This short film documents the projects of the "flying laboratory" organised by The Arts Catalyst with Projekt Atol Flight Operations on parabolic zero gravity flights from Star City, Russia, between 2000 and 2003 (with the MIR Consortium, 2003).
To date, more than 20 artists have created artistic work in zero gravity environments, mostly facilitated by The Arts Catalyst. In the bizarre world of parabolic flight, the total accumulated time of all these artists' experiences in zero gravity is only a few hours at most.
Edited by Rob La Frenais, Ewen Chardronnet and Rejeis Descoublet.
Commissioned for the 4th Art Outsiders Festival – space art exhibition, 1 Oct - 9 Nov 2003, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris France
Also available, the publication Zero Gravity: A Cultural User's Guide, an Arts Catalyst publication surveying The Arts Catalyst's pioneering zero gravity projects. Essays by Eduardo Kac, Marina Benjamin, Rob La Frenais. Edited by Nicola Triscott & Rob La Frenais.