Eyes as Oars


The desire to explore has deep roots in our nature. Eyes as Oars is a book about exploration and planet Mars. Blending images of different sources, moving backwards and forwards in time, the work not only has a valiant scientific spine, retracing the milestones of planet Mars observation and exploration over the centuries, but also addresses the narratives associated with the planet and, driven by personal suggestions, the emotional relationship that man has always had with the exploration of the unknown.

Made up of Public Domain and archival materials, the project aims to reflect upon images as a tool for exploration and upon the Web as a land for personal paths; a place in which to retrieve images and breathe new life into them through associations and new sets of meanings.

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12x17 cm - 127 pp.
Edition of 500 copies
Danilo Montanari Editore