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A PHOTO EXHIBITION OUTSIDE IN A PARK

 

The Overview Effect is an Open Air Exhibition that had it´s premier in Hjo, Sweden in summer 2017. It will features spectacular images of specific places on our planet, captured from outer space. Of an altitude of 600 km. Each photograph will have accompanying text that provide facts and information to explain what is shown. The exhibit will take place in the park in front of the Cultural Building near the harbor in Hjo. There will also be a mini-shop in the cultural house where you can buy the book, prints, poster etc.

The exhibition is managed & curated by Per Olsson from UpOnWalls in colaboration with Benjamin Grant of Daily Overview

ON DISPLAY FROM JUNE 26 – OCTOBER 10.


Christer Fuglesang © Nasa

IN COLABORATION WITH CHRISTER FUGLESANG

To get better spread and give the exhibitionfocus, we have collaborated with Sweden's first austronaut, Christer Fuglesang. On September 19, he will give two lectures — one for children in the School and one in the evening for the public. That lecture takes place at Kultutkvarteret Pedagogien. at 6:30 PM on the September 19th. Price 345 SEK.


See Benjamin Grants lecture From Ted Talks.

 

SOME OF THE PICTURES THAT WILL BE ON DISPLAY

 
 
 

THE BOOK

Inspired by the "Overview Effect" - a sensation that astronauts experience when given the opportunity to look down and view the Earth as a whole - the breathtaking, high definition satellite photographs in OVERVIEW offer a new way to look at the landscape that humans have shaped.

As seen in The New York TimesThe EconomistWIRED, and Amazon's Best Books of 2016.

 

 
 

THE FILM

Overview a short film that explores this phenomen of the The Overview Effect who is a cognitive awareness who affect astronauts and cosmonauts during space flight, often while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface. Through interviews with five astronauts who have experienced the Overview Effect the film tries to explain what is happens. The film also features insights from commentators and thinkers on the wider implications and importance of this understanding for society, and our relationship to the environment.

 

 

 

THANKS TO OUR HEAD SPONSORS FOR THIS ART PROJECT

And to the other companies who support this projekt and the cultural life of Hjo.
Hjo Bygghandel, ICA, Hjo Energi , Skandiamäklarna.

All photos are used by permission ofDigital Globe & NASA


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