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Rhizosphere: The Big Network of Small World is a comprehensive art-science-education project based on long-term cooperation between the Studio of Transdisciplinary Projects & Research  lead by Joanna Hoffmann at the University of Arts In Poznan ( (Faculty of Art Education and Curatorial Studies) and the Faculty of Biology of the Adam Mickiewicz University UAM in Poznan

The project is related to the current scientific research on plants’ social networks and the Wood Wide Web. It supports the dissemination of scientific research through art to the wider public and  explores the potential  impact of this research on transformation of cultural paradigms, local/global societal structures and human ecosystems.
The project is designed as a collaborative platform embracing interdisciplinary workshops, lectures, and artworks stimulating cognitive, creative and communication processes, increasing social and ecological awareness and actions.
The project dynamically grows its ASSET (Art Science Society Education Technology) network.

The project’s leaders:
Prof. UAP, dr hab Joanna Hoffmann
Piotr Slomczewski (assistant, PhD candidate)
Prof. UAM, dr hab Marlena Lembicz
Prof. UAM, dr hab. Władysław Polcyn


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