Daniela de Paulis

SETI Instutute • Artist

Daniela de Paulis is a media artist exhibiting internationally and a licensed radio operator. Her artistic practice is informed by Space in its widest meaning. Since 2009 she has been implementing radio technologies and philosophies in her art projects. She is currently Artist in Residence at the SETI Institute (California) and Artist in Residence at the Green Bank Observatory (West Virginia), with the support of the Baruch Blumberg Fellowship in Astrobiology. She is collaborating with prominent research institutes, including the European Space Agency, INAF (Italian Research Institute for Radio Astronomy), the Donders Centre for Neuroimaging and the University of Cambridge. In 2009 she developed the Visual Moonbounce technology, in collaboration with international radio operators, and for the past fifteen years she has been working on a series of innovative projects combining radio technologies with live performance art and neuroscience. She is a member of the IAA (International Academy of Astronautics) SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Permanent Committee, a member of the IAA Moon Far Side Protection Committee, and a member of the editorial board for the Springer Space and Society series. In addition to her artistic practice, she has published academic papers with the Leonardo MIT Journal, Routledge, Springer, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Inderscience and RIXC, among others. She is the recipient of the Art of Neuroscience Prize 2022 and the recipient of the Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement 2023. In November 2023, the International Astronomical Union named asteroid 52959 Danieladepaulis.