Barnstorming the Moon
We are thrilled to participate in the fifth annual edition of Photoville – New York City’s FREE premier photo destination. Join us and witness thought-provoking, challenging, and exceptional photography! We are collaborating with Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration, and United Photo Industries and bringing to Photoville never-printed- before, high-resolution images of the Moon!
Mark Your Calendars
From 21-Sep until 25-Sep, WhiteWall will be at Container#33 in the Brooklyn Bridge Park, directly under the bridge in DUMBO. Stop by, meet our experts, and don’t forget to ask them how to win your own print of the Moon!
While millions dream of traveling to the Moon, only twelve humans have walked on the Moon. For now, the next best thing is NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera and the incredibly high-resolution images it transmits back to Earth.
“Barnstorming the Moon,” a collection of images, some of them never printed before, conveys the beauty and grandeur of the lunar landscape, highlights ongoing science discoveries and gives a sense of the history of lunar exploration. The exhibition will be carried out in a 20 x 8 x 8 ft container for the duration of the festival. Prints positioned outside the container are original photo prints under acrylic glass, which offers incredible sharpness, brilliant color and can be produced in formats of up to 114 by 71 inches. Prints on display inside are direct prints on aluminum-dibond that provide an added sense of dimension to the photographs.
Mark Robinson is a Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. His research interests are currently focused on the origin and evolution of planetary crusts, including volcanism, tectonism, and regolith development. He is working on the Mars 2020 Rover and is Principal Investigator (PI) of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).
The LROC imaging systems provide opportunities to map compositional variations of the lunar crust and reveal details of how airless body regoliths (soils) are formed and evolve with time – key knowledge for planning and executing future lunar exploration endeavors.
Learn more about the images from the Moon here.
Barnstorming the Moon at Photoville
Presented by WhiteWall, Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration, and United Photo Industries
September 21-25 2016
Brooklyn Bridge Park | Container #33
FREE & open to the public
Enter our on-site raffle for a chance to win your own photo of the Moon