The Artificial Moon
Photographic images

When we imagine the iconic image of the world, we see the well-known patterns of oceans and continents. But the prevailing image of the Earth is photographed during the fastest urbanization ever. To discover the cities we must put aside this image and look at Earth from a different perspective. Imagine the same view of the Earth, but during the night.

The spots and light paths across the continents are the proliferating cities. These paths connect cities to metropolitan clusters. Bundled forces will create one big source of light. The urbanized world will become a spotlight aiming at the universe and the new moon will turn into an artificial full moon.