May 20 event at SETI Institute EXPOSITIONS: Space Art, International Arts-in-Space Exhibition
Presented in collaboration with The 4th International Space Arts Workshop (ISAW4), May 20 - 22, 2013
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - The public is invited to EXPOSITIONS: Space Art on Monday, May 20, 2013, at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. This free event will showcase arts in space exploration projects along with dynamic presentations of artists, space scientists, and engineers who are participating in a three-day workshop, the 4th International Space Arts Workshop (ISAW4).
The organizers of this event are international activists and advocates for expanding the arts, humanities, and culture in space exploration. The event will include presentations of historic videos of cutting-edge arts-in-space projects, some never seen before in the San Francisco Bay Area. Participants include a gathering of international artists, curators, historians, writers on science and technology, NASA and SETI Institute personnel, and representatives of the arts-in-space global community.
EXPOSITIONS: Space Art is curated by Jean-Luc Soret, Président of Space Art One and Directeur Artistique of the @rt Outsiders International Festival at the European Museum of Photography in Paris, France. This event is one part of a three-day workshop during which artists and scientists from several prominent national and international institutions will convene at the NASA Research Park, Mountain View, California to discuss and prepare for future collaborative works that use, in part, space flight technology. The 4th International Space Arts Workshop is sponsored by Taksha University in collaboration with the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University, the SETI Institute, Singularity University, and the Zero Gravity Arts Consortium.
For directions to the SETI Institute please visit: http://www.seti.org/seti-institute/about-seti/who-we-are/where-we-are
About SETI Institute
The SETI Institute (http://www.seti.org) is a private, non-profit, multi-disciplinary organization with a mission to explore, understand, and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe. It comprises three centers: the Center for SETI Research, the Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, and the Center for Education and Public Outreach. Our researchers have expertise in fields ranging from astrophysics and planetary science to biology and social science, as well as computer science and signal processing. Institute scientists study the past and present and thereby gain insight into the future, and we are committed to sharing this knowledge as scientific ambassadors to the public, the press, and the government.