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July 2014
Colliding Worlds - How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art by Arthur I. Miller has apperared. The book also features From the Distant Past (pp. 128-130).

Sloterdijk 2013October 2013
A resumée of From the Distant Past authored by T.O. Roth, K. Sembach, A. Nota and B. Staude has appeared in Leonardo Magazine, October 2013, Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 492-493. See also: Project Muse

 

STScI NewsletterMarch 2013
The Hubblecast 63 directed by Oli Usher looks back to presentations of "From the Distant Past" in Venice, Baltimore and New York and discusses in interviews with Bob Fosbury (ESO), Antonella Nota (STScI) and the artist Tim Otto Roth the meaning of spectra in science and art. (more...)


STScI NewsletterAugust 2012
The Space Telescope Science Institue Newsletter reports on From the Distant Past as cover story in its first issue in 2012. (more...)



In collaboration with the Space Telescope Science Institute, the German artist Tim Otto Roth presented a spectacular light art exhibit in November 2011 at the American Museum of Natural History in the heart of New York City. Each evening from November 14 to November 27, green animated waves projected by two high-power lasers were pulsing over the Hayden Sphere in the American Museum of Natural History's Rose Center for Earth and Space.
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projection on lawndetail of the laser projection on the Hayden Sphere, Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History (credit: Tim Otto Roth; AMNH)

"From the Distant Past" was presented for the very first time in Autumn 2010 in the heart of Venice at the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti in occasion of the third Hubble Space Telescope conference. The premiere in the U.S. took place at the Maryland Science Center in September 2011.

Watch a flash docu video from the recent presentation at AMNH: New York 2011
Printable pdf documentation: English/ German
view from 81st street: laser projection on the Hayden Sphere, Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History (credit: Tim Otto Roth; AMNH)