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Space art will be auctioned in CDMX – El Sol de México

On October 6, the First Great Space Art Auction at the Universidad Panamericana (UP) in Mexico City, where a hundred lectures will be offered plastic works whose theme is space.

The goal of this auction is to raise funds for the Space mission of the Mexican satellite PAKAL, which researchers from said university work on.

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During the week of October 3 to 7, the University panameric organizes an international space week, within the framework of an academic agenda, cultural and science in commemoration of the launch of the Sputnikwhich occurred on October 4, 1957.

The main event of said week will be the auction, which is a joint effort between PopUp Subastas, directed by Juan José Díaz Infante and Mónica Barragán Rosillo, and the Mexican Space Collective (also directed by Díaz Infante), as reported in a statement. Juan José Díaz Infante, an expert in technologies and culturewill be the curator and auctioneer.

Since 2010, Díaz Infante has been involved in projects of ‘SpaceArt” and space activism, among which the satellite cultural Ulises I, Poem to gravity “Your body, my body” that was part of a zero gravity mission carried out in Russia, the transmission of “Quixote on the Moon” and organized the first auction of NFTs in Mexico, in addition to that he is the founder of the Mexican Space Collective, the first group of citizens of its kind and that evolved into the Mexican Civil Space Agency.

The house also participates Pop Up Auctioneerwhich has three years of experience as an innovative format in more than 60 events, among which stand out auctions organized throughout Mexico for causes such as the Poniatowska Foundation, the Mexican Red Cross SMA., Banco de Alimentos SMA., Fundación Familiar in CDMX., La Nana in CDMX. , Foundation for Breast Cancer in Qro., and soon the patronage of the Museum of Art of Querétaro the MAQRO.

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Is auction seeks to raise funds for the mission of the PAKAL-satellitewhose purpose will be to collect information on space debris and whose development is in charge of the Pan American University and the Colibri Mission Laboratory.

The event, which will be open to the general public, will take place on October 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City, located at: Annex 507 of the Faculty of Engineering of the Universidad Panamericana. Augusto Rodin 498, Insurgentes Mixcoac.

More information and reservations to the mail: jdiazinfante@altamiracave.com

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