SCALE / presented by the Aesthetic Technologies Lab ; project spearheaded by John Sabraw ; developed in collaboration with the Aspect Collective, a multi-disciplinary team of artists, scientists, and visionaries


1 videodisc (approximately 5 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Trailer, slideshow and textual content describing SCALE, an interdisciplinary and interactive multimedia experience exploring the issues of scale, including molecular, global, astronomical and digital. The 7-part installation includes a 10 x 85 ft. drawing of the entire Milky Way Galaxy, an 11.5 ft. diameter telescope sculpture with incorporated digital images that demonstrate how a grain of sand can obscure 25,000 galaxies, a translucent digital curtain of one billion stars, a 3D animation of the earth, and a fiber-optic sculpture containing 45 billion atoms.
Trailer (4 min.) -- Slideshow (1:14 min.) -- Project description -- Team description.
Title and credits from menu screen.
Videodisc created to accompany SCALE, an astronomy-themed exhibition at the Kennedy Museum of Art at Ohio University from May 5 to December 16, 2007.
DVD creation and design, Nina Caporale, John Sabraw ; trailer camera work and editing, Scott Durka, Sergey Kahn, Josh Reith ; synopsis and informational content, John Sabraw, Brigit Litzinger, Cassie Koehler.
Aspect Collective lead artist, John Sabraw ; Astronomy and Physics, Dr. Mangala Sharma, Dr. Thomas Statler ; Aesthetic Technology Lab, Dr. Katherine Milton, Nathaniel Berger.

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