*CANCELED* “The Messengers” Performance by Marco Buongiorno Nardelli

San Miguel Chapel 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM

“The Messengers”, is a CosmOpera for voice, fixed media (single channel video, two-channel audio, Plexiglas), and cosmic rays (2019) - The Messengers are cosmic rays. They come to us from the cloud of possible futures. They pass through its messaging system and bring to us voicemails of the future.

*CANCELED* Contact with a Triparental Alien Species

San Miguel Chapel 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM

Started in 2016, 72 Hours of Science is an SFI tradition that challenges postdoctoral researchers to produce an interdisciplinary publication in three days. In November of 2019, 14 SFI postdocs withdrew to an isolated research location to accomplish, in just 72 hours, a monumental task — decoding the first complex communication from an alien civilization.* […]

*CANCELED* Art/Science Talk with Joerael Numina

San Miguel Chapel 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM

As part of Emergent Engineering Week, we converse with Joerael Numina about his "Mobilize Walls" project, which seeks to out-scale and out-(sm)art Trump's proposed Mexican/American border wall. He'll also discuss his piece "Voyager," commissioned by the Santa Fe Institute for IP2020, and the various complex themes throughout the image.