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Michael Benson at the MIT Media Lab

  • Media Lab Lecture Hall (E14-633) 75 Amherst Street Cambridge, MA, 02142 United States (map)

Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative
& the Program in Art Culture and Technology
at MIT present:

Space Odyssey: 
Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece

A talk by author of the new book on the film

with a response by RISD Architecture and Design senior critic

Thursday, April 26th, 2018 -- 7PM
Media Lab Lecture Hall (E14-633)
75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA

Organized by Laura Serejo Genes [SMACT '18]

"A colorful nonfiction narrative packed with memorable characters and remarkable incidents, Space Odyssey provides a 360-degree view of this extraordinary work, tracking the film from Kubrick and Clarke’s first meeting in New York in 1964 through its UK production from 1965-1968, during which some of the most complex sets ever made were merged with visual effects so innovative that they scarcely seem dated today. A concluding chapter examines the film’s legacy as it grew into it current justifiably exalted status."