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forthcoming talk Uncharted Paths

Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel
Phase 3. Wie wir forschen.
Symposium 18. - 20. 5. 17

 

talk Kunst im Weltraum. Künstlerische Praxis in extremen Umgebungen. Eine Anleitung

acaTech Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften, München
Kunst und Technik - zwischen Innovation & Kommunikation
27. März 2017

 

out now !!!

Artworks for Astronauts:
Limits within Limitlessness, a Transdisciplinary Working Field for Artists


Published by ISR Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
Volume 41, Number 1, March 2016

The article is available under www.tandfonline.com

 

talk Stay tuned - Humans in Extreme Surroundings

HAT Interdisciplinary Research Center Humanities/Art/Technology, Poznan Poland
International Conference: Post-Technological Experiences. Art - Science - Culture.
25-27 October 2014

poznan photo © HAT/ Poznan 2014

 

talk Creative Activities in Space: On works of Art and Encapsulated Spaces
Frankfurter Kunstverein, February 19, 2014

talk frankfurter kunstverein photo © maecenia 2014

Art in space, art under ground, art on the water or at extreme heights—in her lecture Kirsten Johannsen presents unusual works of art, which have been made for people in unusual spatial situations. She also looks into sites that lie beyond the typical realm in which art is viewed and received. Using the example of human space flight, Johannsen discusses the categories of limitlessness, placelessness, sensorialness, homelikeliness, and closenessness and articulates the demands that they place on the artist, artwork, and viewer.


>>> maecenia fuer Frauen in Wissenschaft und Kunst

 

poster #286 - Works of Art for Long-Term Astronauts
19th IAA Humans in Space Symposium
DLR Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt | Cologne, Germany; July 7-12, 2013

 

exhibition Z-node Forschung stellt aus
ZHdK Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Ausstellungsstr.40, Zürich, Switzerland; June 1-13, 2013

z-node zuerich photo © Jill Scott 2013

 

publication Lernpapier
Andrea von Braun Stiftung, München 2013

available under

>>> www.avbstiftung.de

 

discussion Raumfahrt und Identitaet
Universitaet Goettingen January 23, 2013
Graduierten Kolleg: Dynamiken von Raum und Geschlecht


talk goettingen  photo © Graduierten Kolleg 2013

 

interview art as part of the life support system in long term space missions
radio orange 94.0 | 15 January 2013

Space architect Barbara Imhof interviews Kirsten Johannsen about her artworks designed for extreme environments.

>>> listen to the interview
>>> Barbara Imhof/ Liquifer

 

talk per.Spice! (4) Forum Artistic Research, !IK Institut für künstlerische Forschung
Sophiensœle Berlin | 26 November 2012

perSpice talk


>>> www.artistic-research.de

 

workshop & exhibition ESA Topical Team Art & Science [ETTAS]
at ESTEC Noordwijk, Netherlands in November 2012


 poster ettas  

>>> Topical Team Report

 

talk Atmosphäre als Medium oder wie fühlt sich der Weltraum an?
BtK Berliner technische Kunsthochschule - Hochschule für Gestaltung
Mediale Räume | 24 October 2012

Extreme Umgebungen brauchen extreme Aufenthaltsräume. Jeder kennt die Apollokapsel, mit der 1969 die ersten Menschen auf dem Mond landeten. Kapselräume sind Kunsträume. Sie sind zum Wohnen und Arbeiten und gleichzeitig für den Sport und die Freizeit, für den Transport und vor allem zum Schutz gemacht. Als funktionaler Raum ermöglicht der Kapselraum dem Menschen extreme Umgebungen zu bereisen. Doch muss neben dem äußeren Raum nicht auch der innere Erlebnisraum gestaltet werden? Der Vortrag beschäftigt sich mit möglichen künstlerischen Interventionen am Beispiel der Raumkapsel. Atmosphäre wird hier als Medium begriffen, das beides ist: gestaltbare Oberfläche und Kommunikationstool.

