StellarScape at SXSW

Immersive Multimedia Show
Photo of a dancer against a luminescent backdrop

StellarScape Experiences:

Touching the Stars Sensor Demonstration
Sunday, March 13, 1p.m.
Rooftop Stage

StellarScape Premiere and Producer Q & A
Sunday, March 13, 2p.m.
Surround Stage

StellarScape Highlights
Friday–Sunday, March 11–13, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Surroundscape daily between talks

StellarScape shows that computers can be harnessed to create complex and evocative music, and technology can be deployed to display the grace of human movement and dance. The main outcome of this project will be to draw new audiences to a modern, science inspired multimedia work.

StellarScape is the fusion of art, science, and technology. The mission of this transdisciplinary collaboration is to be evocative not literal, and creative not pedantic. The performance will showcase a combination of cutting-edge astronomical research and emerging technologies for performing arts. Our convergence research approach is highly collaborative, drawing upon the strengths of our respective disciplines to develop novel experiences and expressions. The poetic narrative is inspired by the astrophysics of star formation and stellar evolution.

StellarScape producers: Yuanyuan (Kay) He, Chris Impey, Winslow Burleson, Hayley Meier, Devin Bayly, Gustavo Almeida, Georgios Cherouvim, Carson Scott, Sean Lonergan, Dallas Campbell.