November 11 - 13, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

A live broadcast and exhibition produced by

Curated by Sofia Bastidas Vivar

A Nomadic Radio Show Is Visiting Dallas to Advocate for a Move From Oil-Based Energy to Solar - Dallas Observer (Radio Espacio Estacion) is a nomadic, multilingual, online radio broadcast addressing themes of mobility, migration, and transportation. hosts time and site-specific broadcasts that adapt to the local scenarios and situations. The transmission integrates at least two languages at once, focusing on language incorporation and integration rather than translation. Broadcast events create a platform for dialogue, music, and sound experiments, connecting local participants and collaborators to an ever-growing audience of global listeners.       

Broadcasting live from November 11-13th 11-5pm, SOLARIO will explore the sun's presence and promise in transportation, migration, and climate transformation. The three-day broadcast in Spanish and English will address sun rooms, solar racing competitions, solar energy and ecology, considering the sun’s impact on social, political, and infrastructural dynamics in Dallas and across the SunBelt. On November 11 and 12th, will open a channel for intensive conversation and sound and music performances with local voices on solar topics and themes. On Sunday November 13, will broadcast key lectures and discussions from New Cities, Future Ruins, a four-year curatorial initiative inviting artists, designers, and thinkers to re-imagine and engage the extreme urbanism of America's Western Sun Belt. Sunday’s morning broadcast will transmit the mainstage presentations from SMU. In the afternoon, will broadcast conference roundtables, and host its own roundtable in the Pollock Gallery with artist Aaron Landsman on the Perfect City project and other special guests. For the remaining days of the exhibition, the Pollock Gallery will become a listening booth for the SOLARIO broadcast.

About: is an online, nomadic, multilingual radio station.
We hosts 24-hr broadcast events on mobility and movement. We take up topics of transportation, migration, and climate transformation, transmitting local voices, music and sound to create an audio portrait of a place in time. Our radio events are often hosted while on the move--from trucks, cars, boats, and bikes. Each broadcast connects an ever-growing network of 5000+ global listeners, and is co-broadcast with local terrestrial and/or online stations.