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Simon’s background lies in International Relations but has been working in the cultural field for the past 10 years, mostly as a project developer and producer at Kersnikova Institute for Culture, Arts and Education.
He develops and manages international projects in the field of “contemporary investigative art”, more specifically in area of intermedia hybrid arts, with the aim of setting-up local, national and international inter/transdisciplinary collaborations between art, technology, science, education, and social innovation on formal and informal levels. He has managed various European Culture, and Research and Innovation programmes of the European Commission. His personal interests lie in the field of artistic investigation of life systems, and the ethics connected to working with life systems in artistic context.