AxS FESTIVAL 2014 | CURIOSITY
TWO WEEKS OF ART, DANCE, MUSIC, THEATER, PERFORMANCE and PROVOCATIVE CONVERSATION
AxS Festival 2014 | CURIOSITY explores the uncharted journey of artistic and scientific creativity — the question, the experiment, the discovery. From Pandora’s irresistible desire to look into the box, to NASA/JPL’s Curiosity roving on the surface of Mars, human inquisitiveness defines our species and resonates powerfully through all works of art and scientific inquiry.
In fall 2014 Pasadena Arts Council will present the sixth AxS Festival, a unique collaboration showcasing the interplay between science and the arts. The festival will feature works from artists responding to the curiosity theme, including dance and theater performances, multimedia and visual arts events, and provocative conversations by artists and thinkers . . . even a curiously amazing ArtScience fair for imagining minds of all ages.
AxS Festival will be presented at partner venues throughout the city, and in 2014 for the first time AxS-commissioned works will be housed in an arresting temporary pavilion — architect-designed and built just for the Festival.
AxS Festival 2014 invites you to a two-week expedition across terrain both ancient and familiar, guided by artists and scientists at the horizon of discovery.