Daniela De Paulis

"Space Metropoliz"

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Space Metropoliz

WithDaniela De Paulis:MAAM and the Third Paradise soon on the Moon!Curated by Giorgio de Finis.This ismy photo that wentand came back to the moonwith the travel glitch



Daniela de Paulisis a former contemporary dancer and a media artist with international exhibition experience.

She is also a licensed radio operator. Her artistic practice is inspired by Space in its broadest sense. Since 2009, she has integrated radio technologies and philosophies into her artistic projects. Currently, she holds the position of Artist in Residence at the SETI Institute (California) and Artist in Residence at the Green Bank Observatory (West Virginia), supported by the Baruch Blumberg Fellowship in Astrobiology.

She collaborates with several significant research institutions, including the European Space Agency, INAF (Italian Institute for Radio Astronomy), the Donders Centre for Neuroimaging, and the University of Cambridge. Employing advancedradio telescopes such as the Green Bank Telescope (West Virginia), the Allen Telescope Array (California), the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory (United Kingdom), the Medicina Radio Telescope, and the Sardinia Radio Telescope (Italy) for her projects. Previously, shecollaborated with radio operators based on historical antennas, such as the Bochum Radio Observatory (DE).

In 2009, she pioneered the Visual Moonbounce technology in collaboration with international radio operators. Over the past fourteen years, she has been actively involved in innovative projects that combine radio technologies with live artistic performances and neuroscience. From 2010 to 2019, she collaborated with Astronomers Without Borders as the founder and director of the Arts program. She has also worked with various organizations, including the Human Space Program, led by space philosopher Frank White, and the Space and Society working group led by philosopher Jayme Schwartz. She is a member of the IAA SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Permanent Committee and a member of the UK SETI Hub. Additionally, she is part of the organizing committee for the Electronic Visualization in the Arts conference in London and the editorial committee for the Springer Space and Society series.

Beyond her artistic practice, she has authored academic articles published in the Leonardo MIT Journal, Routledge, Springer, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Inderscience, and RIXC, among others. She was awarded the Art of Neuroscience Prize 2022 for the project “Mare Incognito,” selected in various international festivals and published in Scientific American. Her project “A Sign in Space” was chosen for the Billingham Cutting Edge Lecture at the 2022 International Astronautical Congress and gained international media coverage, including the New York Times, CNN, CBC, ABC Australia, Wired, Scientific American, as well as radio and television programs. Shewonthe Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement 2023.