Above the Salinas Grandes salt flat in the Argentinean province of Jujuy, Aerocene set a new symbolic record was for a new way of floating in the air: 100% solar-heat-powered human flight.
Published 14 September 2021 by Rob La Frenais
In Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity exhibition and publication, artist Mike Stubbs explores Britain’s Imperial Airship programme, as well as reflecting on our sense of place, belonging and ownership of our society and its direction.
Published 26 February 2021 by Rob La Frenais
In ‘Extraterrestrial - The First Sign of Intelligent Life beyond Earth’, Avi Loeb, former chair of astronomy at Harvard University, confirms that the interstellar object `Oumuamua, could be a sign of extraterrestial life. Review.
Published 29 September 2020 by la rédaction
Makery went to Hallein (Austria), where the annual Schmiede Festival took place in the huge buildings of the city's former salt factory.
Published 22 September 2020 by Roland Fischer
Report by Roland Fischer from Symbiont.space in Basel on the ArtLabo Retreat summer camp that took place this August on the Island of Batz, France.
Published 26 April 2020 by Rob La Frenais
Independent curator and critic Rob La Frenais runs the "Future of Transportation" group on Facebook. He writes in Makery his thoughts about mobility after the lockdown.
Published 12 February 2020 by Cécile Ravaux
Du 30 janvier au 1er février le Grand Palais accueillait Change Now, «l’exposition universelle des solutions pour la planète». Plus de 28000 participants pour prendre connaissance des 1000 solutions présentes sur l’événement. Makery est allé à la rencontre de Bertrand Piccard, l’aéronaute des records autour de la planète avec le ballon Breitling Orbiter et le planeur solaire Solar Impulse, pour qu
Published 24 September 2019 by Ewen Chardronnet
Field Notes is an art&science field laboratory organised from September 15-22 by the Bioart Society in Kilpisjärvi, Lapland/Finland. Here are Wednesday's and Thursday's logs.
Published 18 March 2019 by Rob La Frenais
Unusual approaches of Danish artist, architect and maker Stig Anton Nielsen and his interest to off-grid energy leads to an exploration of kite mills with his Kiteborne start-up.
Published 6 November 2018 by Ewen Chardronnet
In the context of Tomás Saraceno’s exhibition at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the Aerocene Foundation organised a solar-powered balloon flight in Fontainebleau on 27th of october. Report in photos.
Published 17 July 2018 by la rédaction
The Fab City network now includes 28 cities and regions worldwide. On July 11-13, Fab City Summit Paris mobilized a large international community, after embarking politicians and institutions.
Published 24 April 2018 by Rob La Frenais
Last days to see the exhibition “After the End of the World” at the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, which speculates on climate change, the end of humans… and becoming jellyfish.
Published 1 December 2016 by Elsa Ferreira
On November 26 and 27, the artist Tomás Saraceno brought together researchers from the most prestigious universities in the world for a hackathon unlike any other. Objective: invent the Aerocene era.
Published 30 November 2015 by Ewen Chardronnet
In the desert of New Mexico, artist Tomás Saraceno realized the very first human flight in a zero carbon solar-powered hot air balloon.