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Title: Moon Festival
Artist: Herb Gilbert
Artist: Michael de Courcy
Date: May 31, 1969
Location: The Michael de Courcy Archive
Size: 12.70 × 10.20 cm
More Information: A “lunatic happening” conceived by Intermedia director Werner Aellen and Herb Gilbert (of the UBC Fine Arts department) to celebrate the Apollo 11 lunar landing. The event took place at Second Beach near the Vancouver Planetarium The event started at ‘moon rise’ and lasted three days and featured activities including a moon walk, moon balloons, sand painting and moon poems. Collection of the artist.
Discrete project sites documenting the work of specific artists and collectives in detail.
Essays and conversation providing a context for exploring the Project Sites and Archives.
Video interviews conducted between December 2008 and May 2009 reflecting on Vancouver’s art scene in the sixties.