KOSMICA Mexico 2013

Kosmica Mexico, 2013
Kosmica Mexico, 2013
Kosmica Mexico, 2013
Kosmica Mexico, 2013
Kosmica Mexico, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, 2013
Kosmica Mexico, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, 2013
Illustrated image of an astronaut floating in space.
Kosmica at The Arts Catalyst, programmed by Nahum Mantra

The second 3-day galactic gathering in Mexico - an off-the-planet mix of art, science, debate, music and film, exploring alternative and cultural uses of space.

KOSMICA Mexico brings together earth-bound artists, astronomers, performers, space explorers and musicians from across the glob - UK, France, Lithuania, Slovenia, Australia and the US.  It is programmed by the artist Nahum and The Arts Catalyst (UK) in partnership with the Laboratorio Arte Alameda, INBA (Mexico).

For its second edition in Mexico City KOSMICA saw international participants actively working in cultural and artistic aspects of space exploration.  This year’s programme is divided in four sessions:

Thursday 8 August - Artists in the cosmos

  • Andy Gracie (UK)
  • Marko Peljhan (Slovenia)
  • Ariel Waldman (USA)
  • Daniela de Paulis (Italy)
  • Ale de la Puente (Mexico)

Friday 9 August -  Space programmes and left-behind communities

  • Rob La Frenais (UK)
  • Jareh Das (UK)
  • Kerry Doyle (USA)
  • Willoh S. Weiland (Australia)
  • Mexican Space Collective (Mexico)

Saturday 10 August - first session: Peaceful and open space

  • Nicola Triscott (UK)
  • Jill Stuart (USA)
  • Roger Malina (USA)

Saturday 10 August - second session: Fantasy and magic in space

Julijonas Urbonas (Lithuania)

  • Nick Campion (UK)
  • Miguel Alcubierre Moya (Mexico)
  • Nahum Mantra (Mexico)
  • Anais Tondeur (France)

Support

KOSMICA in Mexico has been made possible thanks to the support of the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA), Mexico through Laboratorio Arte Alameda.

Partners

KOSMICA is endorsed by ITACCUS, the International Astronautical Federation's Committee on the Cultural Utilisation of Space.

For more details see http://kosmicamx.com/2013/