Off the Hook Arts presents:
SummerFest 2018: Mission Earth
June 24 – July 20
This summer’s festival takes a deep and thoughtful look at climate change and its impact on the planet by bringing together music, the visual arts, and science for four weeks of concerts. lectures, films, art exhibitions and STEAM-based educational events for all ages. Mission Earth is dedicated to the life and work of the late astronaut and scientist, Dr. Piers Sellers OBE.
With more than 30 events across four weeks, Off the Hook Arts SummerFest 2018 will host a wide variety of performances, lectures and classes. At the center of the Festival’s many highlights, are world premieres by composer and Artistic Director of Off the Hook Arts, Bruce Adolphe and Artist-in-Residence Kate Doyle.
More About SummerFest
Every season OtHA presents music and visual arts in combination with issues of sciences or social conscience. These collaborations result in unique and diverse events. SummerFest 2018’s theme, climate change and its impact on the planet, will be highlighted through several key presentations.
At the heart of the festival is a multimedia project called Ouroboros, featuring video, animation, music, and sounds from space and planet earth, created by artist Kate Doyle with composer Bruce Adolphe and fellow artist Chris Clay.
Kate Doyle’s installation Ouroboros features Bruce Adolphe’s work, composed for the project, I saw how fragile and infinitely precious the world is. The title is taken from the words of Dr. Piers Sellers, spoken as he space-walked on the International Space Station, 200 miles above the Earth.