Pale Blue Dot, 2023
Digital video loop, 0:35min
Sound by Nikos Tselios

Titled "Pale Blue Dot," this digital video artwork is an artistic meditation that serves as an ode to Carl Sagan's timeless reflection on our home planet's delicate place within the cosmic arena.

Rendered in a minimalistic style, the piece captures the dance of gravitational forces that orchestrate the movements of our solar system. The monochrome palette brings out the hypnotic patterns of orbit and flow, weaving the intricate and endless ballet of celestial bodies dancing around the sun.

Attempting to encapsulate our existence's solitude against the vastness of space, the artwork invites viewers to contemplate their role within the cosmos. It mirrors Sagan’s profound message—a call to action for planetary stewardship and an invitation to marvel at the cosmic dance where we are but transient participants

“Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves”

The journey depicted through the planets is designed to evoke the historic journey of Voyager 1, which, before leaving our solar system, captured the iconic "Pale Blue Dot" photograph. This seminal moment not only inspired Sagan to write his profound speech but also serves as a powerful reminder of our quest to understand our place in the universe