[spectre] JURIES Announced for Roots & Seeds XXI

Annick2 anikburo at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 10:20:31 CET 2021

Dear Spectrites,

The countdown is ticking for the *Open Calls for the Roots & 
Seeds XXI project*.

*Deadline*for the support to the creation of two artworks 
and for the research residency is *February 15th*.

*Full guidelines and application forms: 

In the meantime, we are delighted to announce our 
*international Juries*.

*> JURY for the Research Residency *that will take place at 
the Malina House in Paris (April 2022) with the assistance 
of Annick Bureaud, Director of Leonardo/Olats:

- Roger Malina, Astronomer, Executive Editor of the Leonardo 
publications at MIT Press, President of Leonardo/Olats (France)

- Ramuntcho Matta, Artist, Founder and Director of Lizières 
Cultural and Resource center (France)

- Victoria Vesna, Artist (USA)

- Claudia Schnugg, Curator and Researcher in Art-Science 

- Oriane Hidalgo, Botanist, Botanical Institute of Barcelona 

- Annick Bureaud, Art Critic, Curator and Director of 
Leonardo/Olats (France)

- Tatiana Kourochkina, Director of Quo Artis Foundation (Spain)

The two-week "MM Residencies" offer time and a space for 
reflection, meetings and exchanges without any production 
obligations. The selected participant will receive a grant 
of 1.400€, and travel costs will additionally be covered.


*> JURY for the support to the creation of **two artworks***

- Valentino Catricalà, curator at SODA Gallery Manchester 
and lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University (IT/UK)

- Lucio Montecchio, Researcher and Professor of Forest 
Pathology at the University of Padova and member of the 
Board of the Botanical Garden of Padova (IT)

-Aliya Sakhariyeva, Art historian, Director of the Art & 
Science Center and Master Degree Program, ITMO University 

-Vid Simoniti, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of 
Liverpool, Director of MA in Art, Aesthetics and Cultural 
Institutions (SI/UK)

- Nicola Triscott, Curator, co-founder of Arts Catalyst and 
the director of FACT  Liverpool (UK)

The Jury will select 2 projects that will be awarded:

- Artwork Production up to 12.500€ (artist fee included)

- Artwork Production up to 5.500€ (artist fee included)

This Open Call will support two artwork productions for art 
& science projects that address the biodiversity crisis 
(focused on the botanical world), and do so in direct 
collaboration with scientific professionals and/or institutions.

Projects must be completed in a maximum period of 12 months, 
starting in May 2021, and the resulting works will be 
exhibited at Ars Electronica Festival (September 2022). 
Successful applicants will also benefit from other “Roots & 
Seeds XXI” international events.

The Production amounts exclude VAT which will also be paid 
by the award.

- R&S Partners



@unibarcelona in collab with @ibb_botanic


With the support of Creative Europe Programme of the 
European Union


We are very much looking forward to reading your proposals!

All the Best

Annick Bureaud

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