ADAM NORTON

The Mars Project

12 October – 24 November 2013

Broken Hill Regional Gallery


The Mars Project is an exhibition of artworks which use the theme of space and science to explore the contemporary Australian landscape by artist Adam Norton. The exhibition features selected works from the last ten years as well as the new video installation work 'The Mars Project', which is the result of a residency in Broken Hill in 2012. The Artist & Curator in Residence Grant Program is supported by the Copyright Agency Limited’s Cultural Fund, and is managed by Museums and Galleries NSW.

Space Bed
2010
cardboard, tennis balls, racket straps
62 × 198 × 66 cm

Space Yurt
2012
foam core, corflute, silver bubble rap, acrylic domes, survival gear, rubber flooring
270 × 306 × 306 cm

The Mars Project
2013
HD DVD, 28 minutes
NO DIMENSIONS
Edition of 5 + 1AP

Phobos
2002
synthetic polymer paint on board
60 × 60 cm (framed)

Phobos II
2010
synthetic polymer paint on board
73 × 73 cm (framed)

Extraterrestrial Highway
2010
synthetic polymer paint on baord, PVC pipe, expandable foam
300 × 183 × 50 cm

Prohibited Area
2010
synthetic polymer paint on board, wooden poles, bolts
240 × 122 × 7 cm

Area 51
2008
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
200 × 118 cm

We Are Not The First
2012
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
183 × 122 cm

Mars Gravity Simulator (video documentation)
2011
HD Video
NO DIMENSIONS
Edition of 3 + AP

Little Meteorite
2010
synthetic polymer on board
17 × 20 cm (framed)