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Mars: A Photographic Exploration

Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral

21 September - 21 October 2018

See the red planet close up - and in the highest definition possible.  

This collection of images were captured by NASA's observation probe, which was sent into orbit in 2005 to study the planet's surface. Among the tens of thousands of shots, with a resolution of unprecedented quality, photographer Xavier Barral has extracted a series of extraordinary, textured images.

Since the 1960s, many probes have brought back images of Mars but these were different.  The probe was equipped with one of the highest definition cameras available and then put into orbit about 300 km (186 miles) above the surface of Mars.  The images reveal a landscape developed over more than three billion years, captured in a resolution never before attained.  The result is, quite literally, other worldly...  

This exhibition is in partnership with the Guernsey Photography Festival. 

*Exhibition is free to enter with your Discovery Pass!*

Check opening times and entrance prices at Candie.

 

  • Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral
  • Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral
  • Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral
  • Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral
  • Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral
  • Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral
  • Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral
  • Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral
  • Mars a photographic exploration by Xavier Barral