KOSMICA: Full Moon Party celebration as part of the Republic of the Moon exhibition programme.
Each KOSMICA session is unique: bringing together the cosmically curious and culturally quirky space community for a social mix of art--space programmes - a film screening, performance or live concert with a short presentation, talk and debate about alternative and cultural uses of space.
Tomas Saraceno (artist)
Trained as an architect, since 2002 Tomas Saraceno has been developing his ideas for cities built in the air. His ongoing project Air-Port-City imagines a network of biospheres (or habitable cells) in the sky, like clouds, constantly moving, changing shape, and merging with one another. tomassaraceno.com/
The evening will offer visitors a chance to see the exhibition and enjoy talks by:
Also speaking at the event were:
- Lucie Green (space scientist)
- Kevin Fong (space medicine expert)
- Jill Stuart (space politics specialist)
WE COLONISED THE MOON (artists) Live moon smelling
Orchestra Elastique (music) live performance accompanying A trip to the Moon by Georges Méliès
Republic of the Moon is a touring exhibition, commissioned and presented by The Arts Catalyst with FACT. The first version of the exhibition was presented at FACT Liverpool in winter 2012. The exhibition and residency has been made possible with Grants for the Arts support from Arts Council England and Science & Technology Facilities Council.
Bargehouse is owned and managed by social enterprise, Coin Street Community Builders: coinstreet.org