Liliane Lijn

Moonmeme

Real-time computer simulation

In Moonmeme, the artist reveals her concept to write on the Moon from the Earth using a laser beam. The word 'SHE" is projected onto the surface of the moon, the meaning of this word being gradually transformed as the Moon moves through its phases.

The image you see tracks the real moon's phase and updates every 26 hours and 13 minutes.

This project is an homage to the feminine principal of transformation and renewal which for millennia was held sacred in the form of the full moon and its recurring monthly cycle.

Digital artwork by Richard Wilding

Lunar phase source material by Tom Ruen

Astronomical calculations by Paul Millar in collaboration with John Campbell Brown

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