Revolution: Moon — Special Edition

SUBJECT: A Day in the Life: July 20th 1969
CONTENTS: Speck + Life Magazine + Archive + Multimedia Supplements
DIMENSIONS: 530 x 350 mm

JULY 20th 1969

The Space race begins and the dispute between Communism and Capitalism comes to a rise resulting in the technological conflict of the decade. The United States experience its longest uninterrupted period of economic expansion in history and, though war is upon the nation, an impossible mission to reach a deserted rock becomes the country’s prime focus.

The attempt to prove the nation’s authority, ultimately came to testify a shift in perspective on how media filtered reality, the genesis of a generation hooked on contemplation - the perfect specimen of televised picture’s profound repercussions. 
"Simply throughout their performances, certain media events
can have a profound effect on the world"

Steve Rushton, Dot Dot Dot
by Ana Pedro Henriques
Daft Punk Collection
by Diogo Azevedo


Voyage To the Moon (1969) - Archibald MACLEISH
Man on the Moon (1970) - Richard Nixon [S.l] : United States Information Agency.
The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image (1999) - 
Leonard SHLAIN, Penguin
On Photography (1979) - Susan SONTAG, Penguin
Image Music Text (1993) - Roland BARTHES
Apollo : A retrospective analysis (1994) - Roger D. LAUNIUS (NASA History Office)
Simulacra and Simulation (1995) - Jean BAUDRILLARD
The last man on the moon (1999) - Eugene CERNAN + Don DAVIS
Left to Right: The Cultural Shift from Words to Pictures (2006) - David CROW
The Societal Impact of Spacefligh (2007) - Steven J. DICK + Roger D. LAUNIUS
Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (1978) - R. Buckminster FULLER
Sixties Design (2001) - Philippe GARNER, Taschen
The medium is the massage (2001) - Marshall MCLUHAN + Quentin FIORE
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