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Doug Aitken explains how 'Station to Station' became 62 one-minute films, rolled into one

Doug Aitken explains how 'Station to Station' became 62 one-minute films, rolled into one

One train. Ten public cultural happenings. About 4,000 miles of countryside and cityscape. Not to mention a whole lot of art and music created along the way. Visual artist Doug Aitken took to the rails in September 2013 and staged an interactive, roving art show, “Station to Station.” SIGN UP for the free Essential Arts & Culture newsletter >> Nine vintage train cars, strewn with multicolored LEDs, zoomed cross-country, filled with a rotating cast of contemporary artists and musicians, including Beck, Patti Smith, Ed Ruscha, William Eggleston, Cat Power, Thurston Moore and Mark Bradford. Recording and art studios were onboard as well as a video-editing bay;...

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