ASN brings together people from diverse backgrounds to explore and generate new ideas and alternative perspectives on science and culture. We create a platform for sharing knowledge, ideas and experience between scientific and artistic milieus, challenging and promoting interdisciplinary excellence in art and science.


Prof. dr. hab. Joanna Hoffmann

Joanna Hoffmann

Joanna Hoffmann is an artist who works in the field of multimedia installation, VR, experimental video-animation, interactive projects, and book art. She is also an academic and leader of the Studio for Transdisciplinary Projects & Research at the University of Arts in Poznan (Faculty of Art Education & Curatorial Studies). She co-founded Art & Science Synergy Foundation (ASSF) and Art & Science Node (ASN) in Berlin and takes the directive role of Chair of ASN. Her artistic works have been widely presented in venues such as the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Warsaw; the Science Museum/DANA Centre and MOCA in London; Transmediale Festival and European Patent Office in Berlin; MUSE New York. She was awarded the Artist of Honour of the XII Florence Biennale in 2019 and was awarded the medal Gloria Artis by the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Poland in 2020.

In October 2020, she was awarded the Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis (Zasłużony Kulturze – Gloria Artis) by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland, for her contributions to the Polish culture. 


Mateusz Janik: artist, assistant at the Faculty of Art Education & Curatorial Studies, University of Art in Poznan

Arek Rataj: Developer & programmer; Visual Artist

Our current interns:

Konrad Krawczyk: MSc in Industrial Design Engineering @ TU Delft, BSc in Interactive Media Arts @ NYU Shanghai

Amanta Milla: BSc in Photography & Video Arts @ University of West Attica

ASN is delighted to support the Erasmus + Programme. Please feel free to contact ASN management if you have any inquiries. Our previous interns:



Joanna Hoffmann, Prof. Dr hab., University of Arts Poznań
Mateusz Janik Assistant, Ph.D. candidate, University of Arts Poznań


Marlena Lembicz, Prof Dr hab., Faculty of Biology of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
Władysław Polcyn, Prof UAM, Dr hab., Faculty of Biology of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań


Leader: Prof. Dr. hab. Joanna Hoffmann


Dr. Miłosz Margański: Head of the Animation Department at the Animation Faculty of University of Arts in Poznań

Piotr Słomczewski: Master of Arts; Assistant at the Studio for Transdisciplinary Projects and Research, UAP

Andre Bartetzki: German composer, sound engineer and programmer & author of the renowned software CMask for algorithmic composition


Juliette Harvey:  Anthropologist, facilitator, curator, National University of Ireland Maynooth followed by MA Visual and Material Culture Anthropology at University College London


Prof. Dr. hab. Janusz Bujnicki: International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw

Prof Dr. hab. Eliza Wyszko: Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Integrative Biology

Dr. Agnieszka Fedoruk-Wyszomirska: Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Integrative Biology


Dr. Thomas Koch: Project Manager for Audio related topics at the Capture & Display Systems Group in the Vision & Imaging Technologies Department at Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

Łukasz Gruszka: Holds a double MA diploma in astronomy and computer sciences from the Adam Mickiewicz University (UAM) in Poznań, Faculty of Physics