Entries by Janne Iren Robberstad

the Beginnings poster

The poster for Beginnings is ready! It is made by Jon Hoem, in collaboration with DallE3, and artificial intelligence image maker.  We hope it will inspire the production of the opera.

Unfold the Universe

The opera is inspired by the data and images from the James Webb Telescope, and in collaboration with NASA. 31 groups and schools from 17 countries are now sharing their scientific understanding through artistic creations through song, music, dance, acting and eco-art.   Monday, November 20th at 2 pm cet we will Unfold the Universe! This is […]

GSO in Sri Lanka

The wonderful girls in Sri Lanka are collaborating with the equally amazing Indian students in creating the main story for Unfold the Universe. Again we were so warmly welcomed and we had an unforgettable week! “We are the universe experiencing itself!” was the motto for the science-group. And we sure did experience this week! A […]

GSO in India

Two tutors from the GSO-team visited Gujarat, India in February, leading workshops for the students and teachers who are working with the main-story of Unfold the Universe. It was an amazing experience for the foreigners, being greeted with amazing hospitality and celebration. A few photos will show part of the process in the workshops. Our […]


Following the week in Colombia, the GSO-team continued on to Brazil. In just seven days we visited  Santa Maria Madalena, Sao Joao da Barra, Sao Francesco Itabapoana and Campos, attending the 15th International Meeting of Astronomy and AstroPhysics. In addition to a well of interesting presentations, it was also the premiere of the second Brazil […]


In April, the GSO-team visited Colombia. We had a wonderful week in beautiful Colombia, meeting so many great people, enthusiastic and engaged.  Visiting several Universities and schools.

Unfold the Universe – song lyrics

Unfold the Universe is the title not only of this year’s opera, but also the title of the Global Science Opera Choir song/rap. The music is written by Runa Godø Sæter (who recently delivered her MA about Rap Music Video in the GSO). The lyrics are written by Runa, her 6th grade students in collaboration […]

Mind the Gap

According to @MindtheGapEU, an Erasmus+ project where GSO is represented as one of the approaches, digital technology can increase participation in arts education by breaking down geographical and social barriers, enabling educators to connect with communities who rarely participate in cultural experiences. Check out @MindtheGapEU guidelines and recommendations for how create inclusive art practices, on […]