The long-term goal of the program was to establish an international environmental humanities consortium and a research hub focused on environmental challenges and engaged in research and artistic practices that bring together people from different fields and create an interface between academia and other parts of society.
Since its inception in 2015, The Seed Box has sought to:
During its second phase (April 2020-March 2022) the Seed Box increased its focus on artistic dimensions as well as collaborations with partners in the Global South.
The Seed Box was active between 2015 and 2022 and headquartered at Linköping University (LiU) in Sweden and supported with generous funding from Mistra and Formas. Program Director for The Seed Box was Victoria Wibeck , LiU, in collaboration with co-director/ Scientific leader Astrida Neimanis, University of Sydney, co-director/Artistic leader Katja Aglert, artist, and co-director/Program manager Björn Pernrud (LiU).