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20 Jul 2019 - 8 Sep 2019 | 9.00am - 4.00pm

A series of works by artists that consider space exploration from the perspective of the astronaut and represent an aspect of their experience. Featuring artists Adam Norton, David Haines and Joyce Hinterding and Chris Caines the works explore various subject matters like on the impact of space travel on the body, the sounds of space and the colonisation of new lands. Astronaut opens 20 July to 8 September, 2019.

GIANT LEAP 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.

Join us for the official launch of the GIANT LEAP program on Saturday 20 July (3pm-7pm). Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

Adam Norton, Apollo 11 Space Badge (2018), synthetic polymer on acrylic fiberglass, courtesy of the artists and Galerie pompom.

Event Information

LocationCasula Powerhouse
Arts Centre
Switch Gallery

Duration9-5pm on weekdays
9-4pm on

AgesAll ages

CostFree admission

Phone02 8711 7123


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