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Mars. The Red Mirror

Genesis of an Exhibition

Juan Insua

Publication date: 17/11/2021


Why Mars? An exhibition on Mars could only make sense if it connected with the great dilemmas of a present-future that has become radically strange to the human species without forgetting the fascination that the fourth planet in the solar system has exerted over the centuries.

This article summarizes the work process and the vicissitudes of an exhibition that was fully affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The exhibition “Mars. The Red Mirror” has been a complex project, and ended up being one of the most visited exhibitions at the CCCB.