EME >> was awarded the Conexao Artes Visuais prize in 2010 with the aim to support 4 artist residencies around the guanabara bay region of Rio de Janeiro, with work that focused on the environment, in particular the atlantic biosphere in the region
The mobile platform, proposed as a place where art, science and technology to meet, allows artists to carry out their research and create in the context of the natural and urban environment.
Residents are able to reach a wide public through site-specific interventions and workshops, allowing for a variety of instances of participation with artists and their processes.
The 2010 edition involved 31 professionals and reached around 600 members of the public directly, over 7000 indirectly with 16 public interventions and workshops.
The resident artists between August and November 2010 were:
Active Ingredient (UK)
Video documentation: http://vimeo.com/22434552