Presentation by the(M) éditions: [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal]
" Pale Blue · is a tribute to an emblematic photograph and to an emblematic figure, the astronomer Carl Sagan.
The photograph is the one showing planet Earth, taken on February 14th, 1990 by the space probe Voyager 1, from a record distance of about 6 billions kilometers, as part of the Family Portrait (a series of photographs of the Solar System shot on that day).
It is named Pale Blue Dot, after the title of a book inspired by this photograph, written in 1994 by Carl Sagan, as the Earth appears as a tiny blue dot.
The book Pale Blue · by Albarrán Cabrera is a symbolic journey from the origins of planet Earth.
The different strata of this Earth help mankind to better understand its own origins and its evolution, and this « memory » seems to message that their destinies are inextricably linked, but that is is the responsibility of mankind to « protect and cherish this pale blue dot, the only home it has ever known. » "
Co-published by the(M) éditions, Paris and Ibasho Gallery, Antwerp.
Design : Les Graphiquants. Texts in French and English.
108 pages - Linen hardcover
the(M) / Ibasho, 2020 (500 copies)
Format : 24 x 32 cm
New - Mint condition
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