Support the project • Published 20 AUGUST 2019

We are super thankful for the support from institutions and individuals for Chapter One of Hemelliggaam or The Attempt To Be Here Now - it has been a great adventure so far.

As we are still in progress with developing the contents, nearing the third and final chapter with upcoming exhibitions - we are looking for further support for the content development, publications and exhibition production costs.


Our timeline and milestones

Completed
MAY 2016
START OF PROJECT (FIRST TRIP TO SUTHERLAND)
APRIL 2018
CHAPTER ONE EXHIBITION, IZIKO SOUTH AFRICAN MUSEUM AND THE COMPANY’S GARDEN, CAPE TOWN
APRIL 2018
NIGHT SCREENING CONCERT WITH ALESSANDRO GIGLI, CAPE TOWN
JUNE - NOV 2018
OUTDOOR EXHIBITION AT SAAO, OBSERVATORY, CAPE TOWN
SEPT 2018
CAP PRIZE EXHIBITION, THEATERPLATZ BASEL, SWITZERLAND
NOV 2018 - MAY 2019
CHAPTER ONE EXHIBITION, SALT VISITOR CENTER & SUTHERLAND PLANETARIUM
MAY - AUG 2019
CARNARVON MUSEUM & KAREEBERG LIBRARY, MAY

Upcoming
SEPT 2019
GROUP SHOW - DA GUARENE ALL'ETNA, BOILING PROJECTS, FONDAZIONE SANDRETTO RE REBAUDENGO, GUARENE, ITALY

In progress and planned
2019

CHAPTER ONE PUBLICATION (BOOK)
2019 - 2020
COMPLETION OF CHAPTER TWO AND THREE CONTENTS
2020
EXHIBITIONS, VARIOUS LOCATIONS (CAPE TOWN, PRETORIA, BLOEMFONTEIN, DURBAN AND INTERNATIONAL)
2020
EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND PROJECT BOOK PUBLICATION
2020-2021
DIGITAL ARCHIVE DEVELOPMENT


Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunity available for upcoming exhibitions and publications.

Funding

The project is contributing to the Roadmap of the history of Astronomy in South Africa and is supported by the National Research Foundation(NRF) in this regard. The development of an ‘archive’ and an array of curated exhibitions and screenings is the result. Our Chapter One works and exhibition production has also been supported by the Consulate of Italy in Cape Town and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. As our first chapter has been well received and exhibited and we are continuing the work we would like to apply for additional funding for completion of additional activities.

Prints on pre-sale

A great way for collectors or companies to get involved is via purchasing of our limited edition fine art prints and videos from the project. The proceeds at this stage all goes towards more content development and production costs.
Prints available from
Chapter One & Chapter Two(In progress - Password anna)


Please contact info@hemelliggaam.com for print orders and further details.
Thank you,
Nic +27828833311
Tommaso +27606767254‬

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