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SAMUEL PERALTA, Ph.D.
Payload Coordinator & Curator, The Lunar Codex
Physicist and storyteller - Samuel Peralta's fiction has hit the Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller lists, and his poetry has won awards worldwide, including from the BBC, the UK Poetry Society, and the League of Canadian Poets.
Acclaimed for his Future Chronicles anthologies, he is also an award-winning composer, and a producer of independent films, including The Fencer, nominated for a Golden Globe®, and Real Artists, winner of an Emmy® Award.
Samuel has curated several exhibits with PoetsArtists, at the Art NXT Level / 33 Contemporary Gallery in Chicago, and on Artsy.net, and is a named sponsor of the permanent Yayoi Kusama infinity mirrored room at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
With a Ph.D. in physics and an entrepreneurial career in high-technology, Samuel is CEO of Incandence, serving on the board of several publicly-traded firms, and mentoring start-ups at the University of Toronto’s ICUBE accelerator.
The Lunar Codex brings together some of his work - plus the work of 1500 other creative artists, and one A.I. - on time capsules to the Moon, launched via the commercial partners of NASA's Artemis program.