Telestellar

2015

Emily gauges with Kepler 37

A tragedy in attempted space travel causes citizens to lose interest in leaving Earth. In an attempt to renew excitement toward outer space, Len invents a system that matches people to stars by translating their DNA into star characteristics. Telestellar catches on, and becomes much more potent than Len ever could've imagined.

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Annual festival of blue supergiant stars, Radius 3B


Anonymous meeting of rapidly-dying stars, Chicago, IL

I designed a series of objects, took pictures, and wrote stories to capture glimpses into a world under Telestellar. Digital storytelling affords an interactive, immersive way of forming a narrative.

Telestellar artifacts on display at Sullivan Galleries in Chicago in 2015.