The artists featured in Parallax-e all take this sideways step, adopting an oblique and quirky perspective that serves to question the visual culture of astrophysics research. Put into conversation, the works presented highlight the interplay of technology, aesthetics and politics in the unfolding of our cosmological consciousness. At the heart of the exhibition, scientific imagery rubs shoulders with popular, ancient, symbolic and fantastical representations of the cosmos. Nodding to film, the Flemish Renaissance, history painting and scientific modelling, Parallax-e weaves a complex, multifaceted tapestry of our relationship with the celestial world.
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