Deep Space LIVE: Dancing under the Stars

Deep Space LIVE
Dancing under the Stars
Thursday, July 5, 2012 / 8-9 PM / Ars Electronica Center Linz

(Linz, July 3, 2012) You can behold the wonders of astronomy and hear the Music of the Spheres this Thursday, July 5, 2012 in Deep Space LIVE. Visitors are in for a real treat from 8 to 9 PM, when astrophotographer Dietmar Hager presents brand-new images from the European Southern Observatory and takes his audience on a 3D journey to the center of the Milky Way and areas where the stars of the future are being born. The musical accompaniment will be a live performance by musician Thomas Nordwest.

Dietmar Hager

Dietmar Hager is a doctor a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He has been involved in astrophotography for over 20 years, during which time his images have been published in professional journals and textbooks. In early 2011, he was named the Ars Electronica Center’s astronomical counselor.

Thomas Nordwest

Thomas Nordwest is a renowned musician and sound artist. He has staged his impressive performances and sound installations at such prestigious venues as the Venice Biennale.

Deep Space LIVE

The Ars Electronica Center is now hosting a Deep Space LIVE event every Thursday (except holidays) at 8 PM. Each presentation will feature ultra-high-definition imagery in 16×9-meter format and will be accompanied by expert commentary, entertaining stand-up repartee, and musical improvisation. Whether great works from the history of art, space travel, journeys of discovery in the Nanoworld, or a live concert is what you’ve come to behold, Deep Space LIVE stands for enlightening entertainment amidst breathtaking worlds of imagery. Admission is €2. Holders of a valid Museum ticket are admitted free of charge.

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