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  • 2012 Event Photos and Videos

    Visual Art | Literary Art | Musical Art | Video Art | Play Bill | Displays and Performances | Event Photos and Videos


    How will humans use science and technology to explore space, and what mysteries will we uncover?


    O=Older, Y=Younger, NE= Native English Speaker, NNE=Non-Native English Speaker


    International Space Station (ISS) Art Exhibit (On Orbit Around the Earth, May 2013)
    Visual, literary and musical artwork was displayed on the ISS and enjoyed by astronauts Chris Hadfield and Tom Marshburn.

    Short video of visual & musical art orbiting on ISS

    Longer video of visual & musical art orbiting on ISS

    Moon bounce Performance (Dwingeloo Radio Telescope, Netherlands, May 2014)


    Youth visual art was bounced off the Moon in collaboration with the OPTICKS project and the Dwingeloo radio telescope in the Netherlands.  A distinguished panel of artists, writers and scientists discussed the significance of the artwork and the performance and explored the impact of past, present, and future human presence on the Moon.

    "Touching the Moon with Art and Footsteps" video

    IAA Humans in Space Symposium Opening Ceremony Performance, Exhibit and Visiting Artist Program (Cologne, Germany, July 2013)


    A multi-media live Opening Ceremony performance, weeklong display, and Visiting Artist Program were held at the Maternushaus in Cologne, Germany, from July 6–12, 2013. The activities were associated with the 19th International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Humans in Space Symposium, where scientists, managers and astronauts from around the world met to discuss human space flight and exploration.





    Awards Ceremony


    Group Photo




    Press Conference


    Performance Videos

    Act 1: Dare to Go Beyond
    Youth musical, visual and literary art


    Act 2: The Void
    Youth music with dance


    Act 3: Emotions Beyond the Earth
    Youth music


    Act 4: Limits
    Youth poetry reading


    Act 5: Explatoraticious Engineer
    Youth music


    Act 6: Fire of Harmony
    Youth musical, visual and literary art


    Act 7: Discovery is the Color of Life
    Youth video

    Act 8: Pillars of Creation
    Youth music accompanied by photographs of the Eagle Nebula


    Act 9: Search for Earth
    Youth musical, visual and literary art


    Act 10: Is It Too Late?
    Youth video


    Act 11: The Land of Stars
    Youth music