What is Artistic Research?

Artistic Research (AR) can be employed as an “umbrella concept” that captures “a landscape of various approaches to knowledge production in performing arts” (Arlander in Barton 2018: 28). Practice as Research (PaR) Practice as Research (PaR) is a subspecies of Artistic Research resting on the triangulation of know how (practical exploration), know that (theoretical knowledge […]

Open call for 3D animation artists (EN)

We are looking for early-career 3D modeling and animation artists under the age of 30 to join the project team of Tele-Encounters: Beyond the Human, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. The project explores the integration of telepresence, robots, and A.I. into art and the impact of technology on transnational family […]

Kick-off meeting (online)

Kick-off meeting (online) Activity description Photo Gallery Video Gallery Activity description On the 28th of October 2020, Teatrul “George Ciprian” hosted the management kick-off meeting of the “Tele-Encounters: Beyond the Human” project. Our international team met online and discussed all the administrative and financial aspects and made plans for the artistic activities ahead. Too bad […]


tele encounters blog first tele ecounters

“Tele-Encounters: Beyond the Human” builds on the research conducted in “Tele-Encounters”, the first Creative Europe project successfully led by Teatrul “George Ciprian” (RO) in the period 2017-2019. Partners in the project were UCAM Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (ES) and Município de Lousada (PT). All the results of the “Tele-Encounters” project can be found […]


➢To explore the meaningful integration of digital technologies (telematics, robots, and AI) in art, thus fostering the cooperation of artists, scientists, and technicians in order to consolidate their professional skills with respect to working in an increasingly digitalised environment. ➢ To widen our audiences offline and online and to strengthen our relationship with existing audiences […]


“Tele-Encounters: Beyond the Human” (2020-2023) explores the impact of the Internet, robots, and AI on human relationships, as well as the meaningful integration of these technologies in the arts. Thematically, we will look at the emergence of social robots as companions for the elderly in relation to migration and loneliness. Through telematic theatre and interactive […]