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ISSUE 12 - May 2012

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Carbon Based Lifeforms @ Cosmonova: A Concert in Sight and Sound for IYA2009 (pages 34-36)
Tom Callen

Key Words
International Year of Astronomy 2009, Arts, Music, Lightshow


Replacing its conventional analogue planetarium with a digital fulldome system, the Cosmonova theatre at the Swedish Museum of Natural History sought to come up with a variety of public offerings for the International Year of Astronomy 2009. Besides several fulldome shows it was decided that a concert of live music would both celebrate the year as well as attempt to attract a new audience.