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feature shoot‘s Interview with Michael Najjar #Space #celebratephotography

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Michael Najjar‘s work is incredible – really, really incredible. Be sure to check it out in real life if you’re in New York from 3/31-5/14 at Benrubi Gallery.

From feature shoot:

In his futuristic ‘outer space’ images where astronauts dangle on umbilical cords in vast tanks of water, and where landscapes of Iceland’s glacial regions are superimposed with space probe shots of one of Jupiter’s moons, reality and fiction become ambiguously entwined. We speak with the artist to find out more about this fascinating series.

When did your interest in space training begin?
“When I bought my ticket with Virgin Galactic. I was very much interested in how professional astronauts have to prepare for a flight to the International Space Station (ISS).”

Where did you find out about SpaceShipTwo’s mission and where is it headed? Also how did you get a space on it?
“When I started the ‘outer space’ series in 2011, it was quickly clear that I wanted to fly into space myself to have ‘first hand’ experience. After doing some research I got in touch with Virgin Galactic. With the help of three of my collectors, I was able to buy ticket to become one of their Pioneer Astronauts.”

Read the full interview and visit Michael Najjar’s site


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