Materials related to the creation of Victor Gama's multimedia performance piece, VELA 6911. This work was commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 2012. The work assumes that a secret nuclear test undertaken in Antarctica in 1979 from the perspective of Lindsey Rooke [pseudonym], a woman officer who was part of the mission. The collection mainly includes images and sound recordings from Gama's trip to Antartica in January 2012; high definition videos of practices and multiple performances of VELA 6911; and related photographs documenting the research and performance of VELA 6911. Also included are journals and folders of handwritten notes, musical scores, and material related to the research and context of VELA 6911. Collection features 507 videos, 3,093 high resolution photographs, 600 research documents, scanned original scores and performance information.