★ ANILORE BANON
Anilore Banon celebrates the vital energy and fights inaction and immobilism with monumental sculptures made alive by natural elements and sites. She works metal, from steel to most-futuristic material, in a permanent will to provide life to her artworks and to connect people.
Future-oriented artist, she creates her artworks at the frontier between reality and imaginary, transgressing the fine line between impossible and possible.
Anilore told the courage (The Braves installed in the sea on Omaha Beach), the upright man (The Doors of Light at the French Mint in Paris), the Words which, at the dawn of the third millennium, inspire a gathered humanity (The 10 Commandments installed Place Vendôme in Paris)…
★ SHAUN WHITEHEAD, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR – SCOUTEK LTD, UK
Shaun’s professional archaeological and space exploration technology work is carried out within his small company, Scoutek Ltd. His work has taken him to the four corners of the world, where he has watched things he has built go hurtling off to deep space and Mars, and crawled along dark stone passageways in search of historical finds.
Shaun is a qualified Chartered Engineer and a Fellow and Ambassador of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He has experimented using science and engineering to fight crime, combined engineering and art, appears regularly in the media and gives presentations on engineering and exploration.
★ SCIENTIFIC TEAM
Vitae is an artistic project made possible by scientific contributions: engineers, astrophysicist, designers … The choice of materials, the necessary techniques for its transport into space and for its installation on the lunar soil are an integral part of the project.
Vitae already generated enthousiasm, support and gathers incredible competences.
Jean Audouze – Astrophysicist, Research Director Emeritus at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) Honorary President of the French National Commission for UNESCO, President of Prévenance, France
Dassault Systèmes – Feasibility studies – FR
CERN – Frederick Bordry – Geneva CH
ISS Nanoracks – USA / NASA – USA
Astronaut Thomas Pesquet – FR
ISU international space university – Strasbourg FR
Nemesis Material – FR / Laserlines 3D Print – UK / Eramet Patrick Buffet