The Lunar Codex project is taking art to space! With around 30,000 works of art, literature, music, film, theatre and original commissions (enough for man in the moon to open a museum!) will be sent to sites on the moon’s surface aboard three landing modules scheduled for liftoff between November 2023 and November 2024.
The Lunar Codex materials are being sent to the moon through the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS), which offers transportation services for commercial and nongovernmental organisations. Peralta sees the Lunar Codex project as “a message-in-a-bottle to the future, so that travellers who find these time capsules might discover some of the richness of our world today”, he told Designboom. “It speaks to the idea that, despite wars and pandemics, and environmental upheaval, humankind found time to dream, time to create art.
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