SOTAN Open Calls
posted by Genietta Varsi on 10 May 2022

Bioart Society is pleased to share three new opportunities by partners from the State Of The Art Network (SOTAN) that are open for artists and scholars:


Deadline for all calls May 16th, 2022


Open call #1: THE REWILDING AND EARTH MAKING TOUR at the Faroe Islands

An eight-day tour and festival with excursions, hikes, conversations, and workshops. 

Location: Koltur, Tórshavn and Syðrugøta

Date: July 11th-18th, 2022

Application: Send an email outlining your motivation, your practice, and other relevant information to

The organizers will cover costs for international and local travels, accommodation, food, materials, and the G! festival weekend passes.

Find more information about the programme, how to apply, and opportunities for remote participation here


Open call #2: Turfiction, in collaboration with the Research Project Turfiction, University of Iceland

A week-long workshop including fieldwork in Iceland, approaching architecture and design for a multispecies future. 

Location: Reykjavik and field sites in the North of Iceland 

Date: July 10th-16th, 2022

Application: Send a letter via email sharing your motivation, including your practices and methodologies to

The organizers will cover international and local travels, accommodation, dinners, and a honorarium.

Find more information about the programme, and how to apply here and get additional info via


Open call #3: More-than-Human Ecologies symposium, organized by RIXC Centre for New Media Culture in Latvia 

Transdisciplinary symposium with workshops and discussions.

Location: RIXC Fields Residency and Irbene Radiotelescope

Date: June 10th-13th, 2022.

Application: Send a short motivation letter via email expressing your motivation to participate to, introducing your background, as well as a proposal for your contribution to the evening program (e.g. presentation at “SOTAN Show and Tell sessions”). Please include a link to your portfolio or website.

The selected participants will be provided with accommodation, travel, and food/subsistence. Online participants will be provided with the workshop materials upon request. 

Find more information about the programme, how to apply, and opportunities for remote participation at the RIXC webpage.