Join the International Space Orchestra — an assembly of star-spangled space scientists from NASA Ames, Singularity University, International Space University and the SETI Institute — as they perform a unique drama of non-terrestrial communication and the techno-wonders of mission control rooms.
Thursday, September 13, 2012, 7pm
ZERO1 Biennal Urban Screen
300 S. 1st Street, San Jose, Calif.
Come and party with the International Space Orchestra! The concert is followed by the ZERO1 Biennial Opening Party, join the International Space Orchestra, artists and friends
9:00pm-11:00pm at the
Free with RSVP (limited passes available)
In this tangential reality, your Flight Controller conducts arias and the Payload Officer works a baritone sax, while the Capsule Communicator is on the triangle. Merging science, technology, design and opera - Ground-Control: An Opera in Space aims to reach the final frontier!
The International Space Orchestra, directed and created by Nelly Ben Hayoun, is an experiential and hybrid research laboratory, where space scientists have been invited to implement, deconstruct, perform, sing, mix, modify, and design musical acts in a control room.
Followed by talks with leading scientists and hosted by International Space Orchestra's director Nelly Ben Hayoun: