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Daniela De Paulis

Artist in Residence
SETI Institute

Daniela de Paulis is a former contemporary dancer and a media artist exhibiting internationally. She is also a licensed radio operator. Her artistic practice is informed by Space in its widest meaning. She is Artist in Residence at the SETI Institute (California) and Artist in Residence at the Green Bank Observatory (West Virginia), with the support of the Baruch Blumberg Fellowship in Astrobiology. She is collaborating with some prominent research institutes, including the European Space Agency, INAF (Italian Research Institute for Radio Astronomy), the Donders Centre for Neuroimaging and the University of Cambridge. For her projects, she is using state of the art radio telescopes, such as the Green Bank Telescope (West Virginia), the Allen Telescope Array (California), the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory (UK), the Medicina Radio Telescope and the Sardinia Radio Telescope (Italy). In 2009 she has developed the Visual Moonbounce technology, in collaboration with international radio operators, and for the past two decades she has been working on a series of innovative projects combining radio technologies with live performance art and neuroscience. She is a member of the IAA SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Permanent Committee. She has published academic papers with the Leonardo MIT Journal, Routledge, Springer, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Inderscience and RIXC, among others. She is the recipient of the Art of Neuroscience Prize 2022 with the project Mare Incognito. Her project “A Sign in Space” has been selected for the Billingham Cutting Edge Lecture at the International Astronautical Congress in 2022, and has been featured by The New York Times, CNN, CBC, ABC Australia, Wired, Scientific American, as well as radio and television programmes. She is the winner of the Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement 2023. In November 2023, the International Astronomical Union named asteroid 52959 Danieladepaulis.

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