Reflections on the moon landing – artworks

Moonmen, digital print and engraving on acrylic glass with text, 2008

This work explores the finding that the entire length of human DNA when laid out was estimated to equal 70,000 return trips to the moon. The work also references the notion of multiplicity

The smell of silence, digital print on paper, 2006

This is a digital print from a series of texts on silence and the senses, with various interpretations. In reference to the moon landing, the astronauts, when exploring this new world experienced a totally new way of discovery without the use of the senses of taste, touch, hearing or smell.

Marea Atkinson