Mission to the Moon

A re-enactment of the Apollo 11 mission of 1969. Foamlab Holland not only recycles this icon of technological confidence, but also the materials used to build it. At the exhibition Kunstvlaai/Art Pie International, two brave astronauts, Elias Tieleman and Johannes Sterk, can be seen jogging around in preparation for their mission. They exit the Lander accompanied by the original sound recordings from the Moon landing in ’69, for general exploration of the lunar surface, the setup of lunar cameras, collecting stone samples and planting the flag. After completing the mission they are released from their spacesuits by astronaut assistants, Cocky Eek and Theun Karelse. The capsule was made with the generous assistance of Ruben Bus.