Maastricht Experimental Research In and through the Arts Network

MERIAN invites established artists and academics to engage in collaborative research in between making and thinking.

MERIAN Maastricht

MERIAN is a space for collaborative research in between making and thinking. PhD candidates engage in innovative styles of research, utilizing the powers and fragilities of artistic and scientific practices. Their research addresses urgent matters of societal concern apparent in the Meuse-Rhine Euregion. This collaboration between Maastricht University, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and the Jan van Eyck Academie – department of Research & Education, builds on existing expertise from the research, arts and higher education networks in Maastricht.

MERIAN currently has two candidates: Marlies Vermeulen and Antye Guenther. Vermeulen’s research focuses on the place of place in daily life and on maps and secondly the consequences of using maps as research instruments, and Guenther’s research focuses on biopolitics of neuroscientific imagery and imaginaries. For more information about the individual research, please visit our Research section.

Latest news

15 November 2021 in News, Research

UCM students join MERIAN for an applied research internship on namesake

The Maastricht Experimental Research in and through the Arts Network (MERIAN) welcomes two University College Maastricht students who will research Maria Sibylla Merian and the implications of using her name.…
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27 October 2021 in News

Launch of Artful Participation website

On 20 October 2021, the Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) held a dissemination event where researchers from the Artful Participation project presented some of their research.…
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7 October 2021 in News

MERIAN welcomes its first PhD candidates: Antye Guenther and Marlies Vemeulen

The Maastricht Experimental Research in and through the Arts Network (MERIAN) has selected two PhD trajectories as part of the collaborative programme among the MERIAN strategic partners – Maastricht University,…
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