The second edition of the Designers & Artists 4 Genomics Award (DA4GA) is accepting submissions until 12 September, 2011! If you're an artist, find out how to participate in this amazing mash-up of art and science.

Call for entries: Designers & Artists 4 Genomics Award 2011...
Last year, sessions for the Designers & Artists 4 Genomics Award (DA4GA) took place at PICNIC Festival, and the impressive results are now on display at Naturalis in Leiden until 8 January 2012.
Thanks to the success of last year's edition, DA4GA is back for another round, and will be accepting entries until 12 September 2011.

Always wanted to be at the forefront of riveting art that is trans-disciplinary and pushes the boundaries of technological and artistic possibilities? Then submit your application for the Designers and Artists 4 Genomics Award to compete for € 25,000 in funding to complete you project!

The Designers & Artists 4 Genomics Award highlights and explores the exciting and novel possibilities between design, artistic practice and life sciences. Conceived by the Netherlands Genomics Initiative, the Centre for Society and Genomics, and Waag Society, the Designers & Artists 4 Genomics Award aims to stimulate emerging designers and artists to delve into the world of bio-art, and produce new work in close collaboration with the Netherlands most prestigious Genomics Centres, for example in the fields of sustainability, food, health, bio-informatics, agriculture, and safety.

Graduated five years ago or less? Fascinated by the breakthroughs of Life Sciences, and with a knack for applied arts and/or design? Then we want you to send in your CV, portfolio, and idea for a project that combines artistic merit with the vast developments in genomics research.

Interested? Download the application form and conditions and learn more about the competition at

Send applications before 12 September 2011, 18.00 to:

Please pay attention to the entry information and guidelines!