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. 

Aerocene sculptures launch at Tempelhofer Feld, Berlin

Participants of the ‘Knowing (in) the Anthropocene’ seminar at Haus der Kulturen der Welt met at Tempelhofer Feld in Berlin on 18 April 2016 to witness Aerocene achieve lift through the power of the air and the sun. ‪#‎sustainability‬ ‪#‎Aerocene‬ ‪#‎solar‬

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Meta.Morf 2016, Trondheim, Norway

Aerocene was presented at Meta.Morf in March 2016 – a biennial for art and technology in Trondheim, Norway. The project reflects upon this year’s biennial’s motto “Nice to be in orbit!”, making the dynamics of celestial and non-celestial bodies visible and sensible.

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Symposium at Palais de Tokyo

At Palais de Tokyo a symposium and a demonstrative workshop were organized. The symposium spanned over three panels and covered the topical field of Aerocene, beginning with frontierless tomorrows, continuing with opportunities brought by civic science and closing with the deliberations of individual, social and architectural bodies within future perspectives.

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