Full Moon Symposium

Organized by the Moon Life Foundation - an interdisciplinary platform initiated by Alicia Framis

Saturday, 8 October 2011 (International Observe the Moon Night) 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Location: SMBA, Rozenstraat 59, Amsterdam

Entrance: free

Moon Life speculates on the possibility that humans will live in space in the future. The project examines the potentialities and challenges of life on the Moon not only in the fields of architecture and design but also for social, public and political life. Artists, architects and designers are encouraged to radical thinking towards concepts of habitat design for the Moon to create a platform for the public to engage with these notions and discuss the ‘publicness’ of the possibility for living on the Moon.

The Full Moon symposium brings together scientists, architects, designers and artists to present and exchange their ideas, visions and designs for (daily) life on the Moon and in space.

Participants include:

DUS architects, Amsterdam; Edhv, graphic designers, Eindhoven; Alicia Framis, artistic director Moon Life Foundation, Amsterdam; Rob La Frenais, Arts Catalyst, UK; Liquifer Systems Group, Vienna; John Lonsdale, architect, UK/Amsterdam; Satyendra Pakhalé, industrial designer, India/Amsterdam; Tao Sambolec, artist, Slovenia/Amsterdam; Andreas Vogler, architect, Switzerland / Munich

The symposium is organized in conjunction with the presentation of the Moon Life Concept Store in Amsterdam (until 15 October, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 262, Amsterdam)

More information: moon-life.org


The Amsterdam Fund for the Arts; SNS REAAL Fonds; Jozo salt; Moon Life Foundation.

MOON LIFE PROJECT has received valuable help, great and small, and is grateful to all those who have contributed one way or other from the very beginning:

Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam; Philips; Consulate General of Spain in New York; Ministerio de Cultura Spain; Fundacio LLull per les Arts Catalunya; Rabobank; SMART Project Space; Archis Foundation; AECID; Helga de Alvear gallery; Annet Gelink gallery; Barbara Gross gallery; LWEG (Lunar special program); Beca Acin Diputacion de Teruel; Arthub Asia; TK Terrace; Volume; ESA; Consulate of Spain in Shanghai; Amsterdam Fund for the Arts; SNS REAAL Fonds; Jozo salt; Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam; Sprmrkt Specials; Teijin Aramid.