Seeing Stars is a celebration of art and astronomy inspired by the world’s largest telescope – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) which will be co-hosted here in Australia! Using the inspiration of the SKA, artists and would-be artists are invited to create original pieces of artwork expressing the excitement and mystery of the SKA and its potential for discovery. Seeing Stars is open to 2D graphic mediums including painting, drawing, textiles and prints of digital art. Mediums not accepted include photography, sculpture, installations or other craft.
Artwork should be based around one or more of the five ‘themes’ identified below, which align with the five research areas for the SKA.
The 2013 themes are:
The birth of stars and galaxies
The mysteries of dark energy
The genius of Einstein
Giant magnetic fields of space
Winner - $3,000
Runner-up - $1,500
12 years and younger category
Winner - iPad
Runner-up - iPad mini
Judges in 2013
Dr Brian Boyle, Australia - New Zealand SKA Project Director
Dr Soula Bennett, Director, Quantum Victoria and President, Science Teachers' Association of Victoria
Mr Wilson Da Silva, Editor in Chief, Cosmos Magazine
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