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Escape Velocity

Rolling Stone

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Best Meeting Spot: Under the Spaceman 50 Best Things We Saw at Coachella 2014 The seemingly most primo location for meet-ups was under the big spaceman, designed by Poetic Kinetics (the sculpture was officially called “Escape Velocity”). And if you agreed to met your friends there when you came in…

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Hollywood Reporter

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Coachella 2014: Visual Artists That Rocked the Festival by C. Molly Smith 4/23/2014 4:44pm PDT Interactivity and approachability defined the Coachella experience this year, as far as art is concerned. Large-scale pieces such as James Peterson’s “Cryochrome,” Phillip K. Smith III’s “Reflection Field,” Alexis Rochas’ “Lightweaver” and Poetic Kinetic’s “Escape…

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LA Weekly

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10 STUNNING COACHELLA ARTWORKS Escape Velocity by Patrick Shearn and Poetic Kinetics The immense moving astronaut sculpture certain to become the central visual touchstone of Coachella 2014 featured three different video systems: a reflection cam pointing downward, seeing what the astronaut sees; a camera that, during randomly chosen intervals at…

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NBC News

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Giant Astronaut Sculpture Looms Over Coachella The “Escape Velocity” moving sculpture by artist group Poetic Kinetics looms over festival-goers on the Empire Polo Field during the first day of the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival on Friday in Indio, Calif. Continue to full article…

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Coachella Astronaut on Instagram

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This weekend and again next weekend, music fans head to Indio, California, for the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (@coachella). There, against a backdrop of desert sunsets and an iconic ferris wheel, up-and-coming performers and established acts alike will take the stage. To see Coachella from the perspective…

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