Exhibition opening: "Moon Impact. A Geological Story"

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Bulevardul Eroilor 21, Brașov 500030, Romania


Exhibition opening: "Moon Impact. A Geological Story"

The Art Museum expands its interests to the Moon by hosting and organizing the traveling exhibition “Moon Impact. A geological story." The opening will take place on Friday, March 19, at 6 pm, and can be viewed by the public through the Facebook Live platform, on the page of the Brașov Art Museum.

Media representatives are expected at the headquarters of the Art Museum Brasov (B-dul. Eroilor, no. 21) on Friday, March 19, 2021, between 15.00-18.00 by the exhibition team and museum representatives for details on the exhibition project.

The exhibition is organized by the Center National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), with funding from the European Research Council (Impact grant), in partnership with the Faculty of Geology and Geophysics, University of Bucharest. The curator of the exhibition is Dr. Răzvan Caracaș from Brașov, active in Lyon as a principal investigator at the Center National de la Recherche Scientifique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Laboratoire de Géologie, Center Blaise Pascal and adjunct professor at the University of Oslo, Center for Earth Evolution and Dynamics. Producer of the exhibition is museographer Léna Martin, Center National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire de Géologie Lyon. The exhibition is made by an international team coordinated by the two: Natalia Solomatova (USA), Mandy Bethkenhagen (Germany), Timoteüs Bögels (Netherlands), Zhi Li (China) and Renata Brandelli Schaan (Italy).

The exhibition “Moon Impact. A Geological Story” allows the visitor to (re)discover the history of the universe, through the prism of geology, from a new perspective: the formation of the solar system and the Moon, the diversity of the mineral world, the interdependence of life on Earth and the human environment. The exhibition aims to increase interest in science among new audiences. The visitor will be able to admire the animations of distant protoplanetary disks and will find out the atomic secrets of the formation of the first atmosphere of the Earth. The exhibition brings together: mineral samples, meteorites, animations, holograms, digital simulations, 3D models, a microscope, films and large prints.