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The return of Moon Mania, but are we asking the right questions?

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Gina Fairley

Why Australia's space race is caught in nostalgia, when we should be asking if it’s responsible to glorify space advancement at the cost of society, and how artists are shifting that conversation.

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International artists bring their individual voices to a contemporary exploration of the continuing relevance of the historic 1969 lunar landing in the 2019 Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB) exhibition To The Moon and Back.

About the author

Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW.

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