Nelly Ben Hayoun will be speaking and showing a preview of the International Space Orchestra feature film at Hackney Picture House, as part of the launch programme for the Open City Doc Festival, London.
With Q&A chaired by Oliver Wainwright and Chris Hatherill
Oliver Wainwright is the architecture and design critic of the Guardian. Trained as an architect, he has worked for a number of public and private practices, from Design for London to OMA/Rem Koolhaas in Rotterdam, and written extensively on architecture and design for a wide variety of international publications, including Icon and Domus. He is also a visiting critic at several architecture and design schools.
Hackney Picture House 29th April, 6:15 pm, London _ SOLD OUT
International Space Orchestra tells the story of the incredible journey that Ben-Hayoun took with the employees of NASA Ames Research Center and the SETI Institute in California during 2012, in setting up the International Space Orchestra, and the production of the space opera they made together. The film contains interviews with scientists from NASA, as well as the final production of Ground Control: A Space Opera, it features musical contributions from Damon Albarn and Bobby Womack, and Penguin Café (Arthur Jeffes). (66m)
More screening as part of Open City Doc Fest : Saturday, 22 June 2013 from 14:30 to 16:00