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Art June, 24 2013

Doug Aitken & Levi’s Present ‘Station to Station': Public Art from East to West Coast

Coming this September, artist Doug Aitken brings Station to Station to life with the help of Levi’s. Travelling from New York City to San Francisco, ten stops along the way, top names from the art, music, culinary, literary and film worlds will meet for a series of site-specific events. The train itself, designed by Aitken, acts as ‘kinetic sculpture’ and studio broadcasting the series alongside unique content to a global audience. Participants to look out for include Kenneth Anger, Olaf Breuning, Urs Fischer, Liz Glynn, Carsten Höller, Jack Pierson, Rirkrit Tiravanija; musicians Ariel Pink, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dan Deacon, David Longstreth of Dirty Projectors, No Age, Savages and Twin Shadow; writers Dave Hickey, Barney Hoskyns and Rick Moody; chefs Alice Waters and Leif Hedendal, and the Edible Schoolyard Project. More to be announced. Press Play

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