Voyager 3 celebrates humanity’s exploration and fascination with the universe, and our desire for knowledge and understanding. Smith’s work plays on and questions the authenticity of space photographs. They conjure up issues of whether these images from space are reliable. She has researched different moons in our solar system and interpreted her findings into images.
Our moon landing was not without its conspiracy theories. Smith’s fake moonscapes juxtapose the controversy surrounding the legitimacy of the moon landing and its images, which some conspiracy theories say are fabricated and created in a studio.
There are approximately 170 known moons in our solar system which we have yet to land on, photograph and explore.