S+T+ARTS – Repairing the Present Artist Residencies
1 June 2021 — 30 November 2022
CYENS Centre of Excellence and its industry partner PwC Cyprus host an artist residency focusing on developing innovative approaches and solutions for dealing with the tourism industry’s footprint while promoting sustainable tourism practices. These residency is part of the European initiative regional S+T+ARTS centers – Repairing the Present.
S + T + ARTS - Repairing the Present is an initiative of the European Union that aims to encourage creative thinking through the generation of spaces for dialogue between science, art and technology. From June 2021 to December 2022, 12 S+T+ARTS centers located in 11 European countries will jointly explore the possibility of “repairing the present, addressing the unintended consequences of steadfast technological development contributing to the European continent’s present social, economic, and environmental challenges.
Through interdisciplinary research and applications, the STARTS Regional Centers focus on a resource, urban, ICT & art-driven transformation as the path towards reconfiguring the current social, cultural and economic landscape.
CYENS Centre of Excellence (Cyprus) is part of the S + T + ARTS - Repairing the Present network of partners, along with 11 other esteemed organizations; Snowball (Belgium), MAXXI Museum (Italy), Art Hub Copenhagen (Denmark), STATE Festival (Germany), Onassis Foundation (Greece), In4Art (Netherlands), MEET (Italy), Ars Electronica (Austria), Sony - CSL (France), Kersnikova (Slovenia) and CCCB (Spain). Together, the consortium has developed a program that includes 21 artistic research residencies, more than 40 educational proposals and a series of samples and exhibitions to showcase the final projects.
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