Vargas-Suarez Universal's work speaks to his investigation and representation of the visualization of technical and scientific data related to space programs and innovations. He is an artist currently living and working between New York; Texas and Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic in Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan). He was born in Mexico City and raised in the Houston, Texas suburb of Clear Lake City, adjacent to the Johnson Space Center (NASA). He studied astronomy and art history at the University of Texas at Austin.
Universal's work sources spaceflight programs, astronomy, and aerospace architecture to develop his artwork, He has conducted his research at NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA; Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico, Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL; Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX; Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Korolyov (Moscow), Russia; and the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Images and information from Mars remote sensing, aerospace architecture, earth observation, and materials sciences are amongst many of the constantly flowing and evolving real-time sources used in the studio and post-studio processes.
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