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STUDIOTOPIA is a creative journey that aims to increase collaborations between art & science and to raise awareness and foster creative and critical reflections about environmental challenges that our society is currently facing.

In the course of almost two years, STUDIOTOPIA will offer 13 artists and 13 scientists a unique opportunity to collaborate for a duration of seventeen months. Our residency programme aims to encourage scientists to exchange ideas, knowledge and methodologies with international visual artists while visiting their studios. Results, developed concepts, research material or artworks generated during STUDIOTOPIA residencies will be exhibited in partnering venues across Europe. The residency aims to create opportunities for artists and scientists to share their expertise with wide international audiences, curators, art specialists and researchers.

More information about participating artists, residencies, pop-up labs … can be found on www.studiotopia.eu

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STUDIOTOPIA is an initiative that consists of eight European cultural institutions: Center for Fine Arts (BOZAR) and GLUON in Brussels, Ars Electronica in Linz, Cluj Cultural Centre in Cluj, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art in Gdansk, Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Laboral in Gijon. 

STUDIOTOPIA is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. 


  • Els Dietvorst, winner of BelgianArtPrize 2021

    "Els Dietvorst is a committed artist, concerned with social issues, which she addresses by seeking to reveal the connections between people, situations and environments. Her work is rooted in observing, listening and caring". It is in these terms that the Jury presented its winner, at the end of a process that originally brought together 238 artists. Organised since 1950, the BelgianArtPrize underlines the artistic relevance, innovative vision, diversified artistic practice and distinct visual language of the winning artist. Els Dietvorst's work, which includes sculptures and installations, drawings, writings and visual installations, is an illustration of this. Outside the institutional and commercial artistic circuits, she finds the coherence necessary for the full development of her project. Els Dietvorst analyses the human condition and through her creations she addresses themes such as life and death, fear, alienation and desire, and the "stranger". The winner of the BelgianArtPrize is invited to create an art project presenting new work at an exhibition to be held at BOZAR in the autumn of 2021.

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  • All events cancelled until 31.12

    Following the measures taken by the authorities to contain the spread of the coronavirus, we regret to announce that the Centre for Fine Arts is closing its doors until 31 December inclusive. All events and exhibitions during this period are cancelled. 

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  • CASSE-CROUTE is back!

    Despite the closure of our restaurant, you can continue to enjoy the talents of our chef, thanks to the return of our ‘Casse-croûte’ formula, which allows you to order and take away the dishes he has specially prepared. So just tuck in! You can check the menu here. To order, email karen.torosyan@bozarrestaurant.be, or call 02/274 15 64 or 0496 700 527. You can pick up your order at the Boutique du restaurant, 3 Rue Baron Horta, by appointment only, and pay by Bancontact or Payconiq. Bon appétit!

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