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    Star Centos was a virtual tour of the stars in accompaniment with centos written and performed by poets Keith S. Wilson and Cristina Correa. In c… Read More
    Star Centos was a virtual tour of the stars in accompaniment with centos written and performed by poets Keith S. Wilson and Cristina Correa. In collaboration with the Adler Planetarium, projections of the constellations (andromeda, Cygnus, Medusa, and Orion) were projected in 360° on the Grainger Sky Theatre visualization dome. Read Less
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What were Star Centos?

A cento is a literary work composed of quotations from other works. Star Centos was a virtual tour of the stars, created with the cooperation of the Adler Planetarium. The centos, written and performed by poets Keith S. Wilson and Cristina Correa, combined poetry that concerned itself with the mythological characters found in the constellations as well as science writings about the stars themselves. 
This video has been reformatted from its original projection format to fit on a flat screen.
This video has been reformatted from its original projection format to fit on a flat screen.
Projections of the constellations (Andromeda, Cygnus, Medusa, and Orion) and the Milky Way Galaxy, where the tour took place, were projected in 360° on the Grainger Sky Theatre visualization dome. Further images for the projection were chosen from Adler Planetarium Collections.
The digital presentation/performance was created for Ekphest, a festival in celebration of ekphrastic art (art in response to other art forms) in partnership between nationally recognized Chicago poets and a number of participating Chicago museums and institutions.
Star Centos Credits
Created by Keith S. Wilson and Cristina Correa.
Event Coordinators: Fo Wilson and Krista Franklin
Special Thanks to: Julieta Aguilera and Kyle Sater