Celebrate Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary with Leonardo's Lunar-est Excursions

By Nick Cronbach

50 years after the historic moon landing mission, take a look back at Leonardo's history of engagement with the lunar missions and the artists, researchers and theorists they've inspired.
All articles are free to read and download through August 15.

Daniela de Paulis, “OPTICKS and Visual Moonbounce in Live Performance,” Leonardo Vol. 49, No. 5, 438-439 (2016).

Michael Betancourt, “The Semiotics of the Moon as Fantasy and Destination,” Leonardo Vol. 48, No. 5, 408-418 (2015).

Stephen Petersen, review of Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Program by David Meerman Scott and Richard Jurek, Leonardo Vol. 48, No. 2, 200-201 (2015).

Colleen Boyle, “You Saw the Whole of the Moon: The Role of Imagination in the Perceptual Construction of the Moon,” Leonardo, Vol. 46, No. 3, 246-252 (2013).

Katarina Damjanov, “Lunar Cemetery: Global Heterotopia and the Biopolitics of Death,” Leonardo Vol. 46, No. 2, 159-162 (2013).

Joanna Griffin, “Moon Vehicle: Reflections from an Artist-Led Children's Workshop on the Chandrayaan-1 Spacecraft's Mission to the Moon,” Leonardo Vol. 45, No. 3, 218-224 (2012).

Sundar Sarukkai, “Many Faces: Reimagining the Moon,” Leonardo Vol. 43, No. 3,  216-217 (2010).

Danqing Shi, “Cinderella Lunar Mission: Everyone Has a Chance to Set Foot on the Moon,” Leonardo Vol. 43, No. 3,  218-222 (2010).

Edvin Østergaard, “Moon Music: A Composition of Art and Science in Dialogue,” Leonardo Vol. 43, No. 3,  223-228 (2010).