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No Moon Landing

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York Lane Art Collective

Stratford, ON



Offered in English.

Has gender-neutral washrooms and wheelchair accessible.


This exhibition shows anomalies and inconsistencies within the information supplied by The National Aeronautical and Space Administration concerning the July 1969 moon landing. Incorporating original clippings from the artist’s personal collection of newspapers and books these works force the viewer to consider the possibility of deceit on a world wide scale.

In 1969, no one foresaw the scrutiny that photos and misinformation would be under through the internet. You can watch over and over a moon walker magically pulled up backwards after falling, or the helmet turning (which would remove it) during the first American space walk. John Glenn reported the stars “jumping out at you” and yet you can watch the three Apollo astronauts, (looking very confused by the question), say they saw no stars for eight days. These discrepancies have no explanation. Perhaps the most telling is not having gone back in fifty years. Imagine climbing Mount Everest once and not going back, or flying across the Atlantic only once, absurd. I was told as a child that by now there would be holidays on a space station or the moon. Why not pack a few sandwiches in the space shuttle and drive to the moon and back?

No Moon Landing is comprised of over thirty paintings, collages and sculpture, on view September 9 to 30, 2019 at York Lane Art Collective, lower York Lane, Stratford. Opening reception Monday 9, at 7:00 pm. Artist’s talk Sunday 29 at 12:00 noon.

Gallery hours are Fridays 4 to 8, Saturdays 12 to 4, Sundays 12 to 3 or by appointment.



Claire Scott

York Lane Art Collective is a volunteer-run, creative art space for artists to express themselves, collaborate with others, and fuel inspiration.

Sometimes a gallery, sometimes a concert, YLAC is an ever-evolving space where disciplines are practiced, experienced and expressed.

This place thrives on sustaining an artistic community.

We emphasize on collaboration, where individual skill sets are exchanged to expand horizons and grow artistic visions.

We respect and encourage all forms of art and creativity.

Located in the alley of York Lane behind Ontario street, you will be intrigued to discover Stratford’s vibrant, inspirational, local art scene.