NASA Space Shuttle astronaut and spacewalker Nicole Stott writes for ROOM about the inspiration that comes through the integration of art and science brought about by the revelation of seeing Earth from space, and witnessing the awe of the overwhelming beauty of our home planet from a truly unique vantage point.
The intersection between science and art at a basic level is simply a means of communication and in this edition’s ‘Space for Art’ column we will continue to explore the wonderful relationship between the two.
‘The Pink Flower’, a mixed media embellishment with oil paint, sea glass, glass beads and sand on satin digital c-print image on aluminum, inspired by photo of Lake Eyre in Australia taken by Nicole from the ISS.
Space for art
The ‘Space for Art’ column is dedicated to the inspiration that comes from the interaction between space and art.
A time to reflect and believe that nothing is impossible
Humankind as a community on spaceship Earth
Meeting artists who create ‘swirly’ space art Nicole Stott
Spacesuit project inspires art therapy programmes
Young artists inspired by iconic Earthrise image
Creatively sharing the space travel experience
Visual and musical responses to the Moon and space
Capturing the essence of spacecraft on film
Living like crew to solve planetary problems