The Discovery Channel. Sept 2016
Directed by Shelley Ayres.
The full feature about Ekaterina Smirnova was streamed during the Daily Planet show on September 30th, 2016
Read a blog post Discovery Channel visiting my art studio
Travelers In The Night. Nov 2016
Listen NOW: Sensing a Comet
Radio Podcast about Ekaterina's 67P project.
Combining Art and Science gives us a new way to appreciate the wonders of the Universe. Created by Dr. Al Grauer, Travelers In The Night radio show features an engaging and informative series of two minute audio programs about asteroids, comets, spacecraft and other objects in space.
NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory blog, Sept 2016
The Rosetta Mission, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, and artist Ekaterina Smirnova
by Dr. Bonnie J. Buratti, Rosetta Project Scientist
"Where art and science meet, that’s where you’ll find Ekaterina Smirnova, an artist who has made extraordinary representations of Rosetta’s comet that are inspired by the scientific data... Art, poetry, and science, all in one."
Read: NASA Blog
SciArt Magazine, Dec 2017
Straight Talk with Ekaterina Smirnova
by Michal Gavish
"We are all dreamers. Space always captures our dreams and imagination. I was born and grew up in Russia - one of the leading countries exploring space. Since childhood we were inspired by astronauts and saw a lot of imagery of Sputnik, the first satellite to orbit Earth."
WaveLengthArt blog, Feb 2017
Ekaterina Smirnova: Rendezvous with a Comet
"Ekaterina Smirnova is a New York based artist. She is highly inspired by science, particularly the realms of astronomy, physics and chemistry. Smirnova collaborates with scientists from around the world, interpreting their research into art. She works in multi-media formats including; large-scale watercolor paintings, ceramic sculptures, musical collaborations and interactive electronics. She spoke with Wavelength from Hokkaido, Japan where she is presently researching new projects." Read
Gizmodo, Feb 2016
Rosetta's Comet Inspired These Paintings—And the Materials Used to Create Them
by Jennifer Ouellette
"Even her method of painting owes something to the comet. The splashing vapor technique she used in her 67P watercolor paintings is reminiscent of the vapor that forms a comet’s tail.