Daniela de Paulis


Daniela de Paulis is an interdisciplinary artist based in The Netherlands. She exhibits internationally, often collaborating with other artists, scientists and radio amateurs. Since October 2009 she is artist in residence at the Dwingeloo radio telescope and ASTRON, the Dutch research centre for radio astronomyShe is member of the permanent international SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) committee, the only worldwide forum for SETI scientists, and member of the METI (Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence) advisory panel. She is a regular contributor for the Wow! Signal Podcast. She has published her work with the Leonardo MIT Journal, Inderscience and Cambridge University Press. 

She is currently working on a new project called ‘COGITO’ for which she is collaborating with the Overview Institute, as well as neuroscientists and philosophers. 

COGITO is a thought experiment, currently in the process of being developed as an art installation and experiential excursion in the Drenthe area (NL). The project is the result of several years research at the Dwingeloo radio telescope and ASTRON, during which she had the opportunity to work with interstellar transmissions for a number of her art works.