The pause before the (star) storm

In less than ten days, Aoife van Linden Tol’s performance, Star Storm, will premiere at the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria. Get ready to be astonished by this explosive, site-specific show inspired by the life of...

Space-inspired Star Storm to premiere next month

This article is mirrored from the main ESA Web Portal. Star Storm, an explosive performance inspired by stellar processes in the Universe, will be premiered at the 2017 Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria, on 10 September....

Humans, robots, and rainbows – How Sarah Petkus experie...

Exploring a Martian landscape with a robot, investigating human-robot interactions, and discussing the ethics of robotics and technology – these were among the highlights of Sarah Petkus’s recent visit to ESA’s technical centre, ESTEC, in the Netherlands....

First impressions of ESTEC – exploring the new nest

In this video diary, Sarah Petkus, kinetic artist and roboticist, shares her first impressions of ESA’s technical centre (ESTEC), and her robot, Noodle, gets settled in his new home.   Sarah Petkus is at the European Space...

The Wandering Artist at ESTEC

The Wandering Artist has arrived at ESTEC! On 6 June, Sarah Petkus, a kinetic artist and roboticist, began a three-week residency at the European Space Agency’s technical centre (ESTEC) in the Netherlands to explore aspects of robotic...

Making a mark: science-art residency progress at ESTEC

Aoife van Linden Tol, the recipient of the first art&science@ESA residency, spent her second research period at ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) from 1 to 19 May 2017. The residency is organised by Ars...

Our Place in Space: a Hubble-inspired art show

Earlier this year, astronomy and art met amongst the picturesque scenery of Venice, Italy, in the form of Our Place in Space, an art & science exhibition inspired by the iconic images and ground-breaking discoveries of the...

Artist in residence back at ESTEC

Aoife van Linden Tol, the recipient of the first art&science@ESA residency, organised by Ars Electronica in partnership with ESA, is back at ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, for another three-week...

Stellar start for Aoife van Linden Tol’s residenc...

From 27 February to 17 March 2017, Aoife van Linden Tol, a multimedia artist working primarily with explosive media who is the recipient of the first art&science@ESA residency, organised by Ars Electronica in partnership with ESA, was...