Sunday, 5 August 2012

'Mariner 9' at Whitley Bay's Spanish City, August 2012


Kelly Richardson's 'Mariner 9' is a giant video art installation in Whitley Bay's recently refurbished Spanish City. The 12-metre screen depicts the Martian landscape a hundred years or so from now, following human activity on the Red Planet. Richardson used Terragen software and NASA's own data to create a realistic portrayal of the Red Planet.

The exhibition is one of several Tyneside Cinema-sponsored events taking place in the Spanish City, including the forthcoming Whitley Bay Film Festival.

'Mariner 9' runs until 19th August; entry is free and more information is available here.