The Source (evolving)

Director: Doug Aitken

Institute History

  • 2014 Sundance Film Festival


Where does the creative idea start? What is the journey to the finished creation? These are the questions world renowned artist Doug Aitken explores in an ongoing series of conversations with groundbreaking pioneers from different disciplines who are shaping modern culture. This astonishing, immersive multiplatformed, generative documentary is presented as a rhythmic six channel projection inside a two-thousand-square-foot pavilion designed in collaboration with architect, David Adjaye. The Source (evolving) will also take the form of a living archive website, and fragments of the films will be screened in various Festival theatres.

The U.S. premiere of The Source (evolving) at the Festival is made possible by a generous contribution from the Maurice Marciano Family Foundation.

— Shari Frilot

Screening Details


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