June 15, 2020

Bettina Appointed as Director of the SETI Institute AIR Program

by BettinaForget / News

Bettina Appointed as Director of the SETI Institute AIR Program

I am immensely honored and excited to announce that I have been appointed as the Director of the SETI Institute’s Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Program. I have been in the SETI’s Institute’s orbit for a few years now and have seen the AIR program thrive. It is a constant delight to witness our phenomenal group of artists who create projects situated at the cutting edge of artistic and scientific practice.

I will build on the program’s existing mandate to fuse art, science, and technology, with a particular focus on SETI research. It is important to me that the research that takes place at the SETI Institute is meaningfully reflected in the artworks, performances and relationships that result from the residency. That means that I will place special emphasis on projects that consider artificial intelligence, ponder the beginnings of life, and critically reflect on our anthropocentric world view.

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