The JRC is a scientific institution with a long track record in nuclear, physical and engineering sciences. It has evolved with the changing times, and its changing tasks reflect the evolving competences of the European Commission and the European Union. Bringing art into a research institute such as this is indeed a delicate operation. For this, we can declare ourselves to be dilettantes. Being a dilettante opens up the advantage of not knowing and thus, a renewed capacity to experiment. But to ensure the quality of our work and the project, we rely on professionals with whom we have an open dialogue.
For the Resonances IV edition, we put together an astounding team composed of art|science experts, JRC researchers with a particular interest in the theme, and the SciArt Team. Together, these made up the ‘Curatorial Committee’ that worked hard on the selection of artists, developed the Resonances IV Summer School programme. This same Committee will, after the Summer School, examine any proposal coming out of the week.
The Committee consists of: