Bella Gaia was inspired by stories from astronauts “who spoke of the life-changing power of seeing the Earth from space.”
The production combines “supercomputer data-visualizations” thanks to NASA, live music and dance, “high-fidelity orbital views” of Earth, and cultural photography.
The project aims to manifest the relationship and interconnectedness between Mother Nature and people/civilization, not shying away from human affects on the biosphere while “celebrating the evolution of art and culture.”
Director-composer Kenji Williams helps “audiences… realize deeply, emotionally, that there IS something to lose, and therefore there IS something to preserve, to steward… generating the elusive but critical emotional response: A Reason to Care.”
See Bella Gaia at Beckman Auditorium as a part of Caltech’s Performing Art Series on April 15.
Bella = beautiful.
Gaia: “In Greek mythology Gaia was the mother goddess who presided over earth.”
Saturday, April 15th at 8 p.m.
Caltech Beckman Auditorium
1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena 91125
Tickets: $45, $40, $35, $10 (for youth)
Purchase tickets here
For details, visit BellaGaia.com/LA