- Sat 12 Oct - 16:30
The Sky Commodified explores the territorial complexities of the emerging astro-industry in the Chilean Desert. Entangling the perspectives of the human and non-human, indigenous and foreign inhabitants of the Atacama, the film addresses notions of presence and progress, focusing on the social impacts that they have.
With an introduction by Govert Schilling
Govert Schilling writes about astronomy and space research for national and international newspapers and magazines. He has published dozens of books about various astronomy-related subjects and is often invited for radio and tv programmes to provide information on recent astronomic discoveries. In the spring of 2019 he presented the six-part tv show called “Govert to the Edge of the Universe”. In 2007 the planetoid (10986) was named after him by the International Astronomical Union.