(top) Smell and performance space with airlock.
(bottom) Detail view of moon rocks and spray pump.
Part of the exhibition Republic of the Moon
December 2011 – February 2012, FACT, Liverpool, UK
Moondust fragrance created for WCTM by perfumer
Steve Pearce of Omega Ingredients Ltd.
Hayley Nicola Fielding
Additional spacesuit customisation by
Photo / Video Hagen Betzwieser
ENTER AT OWN RISK was commissioned by
BBC News In pictures: Republic of the Moon
BBC Material World Artists in Liverpool are preparing to launch a new exhibition that imagines how we might live on the Moon. Ahead of the exhibition's lift-off, Quentin speaks to curator Rob le Frenais and artist Sue Corke about making scratch 'n' sniff lunar postcards and training geese to be astronauts – all in the name of art, of course.
WIRED Republic of the Moon exhibition explores lunar living. By Philippa Warr.
more about the smell of the Moon.
(1) View of the Moon's north pole taken by Galileo's imaging system 1992. NASA.gov
(2) John Young on the Moon taken by Charlie Duke, Apollo 16, 1972, NASA.gov
(3) Gene Cernan, Apollo 17, covered with Moon dust, NASA.gov