Michelangelo Pistoletto's Third Paradise comes back to Earth SPAC3, the planetary collective artwork which links Space and Earth, enriched with thousands of artworks

The latest images shot by Paolo Nespoli from the International Space Station are available on the app
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ROME, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelangelo Pistoletto's Third Paradise, which travelled to Space with the ASI Mission VITA on 28th July, came back to the Earth with the ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli last Thursday, 14th December.


The reformulation of the symbol of the infinity by the great Italian artist was chosen by ASI (Italian Space Agency) and ESA (European Space Agency) as the main element of the logo of the mission VITA in collaboration with RAM radioartemobile and Cittadellarte -- Pistoletto Foundation.

The return of Paolo Nespoli means the time to introduce SPAC3, the artistic and cultural project developed by ESA together with RAM radioartemobile in cooperation with ASI and Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, has finally come. The result is positive: thousands of users from all over the world decided to use the app and social networks as tools to launch their own sustainability messages on six major areas of interest: the protection of the Earth, zero hunger and food safety for all, water and underwater world, health and wellbeing, react to climate change, transformation of society with sustainable production and consumption, to promote 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda.

Several countries and regions showed greater sensitivity towards this projectItaly holds the largest number of downloads, followed by India, China and SpainIndian users were particularly interested in the topic of sustainability: the favorable reaction that not only shown in the number of downloads in the country, but also the number of appeals through the app, which went on composing the incredible social collective artwork viewable on

Through the touch function moving particles can be called up and unveil the images that each participant posted on social networks. In total there were over 5,000 people who have decided to join this project.

"SPAC3 was born to unify humanity in a great project of balance and harmony, a great work of art that involves all humanity in connection with the spatial operation," said Michelangelo Pistoletto, "With the return of Paolo Nespoli, the life of SPAC3 is far from having exhausted itself: we take this planetary work around the world as a symbol of collective sensibility towards sustainability"


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