Launch Event | SETI Live: A Sign in Space - Simulating First Contact

24 May at 11:15 am PDT / 2:15 pm EDT / 8:15 pm CEST

Join the A Sign in Space team in this special event, live streaming from the control rooms of the Green Bank Telescope, the Allen Telescope Array and the Medicina Radio Astronomical Station, while the simulated extraterrestrial message is transmitted by the Trace Gas Orbiter orbiting Mars and it is received on Earth. The event is moderated by Franck Marchis (SETI Institute) and Victoria Catlett (Green Bank Observatory), and includes live interviews with key team members and Q&A with the audience.



Daniela de Paulis

Daniela de Paulis is a former contemporary dancer and a media artist exhibiting internationally. She is also a member of the IAA SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Permanent Committee and a licensed radio operator. Her artistic practice is informed by Space in its widest meaning. Since 2009 she has been implementing radio technologies and philosophies in her art projects.

She is currently Artist in Residence at the SETI Institute and Artist in Residence at the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia, with the support of the Baruch Blumberg Fellowship in Astrobiology.

In 2009 she developed the Visual Moonbounce technology, in collaboration with international radio operators, and over the past fourteen years she has been creating a series of innovative projects combining radio technologies with live performance art and neuroscience. In addition to her artistic practice, she has published her work with the Leonardo MIT Journal, Routledge, Springer, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press and RIXC.

More information:  www.danieladepaulis.com

Join us on the online (free) platform Discord, where the debate around decoding and interpreting the message is ongoing, with people from all over the world exchanging their thoughts while attempting to discover the signal's content.


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