iNASA: David Howard (The Adventures of Two Little Astronauts) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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iNASA: David Howard (The Adventures of Two Little Astronauts)

iNASA is a suite of thirty quirky stories, a set of episodes in a long tall tale about contemporary civilisation and life, described as 'vaguely autobiographical' by Sunshine Coast painter David Howard.

The term 'NASA' acts as a metaphor for Western culture. Each work is in itself a complete mini-narrative. A space-suited pair face 'change' together; become tribal and endangered; entangled, scared and lost; float about and fall in love in a vibrant 'real and imagined' landscape, under the gaze of an intriguing third figure.

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David HOWARD NASA: at the end of the world 2011. Acrylic on canvas, 70cm x 90cm. Courtesy of the artist.

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