 

talk On Artworks and Astronauts: Outline of a Novel Artistic Practice
63. International Aereonautical Congress | Naples | 5 October 2012

This paper explores the implementation of works of art into future space habitats and their possible benefits for the astronaut. It outlines intersections of artistic and scientific debate appropriate for concerted research. Within this framework, the paper questions the potential of artworks to help spacefarer cope with physical, psychological and socio-psychological constraints they are likely to experience and which are described in the literature concerning humans in extreme environments.

IAC napoli 2012   

 

talk Von Kunstwerken und Raumfahrern
Salon Sophie Charlotte | Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Kunst ist Wissen, Wissen ist Kunst | 21 January 2012

This talk looks into the potential of artistic interventions in human spaceflight. Within this complex area, artworks are transformed into scientific experiments. The process provides the artist with responsibility and asks him/her to moderate between audiences and places of presentation. Taking the »Nomadic Nature Kit« as an example, the talk delves into modalities of thinking and the beneficial value of artworks implemented into space habitats.

talk akademie der Wissenschaften

>>> jahresthema.bbaw.de

 

exhibition 2112 Imagining the Future
RMIT Gallery Melbourne Australia 2012


Earth-bound set up Nomadic Nature Kit
nomadic nature kit earthbound
photo © Mark Ashkanasy 2011

 

workshop ESA Topical Team Art & Science [ETTAS]
workshop at European Astronaut Centre (EAC) June 2011

The target of this Topical Team is "to expand the human and cultural aspects of space exploration through engagement with ESA initiatives and to enhance a sense of public ownership and participation in ESA research, to build professional communities for knowledge transfer. The present proposal aims at fostering the cultural dimension of all space exploration, whether performed on Earth or in space, by humans or automated techniques."

ettas workshop


 

lecture Grenzen im Grenzenlosen
BtK Berliner technische Kunsthochschue – Hochschule für Gestaltung, Germany
25 May 2011

 

poster CAiS Creative Activities in Space :: OFF the Orbit
ISU International Space University Strasbourg | France | February 2010

International Space University

 

symposium + exhibition Art & Science: Très simple, trop complex, theorie des modèle
HEAD Haute école d'art et de design | Geneve Switzerland, April 2010


geneve  
Earth-bound set up of the »Nomadic Nature Kit«

 

talk The Other Place
Less Remote: The Futures of Space exploration - An Arts and Humanities Symposium
59th International Astronautical Congress, SECC Glasgow Scotland October 2008

organised by Flis Holland and The Arts Catalyst in association with Leonardo/ OLATS

less remote


The paper suggests that art production for long-term spaceflights will extend the artistic practice on a novel technical as well as on an intellectual level because artists will have to develop modified metaphors which question the non-orientated space as the other non-human place. This will also imply the development of new design forms based on the unique interaction of the floating artwork and the floating astronaut as user, the astronaut as the new audience and the potential benefits of artworks in microgravity environments. 

>>> www.artscatalyst.org

 

talk Kunst im Weltraum, Potentiale und Grenzen
Kultur und Raumfahrt, Landesmuseum Braunschweig, Germany 2008

 

talk Recreation and Leisure in Outer Space
Refining the Future, Planetary Collegium, Montreal, Canada 2007

 

lecture The Other Space
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Art and Technology Studies Department, Chicago, USA 2007

 

artist in residence ESA/ ESTEC Erasmus User Centre, Noordwijk, Netherlands 2006/07

residency at ESTEC
on-site research: interviews with astronauts, scientists and engineers;
modification of the »Nomadic Nature Kit«

 

talk The Other Space
Sripatum University, Faculty of Architecture, Digital Arts Forum, Bangkok, Thailand 2005

 

lecture The Nomadic Nature Kit
Chiang Mai University, Media Arts and Design, Chiang Mai, Thailand 2005

 

participant Study for the Cultural Utilisation of the International Space Station ISS
ESTEC European Space Research & Technology Centre, Noordwijk, The Netherlands in collaboration with »The Arts Catalyst« London, Leonardo/Olats, and Delta Utec. The final report of this study was submitted to ESA in 2006.

>>> www.artscatalyst.org

 

 

 

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