Open call for the 2020 edition of Collide residency award
Collide invites entries from artists of any nationality interested in interacting with fundamental research and the extraordinary CERN community. The programme is targeted at artists with a distinct interest in a transdisciplinary approach, a strong motivation for scientific thinking and advance research.
Collide no longer accepts applications. The results will be announced by the end of January 2021.
Collide is an annual competition that invites artists over 18 years old and of any nationality to apply with a proposal for a research-led residency in both locations: at CERN, Geneva, and at various laboratories and research centres in Barcelona, while hosted at Hangar Centre for Art Research and Production. The focuses of the residencies is to invite artists into the Laboratory to think, discuss, be informed and inspired, and comprehend the challenges of fundamental research and the big questions that inform physics today.
Targeted at artists across all creative disciplines and all nationalities, Collide includes 15,000 Swiss Francs as a research and artistic production award; personal allowance, travel costs and accommodation within a fixed budget for the three months of the residency at CERN and in Barcelona; and curatorial and scientific support to develop the residency and production project.
Collide is part of the collaboration framework of CERN and the Institut de Cultura de Barcelona and Barcelona City Council (2018-2021).