Extreme art adventures: will this be first artist-in-residence in space?

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From deep sea to deep space, Mars to the Moon, could Sarah Jane Pell become one of the first sub-orbital artists-in-residence?

Space agencies use underwater or desert environments to help astronauts rehearse what it might be like living on another planet.

But can art change our understanding of ourselves in space too?

As an intrepid astronaut candidate and commercial diver Sarah Jane Pell 'performs astronautics' with space agencies around the world - extending her body and mind in wild ways with wild experiments.

 

Guests:
Dr Sarah Jane Pell
Performance artist, astronaut candidate, aquanaut, commercial diver
Dr David G Barnes
Associate Professor & Director
Monash Immersive Visualisation Platform
Monash University

Further info:

Sarah Jane Pell's extreme art adventures
Project Moonwalk
Mars Society's Desert Research Station

 

Presenter & producer: Natasha Mitchell 
Sound engineer: Brendan O'Neill

Period3 Feb 2019

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  • TitleExtreme art adventures: will this be first artist-in-residence in space?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC Radio National / Science Friction
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/SizeDuration: 28min 46sec / Download 39.51 MB
    CountryAustralia
    Date3/02/19
    DescriptionFrom deep sea to deep space, Mars to the Moon, could Sarah Jane Pell become one of the first sub-orbital artists-in-residence? Space agencies use underwater or desert environments to help astronauts rehearse what it might be like living on another planet. But can art change our understanding of ourselves in space too? As an intrepid astronaut candidate and commercial diver Sarah Jane Pell 'performs astronautics' with space agencies around the world - extending her body and mind in wild ways with wild experiments. Guests: Dr Sarah Jane Pell Performance artist, astronaut candidate, aquanaut, commercial diver Dr David G Barnes Associate Professor & Director Monash Immersive Visualisation Platform Monash University Further info: Sarah Jane Pell's extreme art adventures Project Moonwalk Mars Society's Desert Research Station Presenter & producer: Natasha Mitchell Sound engineer: Brendan O'Neill
    Producer/AuthorNatasha Mitchell
    URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sciencefriction/10732646
    PersonsSarah Jane Pell, David Barnes

Keywords

  • Embodied Performance
  • Mixed Realities
  • Immersive visualisation
  • Human spaceflight
  • Human Factors
  • science communication
  • Data Visualisation
  • Dance