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. 


Lara Bruno: Curator at ASN; PhD in Intercultural Relations and International Management

Piotr Słomczewski: PhD researcher, artist, assistant at the Studio for Transdisciplinary Projects and Research, UAP

Arek Rataj: Developer & AR specialist; Visual Artist

Our current interns:

Weronika Michalska: Masters’s student in Graphic Design at Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology,  Poland

Rebeca Puente Mares, a student in Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnical University of Valencia, Spain

Ignacio Vilanova Trenor, a student in Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnical University of Valencia, Spain

Leila Simonian: Cinematographer degree (UCINE, Argentina) and multimedia artist

Iga Kaliszuk: MA in Cultural Management, BA in Art Institutions Management at University of Gdańsk, Poland

Our previous interns:

Andres Chico Grana: web developer, a BA student at IES Flemming, Spain,

Alice Conti: Bachelor’s student in Computer Science and Engineering at University Alma Mater of Bologna, Italy

Nikolaos Spyropoulos: M.Eng. student in Computer Science & Engineering at University of Ioannina, Greece

Efi Methodiou: University of Peloponnese, Patras

Pol AlonsoInstitute Jaume Balmes, Barcelona

Daniel de La Torre: Werner von Siemens Gymnasium, Berlin

Antoine EnzUniversity of ETH, Zürich

Conor Daly: Dun Laoghaire Institute Of Art, Design + Technology, Dublin

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


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