The Zero Gravity Arts Consortium (ZGAC) was founded
to assist artists in exploring space as a venue for artistic
A Comprehensive Multi-Component
Arts and Culture in Space Collaboration, Education and Public Outreach Project
Tickets On Sale Now For the San Francisco Premiere of
The Zero Gravity Arts Consortium's Arts In Space Exploration International Screening
Sunday, May 29, 2011, at 2:00 p.m.
South Side Theatre, Fort Mason Center, Building D, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, California
San Francisco International Arts Festival - May 18 to June 5
SPECIAL DISCOUNTED TICKETS AVAILABLE TO MARCH 31ST ONLY:
Ticket Prices Go Up April 1st So Purchase Your Tickets Now!
$12.00 - Early Bird General Admission (Valid Through March 31, 2011)
Ticket Prices After March 31, 2011 Ticket Prices:
FT Student General Admission - $16.00
Senior General Admission - $16.00
General Admission - $20.00
In addition to these specific projects, Zgac extends ongoing support to the productionn of Yuri's Night Bay Area and other international Arts, Humanities and Culture in Space projects including the IAF, Technical Activities Commitee for the Cultural Utilization of Space (ITACCUS)
Experience firsthand the Zero Gravity Arts Consortium (ZGAC) Humanities and Culture in Space Exploration Documentary Screening Program will present a series of videos that are sure to amaze San Francisco International Arts Festival 2011 audiences as they learn about a pioneering group of artists and performers working within this 21st Century new genre of arts in space exploration.
From microgravity mobiles, zero gravity dance and paintings created on jets flying parabolic flights, and drawings on the Moon created by a robotic rover that will fly to and deploy a suite of artworks on the Moon these artists are creating collaborations among space scientists, engineers and astronauts living aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Created by a cadre of international artists, who work at the interdisciplinary nexus of the arts and space sciences, the program will also present international videos from: Austria, Columbia, France, Japan, the Netherlands, the Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States as curated by San Francisco interdisciplinary artist Frank Pietronigro as a part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival 2011
FOR INFORMATION VISIT:
San Francisco International Arts Festival - www.sfiaf.org/2011/
Zero Gravity Arts Consortium - www.zgac.org
Golden Star Productions
Space Arts Development Fund of the National Space Society - http://isdc.nss.org/2007/spaceart.html
STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University - http://www.cmu.edu/studio/
This screening is produced by ZGAC in collaboration with affiliate partners including: Golden Star Productions, the San Francisco International Arts Festival 2011, the Space Arts Development Fund of the National Space Society and The STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at the College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University. A portion of the proceeds from the screening support the Space Arts Development Fund fiscally sponsored by the National Space Society. ZGAC is an international space arts organization dedicated to fostering greater access for artists to space flight technology and zero gravity space through the creation of international partnerships with space agencies, space industry entrepreneurs, arts and science organizations and leading universities.