In order to acknowledge Curiosity’s touchdown on Mars, NASA commissioned the anglo-american duo known as Kahnselesnick
to create a series of work, entitled ‘Mars: Adrift on the Hourglass Sea’, representing their vision of existence on Mars.
The artist’s interpretation of Mars infused “infused phantasmagorical elements of science fiction and the surreal. (1) The dream-like scenarios include specially created sculptures and installations, and deliberately features solely women, as Nicholas Kahn of Kahnselesnick explains:
‘I think earth wouldn’t be on its path toward destruction if it was run by women, so we decided to give Mars a little hope by
sending two women up who wouldn’t necessarily see conquering and seizing all of its minerals as a main thing.’ (1)
Take a look at what they created: