Luke Jerram is that rare bird, a genuinely popular yet acclaimed contemporary artist. And he’s obsessed with the moon.
The 7-metre model features meticulously detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface and ambient moonlight that makes for a breathtakingly surreal experience. Each centimetre of the artwork represents about 5 km of the moon.
The Moon has been circling the globe, lighting up spaces from Bilbao to Glastonbury including abbeys, swimming pools and now… Emerge.
On the night of the new moon (September 28), you can moon-bathe after hours at the Natural History Museum, have some drinks, listen to a Lost Lecture (a cross between Secret Cinema and a TED talk) and enjoy the music.