2501 — Freelance Photographer and Visual Artist based in Hong Kong

“Ad Astra” which means “To The Stars” in Latin, is a short film that serves a piece that embodies mans’ never ending desire to explore what is beyond them, at whatever costs. The transitions to monochrome can either symbolize a flashback of this pursuit, or a prediction of the detritus to come with the words “Never Look Back”. The audio used is the 1st phone call U.S. President Nixon made to the Apollo 11 when they landed on the moon, congratulating them on new progress for humanity, where “the heavens have become part of man’s world” – but at what costs?