Ground Control Perfomance


An Opera in Space inspired by our desire to understand the universe and rocket-propel
our souls to further galaxies.
Created and directed by Nelly Ben Hayoun, performed by space scientists.
Featuring music written by Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn with Bobby Womack;
Maywa Denki and Penguin Café’s Arthur Jeffes. Lyrics by Bruce Sterling and Jasmina Tesanovic. Musical director: two-time Grammy Award winner, Evan Price.
You are invited to the world premiere of
Ground Control: An Opera in Space performed
live by the International Space Orchestra.
September 13th, 7pm, free entry
ZERO1 Biennial Urban Screen
300 S. 1st Street, San Jose
groundcontrol-opera.com
Join the International Space Orchestra – an assembly of star-spangled space scientists from NASA Ames, Singularity University, International Space University and the SETI Institute – as they perform a unique drama of non-terrestrial communication and the techno-wonders of mission control rooms.
When:
Thursday, September 13th, 7pm

Where:
ZERO1 Biennal Urban Screen
300 S. 1st Street, San Jose

Afterwards:
Come and party with the International Space Orchestra!
The concert is followed by the ZERO1 Biennial Opening Party, join the International Space Orchestra, artists and friends
9:00pm-11:00pm at the
ZERO1 Garage
Free with RSVP
(limited passes available)

RSVP your International
Space Orchestra after-party
In this tangential reality, your Flight Controller conducts arias and the Payload Officer works a baritone sax, while the Capsule Communicator is on the triangle.

Merging science, technology, design and opera – Ground-Control: An opera in Space aims to reach the final frontier!

The International Space Orchestra, directed and created by Nelly Ben Hayoun, is an experiential and hybrid research laboratory, where space scientists have been invited to implement, deconstruct, perform, sing, mix, modify, and design musical acts in a control room.

About jasminatesanovic

Jasmina Tešanović (Serbian: Јасмина Тешановић) (born March 7, 1954) is a feminist, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, publisher and filmmaker. She was one of the organizers of the first Feminist conference in Eastern Europe "Drug-ca Zena" in 1978, in Belgrade. With Slavica Stojanovic, she ran the first feminist publishing house in the Balkans "Feminist 94" for 10 years. She is the author of Diary of a Political Idiot, a war diary written during the 1999 Kosovo War and widely distributed on the Internet. Ever since then she has been publishing all her work, diaries, stories and films on blogs and other Internet media.
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