Astonishing Science. Spectacular museum.
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Location: Flight, third floor of the Science Museum
30 Km reflects the artist’s inquisitiveness to understand our planet, and our place within it. With the final few beeps before the radio transmitter signal is lost, we are left with the striking view of the curvature of the Earth enveloping the delicate systems of our planet below.
British artist Simon Faithfull lives in Berlin and London. His drawings, videos and installations have been in numerous national and international solo and group exhibitions. Faithfull’s video works can be found in the Arts Council Collection, The Government Art Collection and the V22 collection. In 2004/5 Faithfull made a two-month journey to Antarctica with the British Antarctic Survey having been selected by Arts Council for their International Fellowships. In 1996 Faithfull made the part-animated Isle of Dogs short film for the BBC’s 10×10 series.
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