Promised the Moon: Curator in Conversation

THIS EVENT IS PART OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF APOLLO 11'S LANDING ON THE MOON. MORE DETAILS ABOUT MOON WEEK AT ANU IN JULY HERE

Join the curator, Dr Ursula Fredrick in the Main Gallery to hear more about the works in the exhibition Promised the Moon and the importance of the artists in communicating and commemorating the ACT's unique space heritage.

This event is part of Moon Week, presented by ANU in partnership with the ACT Government.

Promised the Moon

Fifty years after the Apollo 11 Mission, fourteen artists reflect on the Australian Capital Territory's unique space heritage and the region's connections to the lunar landings.

Artists: Bec Bigg-Wither, Tom Buckland, Heather Burness, Susan Chancellor, Dean Cross, Deirdre Feeney, UK Frederick, Lee Grant, Ellis Hutch, Julian Laffan, Jacqui Malins, Rose Montebello, Macdonald Nichols, and Erica Seccombe.

Curated by Dr Ursula Frederick

Promised the Moon is supported by the ACT Government's Heritage Grant Programme and ANU.

Image: Erica Seccombe, Celestial body: so near yet so far (detail), 2019, volumetric data, basalt rock sample. Credits: ANU CT Lab.

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