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.

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The SETI Institute is a multi-disciplinary, highly collaborative research organization committed to exploring, understanding, and explaining the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe.  It does so with expertise in fields ranging from astrophysics and planetary science to biology and social science, as well as computer science and signal detection.  We have a passion not only for discovery, but also for sharing knowledge as scientific ambassadors to the public, the press, and government.  The SETI Institute is a distinguished partner for government agencies, academic institutions, and corporations around the world.