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Mentoring Training

We invite you to attend training for future mentors, researchers and creators for workshops , where art, biotechnology, robotics, electronics, programming and other attractive practices intersect.

At the training you will get acquainted with contemporary research art and various aspects and roles of art in innovation practices. You will learn how to effectively use new technologies and acquired knowledge and connect different fields (mathematics and biotechnology, etc.). You will encounter projects that critically adress the society and time in which we live, you will gain ideas that you will be able to use in activities in which you will be involved in the future, or in the field of education, artistic work or your own career visions. You will become part of a creative team and meet experts from various scientific fields. You will acquire practical knowledge and use of various technologies such as 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC, get the opportunity to see the processes of radical art that inspires the most innovative technological applications, learn to find solutions. During the practical work you will acquired many competencies such as creativity, vision, evaluation of ideas, learning through experience, ethical and sustainable thinking, planning and leadership, taking initiative, dealing with uncertainty and others.

Along with this, you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the principles and approaches of non-formal education, through which you will be able to share your knowledge, skills, innovative practices and ideas with children, young people and interested public. At the end of the training, you will receive a certificate for the successful sharing of acquired knowledge and skills.

We work with a mission of inspiring children and young people to think outside the box and in playful creation; in encouraging creative energy of artists, scientists, engineers and other visionaries, who exhibit their projects in galleries for contemporary research arts. Our mission is also to encourage public debate to reflect on opportunities and also dangers, that may exist if we do not understand modern technologies.



Everyone who would like to pass on her/his energy to young people: mathematicians, mechatronics technicians, electrical technicians, programmers, biotechnologists, artists, photographers, pedagogues, scientists, students, etc.



The participants will meet in March and April in Novo mesto, Maribor, Nova Gorica and Velenje.



Send us a message via a web link with a short edescription of why you would like to participate and collaborate in our program:


Velenje – in RC Kunigunda (Trg mladosti 7, Velenje) organized by MC Velenje

Maribor – in the Cultural Incubator (Koroška cesta 18, Maribor) organized by MKC Maribor

Novo mesto – in MC Oton (Župančičevo sprehajališče 1, Novo mesto) organized by LokalPatriot

Nova Gorica – in the eccentric (Nova Gorica)


If you need some additional information and would like to see our work in practice, join us for an information meeting, where we will present the details of the training. The meeting will take place on March 30 and April 1, 2021 at 5 pm at:


The training will be conducted by the team of the Kersnikova Institute within project #konS – Platform for Contemporary Research Art and will take place in four Slovenian cities: Velenje, Novo mesto, Maribor and Nova Gorica.