This is a coast-to-coast drive across the United States:
Four interstates, two turnpikes and a highway.
Two bays, three mountain ranges and a divide.
Eleven states, twenty-two ecoregions, seven metropolises and eight state capitals.
Five days, four time zones and a continent.
From sea level to eleven-thousand feet and back again.
From the original colonies to their manifest destiny.
This is a contemporary portrait of the American landscape.

From Sea To Shining Sea is a contemporary portrait of the United States of America experienced via a cross-county time-lapse video and audio collage. This incredible landscape diversity – through twenty-two eco-regions from the Atlantic, over the Rockies, and to the Pacific – is united by a common visual element: the Interstate Highway System. By watching the film, one essentially takes the journey itself, and gains a greater appreciation for the sheer beauty of the American landscape.

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2/26/15

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“Go!” we imagine the thirteen-year-old prodigy screeching as these seventy-six frames commence and the Creature begins his ramble down the sidewalk, full of purpose and and past the light pollian threshold toward the intersection of Port Hudson and Fort Jackson; his path of travel and line of sight converging on a cluster of pine trees, a parked car – perhaps a blue 1970 Chevy Nova (or not), and the general direction of gravity – his stride suggests a quest has also commenced.

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2/23/15

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What do all of these places have in common: storm drain, utility truck, cardboard boxes, old mattress, parking lot, alley, gentleman’s club, freeway, barbed wire, coffee shop, subway tunnel, subway train, gastropub, massage parlor, train tracks, mailbox, tattoo parlor, animal hospital?

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2/21/15

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2/20/15

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