MediaFutures Open Call for Arts and Technology Programmes


MediaFutures is a three-year European innovation project (supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme) which aims at contributing to high quality media activities.

MediaFutures establishes a data-driven innovation hub to offer grant funding and support for startups and artists through three Open Calls. These are looking for pilots, artworks and experiences that use data to encourage citizens to engage more meaningfully with high quality journalism, science education and digital citizenship.

Two of the calls are for artists:

Artists for Media: For artists with an innovative artwork concept and production process that critically and materially explore data and technology to question and comment on its impact on individuals and society. Artists participate in a six-month residency programme.

Startup Meets Artist: For teams of startups and artists to collaboratively develop new concepts of data technology and the arts. They take part in a six-month mixed residency and accelerator programme.

The programmes have multiple phases with different support packages, but artist grants range from 5000 EUR to 30,000 EUR.

Deadline: 28 January 2021

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