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Doug Aitken's 'Station to Station' chronicles creative cross-country rail trip

Doug Aitken's 'Station to Station' chronicles creative cross-country rail trip

In fall 2013, artist Doug Aitken gathered dozens of friends, fellow artists and musicians for an unusual art project: a 4,000-mile cross-country train journey that would take them to 10 cities across the United States. At each stop they staged happenings, concerts and pop-up art installations — from performances by singer-songwriter Cat Power to a mirror-lined yurt by artist Urs Fischer outfitted with a gleaming white bed and disco ball. SIGN UP for the free Indie Focus movies newsletter >> The train harbored a recording studio, where Sonic Youth co-founder Thurston Moore, Italian synth pioneer Giorgio Moroder and many other artists could lay down tracks. It also contained...

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