In its final few days at the Laing Art Gallery
, Newcastle, Mariner 9 is an installation by video artist Kelly Richardson
"Moscow shot for the Moon, and scored a bullseye".
Although the Americans were the first to set foot on the Moon in 1969, they were
not the first to leave their mark on
Baikonour is dying.
> "Kosmograd was a dream, Colonel. A dream that failed. Like space. We have no
need to be here. We have an entire world to put in order."
William Gibson, Bruce
As the Curiousity mission to Mars nears the Red Planet, another venture, Mars
One [http://mars-one.com/], aims to build a permanent settled colony on Mars by
2023. They make it sound so
Finishing this week is Thomas Ruff's exhibition ma.r.s.
[http://www.gagosian.com/exhibitions/thomas-ruff--march-08-2012-2] at the
Gagosian gallery on Brittania Street.
The exhibition features a series of large C-prints of manipulated