Mother Earth Sister Moon Fashion Show

Joanna Malinowska and Christian Tomaszewski’s, Mother Earth Sister Moon, is an oversized sculpture based on the space suit worn by the first woman in space – Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova.

It was exhibited as part of Nottingham Contemporary’s exhibition, Star City, Feb-Apr 2010, as a fashion and design showcase, reflecting how the future was imagined during the Communist Regimes of the former Soviet Union.

Mother Earth Sister Moon, hosted a series of futuristic fashion shows. Thirty performers modeled actual or new designs inspired by Russian and Eastern European science fiction films, such as Solaris. Set to music by Masami Tomihisa, the performances further explore the belief in a Utopian society, as promised by Communism the theme of the sculpture.