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Le 31 janvier 2021


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm [Paris Time UTC+1]
Hôtel 71
 © PJCP2020 Perseverance Valley Occupy Mars
© PJCP2020 Perseverance Valley Occupy Mars
OCCUPY MARS (Reading / meeting)

Curiosity rover on a mission to Mars, is it driven by the desire for knowledge, or the sacrificed tool of colonial expansion? So as not to abandon extra-planetary spaces to economic powers alone, Pauline Julier and Clément Postec create Perseverance Valley: a cycle of research (film, book, installations, performances) to experiment with other points of view: that of scientists, rovers (astromobiles in French), matter or things themselves. Both an inventory of the conquest of space and a manifesto for alternative narratologies, the artists explore Mars, from the soil of the Atacama desert to the NASA piloting center in Los Angeles, exploring the delusional forms of our batteries and consciousnesses, lithium boosted.

With :
Clément Postec
(France), director, filmmaker
Pauline Julier
(Swiss), artist, filmmaker

Reading followed by an INTERVIEW WITH ALICE GORMAN

With :
Alice Gorman
(Australia) is an internationally recognised leader in the field of space archaeology and author of the award-winning book book Dr Space Junk vs the Universe: Archaeology and the Future. Her research focuses on the archaeology and heritage of space exploration. In collaboration with NASA and Chapman University, she is part of a team conducting the first archaeological study of the International Space Station. She is also a mentor in the UN Office of Outer Space Affairs Space4Women Mentor Network and a member of the Advisory Council of the Space Industry Association of Australia.

Hosted by :
Lucas Tiphine
(France), École urbaine de Lyon

languages available for this sequence: English / French

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