Designed by Nature Wanderlust Rachel Rose: Journey To Space Share Article: “When I first came back to Earth after 128 days in space, I thought I had ruined my life … because gravity felt so heavy.” NASA Astronaut David Wolfe Some of us watched movies Gravity or Interstellar and walked away feeling entertained. Others, like 28 year old artist, Rachel Rose, walked away inspired to make art that might just transport her audience to the ethereal darkness of space. “Regardless of whether those films were good or bad, they put in relief for me the human experience on Earth in a sensorial, physical way,” she tells the Guardian. “I left the theatre feeling a looseness, a detachment from my everyday understanding of the world and how things fit together. I wanted to do something that addressed that powerful feeling, but not through spectacle. How can we get to that place, but through what is grounded here on Earth?” Rose recently launched her first solo show, Rachel Rose: Everything and More, at the Whitney Museum of American Art’s new downtown New York location. The exhibit’s title is a reference to David Foster Wallace’s book about infinity but inspired by NASA astronaut David Wolf’s captivating retelling of his walk over earth while at the MIR Space station in the 1990s. The 10-minute film — which fuses together fluid footage of kitchen close-ups or EDM festivals and scaled back audio of Wolf or the tone of Aretha Franklin somehow bring order to what is chaotic or seemingly unrelated. The film is projected on floor to ceiling windows covered in scrim and the images from the out outside world weave into the visual narrative to create a familiar yet out of world aesthetic. Still from Rachel Rose via The CollectoristStill from film via W MagazineRose has received lot of attention by art critics and the media alike. (If the The New York Times is any indication, they opening their review with: “The art world is always looking for the Next Big Thing, and right now, the video installations of Rachel Rose look set to be It.”) At $22, this short trip to space from the comfort of Earth seems like a good deal. So go check it out and decide for yourself. Share Article: Other Articles You May Enjoy Beach Club Member Spotlight: Monica Simon Introducing Beach Club Member, Monica Simon. Monica is a Wealth Manager and Financial Advisor. View Story Tagged as 1 Hotel South Beach Our People How You Can Stop Global Warming Written by Melissa Denchak. Article provided by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Read the original story here. Healing the planet starts in your garage, in your kitchen, and at your dining-room table. View Story Tagged as 1 Promise Beach Club Member Spotlight: Dan Fingerhut Each month we will introduce you to a new Beach Club Member with our Member Spotlight Series, to help you get a glimpse in to the community we’re building. If you’re interested in becoming a Beach Club Member, apply to join today. View Story Tagged as Daylife 1 Hotel South Beach Our People To minimize the use of plastic in your own life, look around your home and work to identify plastic items. From there, seek to find alternatives.