“Although it has proved easy for our species to consign ambitious and innovative ideas to the realms of impossibility, we must remember one of the truly great maxims from the Association of Autonomous Astronauts, one that will hold true for millenia to come : “Only those who attempt the impossible will achieve the absurd.”
Documentation from the second of two events to mark the dawn of Year Zero.
Documentation from the first of two events to mark the dawn of Year Zero.
Monday 21st June 1999 was declared by the Foundation for Art in Zero-G as the dawn of Year Zero – the point beyond which anything can happen. The following manifesto was published to coincide with Year Zero and the launch of the Foundation. It is the belief of the Foundation that all conventional definitions of…
From the first man in space, former art student Alexei Leonov, to Kitsou Dubois’ choreographies in weightlessness.
“Conscious of their earthbound slavery, men have always looked wistfully at the birds and clouds, and have pictured the sky as the abode of the gods. The very expression ‘heavenly being’ implies a freedom from gravity which, at present, we have only known in our dreams” Arthur C. Clarke