The Science Awareness is a program of the MM Gerdau – Museum of Mines and Metal that aims to propagate and popularize Science.

People selected in the call for artists will take part in an artistic residency to access and learn about the MM Gerdau – Museum of Mines and Metal collection, in addition to creative meetings. The residency will take place in virtual and hybrid format. The hybrid meetings intend to showcase the collection. For three months, expository classes, chats, orientations, dialogues, and conversations will be held for the development of the creative process. Simultaneously, artists, scientists, researchers, and creatives will produce works for an authorial exhibition, which will be housed in the museum’s virtual and in-person space. When applying, the participant must opt to create in the virtual space or in the physical space.

Eligibility: The call is open to participants worldwide who speak/read/write Portuguese, as all meetings will take place in Brazilian Portuguese. To participate in the selection process, applicants must have a minimum experience of 5 years in creative experiences related to arts, sciences, and technologies, basic knowledge of the internet and its uses, and availability for the research necessary to create their proposal.

What you get: The total amount distributed for the residency will be R$ 88,500.00 (eighty-eight thousand and five hundred reais), approximately £12,700.


Deadline: 21/07/2021 12:00 am (Timezone: Etc/GMT+12)

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