Under the Same Moon
Monday 26 August 2019
Featuring work by artists that are members of community or cultural groups that have particular relationships with the moon. The exhibition captures beliefs, myths and legends related to the moon, including: the importance of the moon on Chinese astrology, cultural responses to eclipses of the moon, UFO’s. Local artists and groups respond to capture their unique relationships with the moon- featuring Daniel Boyd, Guan Wei, Hedar Abadi, Leanne Tobin and Macarthur Astronomical Society and more.
This is a multi-arts program of events and exhibitions, marking the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and the landing of the first humans on the moon in 1969.
The Giant Leap exhibition program includes: Memories of the Moon Landing in the Marsden Gallery; High Loom large-scale installation in the Turbine Hall by Lisa Sammut; Astronaut in the Switch Gallery; Future in the Upper Turbine Gallery; and, Under the Same Moon in the Hopper Gallery and fun, interactive activities in the Kids Gallery. You can also visit the One Small Step exhibition at Liverpool Museum.