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BAHAR  Malti  2017


Deep Space Ocean 2019


In 55 years of manned space travel, 547 people have traveled through space.

But only three people have seen the deepest parts of the ocean with their own eyes -

11,034 meters below sea level.

While star explosions in space led to the creation of all elements,

who made life on this planet possible

the oceans produce as much oxygen as all land plants put together.

This is how you keep our bodies alive with every breath.

The oceans were always there

their surfaces still look the same

like thousands of years ago. 

“But if you look deeper, 90 percent of the seas are  overfished.

Two thirds of the coral reefs badly damaged. "  (Sylvia Earle, oceanologist)  

The video-sound-installation "Deep Space Ocean" and Bahar  Malti  want to draw attention to the depths.  


Videos (© Joanna Vortmann): Ocean waves, universal, in motion, deep.

Sound: Cosmic Sounds  

Huygens  Planings on  Titan on January 14, 2005

  Electromagnetic radiation from the atmosphere of Neptune,

recorded by Voyager 2 on 24./25. August 1989.

Rights: NASA

Radio wave eruption from a solar flare (Sunspot 1158) on February 13, 2011, captured by an astronomer in New Mexico.

Rights: Thomas Ashcraft, Observatory of Heliotown

Hubble Deep Space image of galaxy cluster RXC J142.9 + 4438 on August 13, 2018. Rights: NASA. Rights / Sonification: System Sounds, Matt Russo, Andrew Santaguida

Special thanks to Professor Carolin Crawford from Cambridge University,

for her inspiration and especially the sounds she made available to me.

Your lecture on "Sounds of the Universe" is wonderful.

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