CHAIRED BY: Piero Scaruffi
LASER STANFORD II Description
Daniela de Paulis (Artist in Residence at the Dwingeloo radio telescope in the Netherlands) on her conceptual art based on space exploration and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence
Janine Marchessault (Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at York University in Canada) on "Media, Utopias, Ecologies"
Daniela de Paulis is a former contemporary dancer, a trans-disciplinary artist, licensed radio operator and radio telescope operator.She is based at the Dwingeloo radio telescope, where she has developed a series of innovative projects combining radio technologies with live performance art and neuroscience. She is the founder and director of the arts program of Astronomers Without Borders. She is a member of the IAA SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Permanent Committee and member of the METI (Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence) advisory panel.
Janine Marchessault is a professor in Cinema and Media Arts at York University in Toronto, Canada. Her research is engaged with four areas: the history of large screen media (from multiscreen to Imax to media as architecture and VR); diverse models of public art, festivals, and site specific curation; 21st century moving-image archives and notions of collective memory/history. She belongs to the CinemaExpo67.ca research group and is a founding member of the Public Access Curatorial Collective. Her latest project is an expanded cinema festival Outer Worlds. She is the project director for Archive/Counter-Archive: Activating AV Archives, a research collaboration of community and artist run archives devoted to diverse histories from Indigenous, LGBTQ, immigrant and women's histories.
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