Artlabo // Post-Anthropocene Europe


Who is behind this?

Charlotte Rautureau



Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

Artlabo is an interdisciplinary lab exploring new ways of thinking the actual environmental challenges and aiming at stimulating a civic debate on a post-Anthropocene Europe.

Where will your idea take place?

Nantes - FR, Gijon - ESP, Ljubjiana - SVN

Why does Europe need your idea?

The challenges European society (and beyond) faces need fresh air. The approach proposed by Artlabo can bring it. Besides, these challenges might be tricky to understand and overcome for citizens. The mix of the artistic, scientific, digital point of views may ease their reappropriation. At least they will create a necessary debate on today and tomorrow's challenges. On a political perspective, the works develop in Artlabo project may be illuminating and help defining the forthcoming policies.

What is your impact?

We expect Artlabo to be a catalyst of a post-anthropocene Europe by....
.... changing the perpectives on the current societal challenges thanks to the cross-disciplinary approach fostered by the project,
.... stimulating a civic debate
.... and improving the understanding of this complex issue by European citizens

Besides, the project will give the opportunity to...
.... create communities of interests coming from different backgrounds,
.... and favor the reappropriation of artistic and scientific approaches,

How do you get there?

The project will be organized around 2 phases:
- phase 1 / cross-displinary research : from Nov.15 to May .16, 3 duo of artist and scientist will work together in different European labs representing the movements involved (PiNG / digital culture + social innovation, Laboral / art, Kapelica / art + science).
- phase 2 / mediation through demonstration: partners will participate in an event dedicated to Anthropocene at le Grand T in Nantes in June 2016 to value the work developed during phase 1 and to create a civic debate on the Anthropocene issue and the new social model we could build in the post-Anthropocene Europe. To do so, they will set up a workshop program mixing experiments, hands-on activities, exhibition and discussions directed to a general audience.

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What makes your idea stand apart?


€ 50000,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 85000,-

Total budget

Major expenses


What do you need from the Advocate Europe community?

Feel free to comment the project so we can improve it or let us if somehow you want to join it!


Idea created on April 10, 2015
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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