video of the month #66: Aleksandra Mir

1/4 2011 — 30/4 2011
Museumsquartier / Videolounge

„First Woman on the Moon, August 28,” 1999

Video, colour, sound
12 min.
Courtesy the artist

Part of the exhibition SPACE. About a Dream

„In order to beat JFK to his word of ‘Putting a man on the moon and bringing him back safely to earth before the end of the decade’ (the ’60s), I wanted to put a woman on the moon before the end of the millennium” (Aleksandra Mir, “Flash Art”, Nr. 260, 2006).