Press

New York Magazine

New York Magazine

Reasons to Love New York Issue, Reason #32: Because We Had a Drive-In Made of Wrecked Cars.
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hyperallergic

HYPERALLERGIC

The temporary installation at the New York Hall of Science is somewhere between a monument to reuse and a statement on waste, with the cars representing “a part of our ever-expanding empire of trash.”
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Filmmaker Magazine

Filmmaker Magazine

These artists have created an inhabitable meditation on cinema, community, and reality itself…It’s magically subversive; a dream made real.
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anthropocene

Michael Connor, Artistic Director, Rhizome

The Drive-In Cinema of the Anthropocene
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omnibus article

Urban Omnibus

The crowd outnumbered the cars 4 to 1, so we stashed ourselves behind dashboards, mounted roofs, and leaned against front-end fenders. Vehicles that normally symbolize independence became vessels for small, informal communities.
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Bad at Sports

Bad at Sports

Empire Drive-In…is an ambitious statement on upcycling and participatory culture seen through the defunct theater of suburban drive-in entertainment.
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corridor-8

CORRIDOR 8 Contemporary Art & Writing Journal

What is urban, modern and ‘successful’ about cinema? New-York based artists Todd Chandler and Jeff Stark launched a visual, acoustical and perfomative attack to this question.
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DAZED DIGITAL: Todd Chandler & Jeff Stark, Empire Drive-In

Todd Chandler and Jeff Stark put their unique stamp on the cinematic experience for the Abandon Normal Devices Festival.

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sfbg

SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN: At the Drive-In

Empire Drive-In presents the unbearable lightness of seeing in a world that might someday go dark.
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bbc

BBC: Artists create scrap car cinema in Manchester

A pair of American artists have built a temporary drive-in cinema in Manchester from shipping containers and scrapped cars. Jeff Stark and Todd Chandler’s Empire Drive-In has been created as part of the film and art festival, Abandon Normal Devices.
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