Anthropocene Cave Art
Project info

Anthropocene Cave Art is a film-based metaphysical exploration of surfaces and symbols under a historically restricted Apollo era launch pad in context to cave art and the first human landing on the surface of the moon.

As human tools, the Saturn V and space shuttle rockets had left their signature of launch on the surfaces of the transfigured flame trench walls and blast shield, there was also evidence of human signage. Although technicians had hand painted imperfect + O 0 ⏥ ⎕ ☐ ⏤ often in black, white, and red ochre to reference structural changes or the need for utilitarian repairs before or after a shuttle launch, their archaeological context to similar color schemes found in early human cave art became evident.