Tom Sachs

A Space Program

18 Sep 2016
15 Jan 2017
18 Sep2:00pm$10
30 Sep7:00pm$10
19 Oct7PM$10
18 Nov7:00pm$10
14 Dec7:00pm$10
15 Jan3:30PM$10
An alternately entrancing and amusing documentary-fiction hybrid that marries existential questions with absurdist humor. - VARIETY

In the film A Space Program, the internationally-acclaimed artist Tom Sachs takes us on an intricate, handmade journey to the red planet, providing audiences with an intimate, first-person look at his studio and methods. The film is both a piece of art in its own right and a recording of Sachs’ historic piece Space Program 2.0: MARS, which opened at New York’s Park Avenue Armory in 2012. Directed by Van Neistat, A Space Program is a captivating introduction to Sachs’s work for the uninitiated, and required viewing for his longtime fans.

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A Space Program Trailer


Special thanks to the Space Program: Europa Host Committee: David and Carla Crane, Alan and Elizabeth Dye, Rekha Patel, Mark and Alison Pincus, Alan and Rebecca Ross, and Jeff Whipps and Susan Greenleaf.

Space Program: Europa is made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts.

United Airlines is the Official Airline of Space Program: Europa.

Additional Support for Space Program: Europa provided by:

Lead Image: Courtesy Tom Sachs

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