symmetry, symbiosis, balance, replication, modification, precision, repetition, beauty, utopia, systems, numbers, fantasy, psychology
Call closed 2018-01-02 14:00:00
on 3rd January 2018, 1:00am AEDT
Results by 12th March

Science Gallery Melbourne is seeking proposals for up to 20 works for PERFECTION, an exhibition and public program aimed at young adults, that asks artists, designers and scientists - what does it mean to be perfect?


Science Gallery Melbourne is dedicated to the collision of art and science. The Gallery seeks proposals from artists of all disciplines, working...



  • Detroit
Keywords: Hope, Success, Muscle, Money, Politics, Pride, Community, Craft, Transactions, Deception
Call closed 2017-12-15 22:00:00
on 15th December 2017, 5:00pm EST
Results by 12th March

Science Gallery Lab Detroit is seeking proposals for up to 20 works for HUSTLE, a free exhibition that explores what it means to work hard or get worked over. Deadline for applications is December 15th, 2017, 5pm EST. Provisional exhibition dates are early June 2018 - late August 2018.

About the Exhibition:

The spirit of the hustle has become...

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