[ISEA2012] Artists Statement: Scott Kildall & Nathaniel Stern – TWEETS IN SPACE

Artists Statement

During a live, interactive performance at the ISEA2012 Gala, artists Scott Kildall and Nathaniel Stern will send Twitter messages from participants worldwide towards an exoplanet 20 light years away that can support extraterrestrial life. By engaging millions of voices in the Twitterverse and dispatching them into the larger universe, Tweets in Space activates a potent discussion about communication and life that traverses beyond our understanding.  tweetsinspace.org

  • Scott Kildall (born 1969) is an American conceptual artist working with new technologies in a variety of media including video art, prints, sculpture and performance art. kildall.com
  • Nathaniel Stern (born 1977) is an American/South African interdisciplinary artist who works in a variety of media, including photography, interactive art, public art interventions, installation, video art, net.art and printmaking. He is currently an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.  nathanielstern.com