Science and Art

The Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência is one of a number of international organisations making way in the emerging field of science and art.


Science and Art projects


ALAgrApHY, artistic name of Alaa Abi-Haidar, has done an artistic residence at the IGC in 2019. His work focused on an artistic visualization of data generated by IGC scientists, using artificial intelligence.


Visual artist Simon Bill

Simon Bill, a contemporary English visual artist, was an artist in residence at the Institute Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC).

Soprano e compositora Camille van Lunen

Soprano and Composer Camille van Lunen

Camille van Lunen, a French-Dutch music composer and soprano, was an artist in residence at the Institute Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC).

morfogénese musical

Musical Morphogenesis

Available in Portuguese only



The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation carried out a cross-cultural inter-disciplinary project inspired by International Year of Biodiversity 2010, with a view to forming a trans-national network, involving scientific research, arts and crafts.

Desenho E Arte

Drawings: Between art and science

During 3 weeks in May 2009, Marta de Menezes and Lucy Lyons were at the IGC with their drawing material, deepening their understanding of the scientific research and drawing different experiences in the laboratories.

Updated on 09 january 2020

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