Open Call: AEROCENE HACK 2

Aerocene together with Exhibition Road institutions announce an open call for a second collaborative hack to imagine and prototype the future of the Aerocene Explorer. We are looking for developers, designers, artists, data scientists, and creative technologists. Aerocene is an open-source project for artistic and scientific exploration which centers around the Aerocene Explorer, an evolving air-fuelled sculpture for personal exploration of the air.

Aerocene Campus

How can we hack the Anthropocene to create the Aerocene? The first Aerocene Campus is an open invitation to explore, extend and imagine the Aerocene Epoch through the sculpture of the Aerocene Explorer.  The Campus asks how community-driven practices with the Aerocene Explorer can inform environmental, social and mental ecologies in post-Anthropocenic worlds.

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Aerocene Hack – Exhibition Road, London

Through October to December 2016, Aerocene will be working together with members of the Exhibition Road Cultural Group – 16 prestigious cultural and scientific institutions, among them Imperial College London, the Natural History Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Serpentine Galleries – to create an open and collaborative research platform.

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Open Call: AEROCENE HACK

Aerocene together with Exhibition Road institutions announce an open call to join the Aerocene project for an extended collaborative hack to imagine and prototype the tools of our Aerocene future. We’re looking for developers, designers, artists, data scientists, creative technologists, and enthusiasts.

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Aerocene at Exhibition Road

From October to December 2016, Aerocene came to Exhibition Road for an interdisciplinary artistic project, gathering together 17 prestigious cultural and scientific institutions in London, among them Imperial College London, the Natural History Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum and Serpentine Galleries.

Together, Around the World to Change the World – 27 August 2016, Gemini launch: Schönfelde, Germany

Hello Aerocene friends and pilots. Join us for the next leg of the Aerocene “Around the World” carbon-free solar journey! This Saturday, 27 August at 7:00 a.m., we will be launching Aerocene solar balloon sculptures with atmospheric recording sensor payloads in Schönfelde, Germany (2 hours from Berlin by train). Aerocene traveling sculptures transcend boundaries between art and science and have become a visionary open participatory platform of knowledge production and distribution. In addition to the launch, we invite you to a participate in two challenges and win a prize. 

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Aerocene test flights with IAK-Braunschweig

Throughout the months of May, June, and July, participants from IAK (Institut für Architekturbezogene Kunst), architecture-related Art Institute at TU Braunschweig, directed by Tomás Saraceno, are conducting a series of test flights of Aerocene solar sculptures in various locations in Germany. Tests will be of solar balloon materials, sensoring and tracking devices, and payload options, and are already yielding fascinating results.