Through a sequence of images without text, the book unveils the story of the collaborative adventure between an artonaut and an astronaut to produce and experience the first non-terrestrial artwork. The book was published on November 2016 to celebrate the flight to the International Space Station of French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, with whom Kac has collaborated in the creation of the poetic artwork Inner Telescope[Télescope intérieur]. Pesquet’s mission is entitled Proxima and is coordinated by the European Space Agency (ESA). The realization of Space Poetry aboard the ISS is coordinated by l’Observatoire de l’Espace, the art-science lab at the French Space Agency (Centre national d’études spatiales, CNES).
Publisher: Kac Studio, Chicago. 20 pgs., multicolor risograph artist’s book with onlay embroidered patch, 7.6 x 9.8 in (19,5 x 25 cm). Edition of 100. Signed and numbered.