Doug Aitken (b. 1968) is an American artist and filmmaker whose work explores every medium, from sculpture, film, and installation to architectural intervention. His work has been featured in exhibitions around the world at institutions including the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Vienna Secession, the Serpentine Gallery in London, and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Aitken earned the International Prize at the Venice Biennale in 1999 for his installation, electric earth. He also received the 2012 Nam June Paik Art Center Prize and the 2013 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award: Visual Arts. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Driving from Los Angeles
Take the I-10 East to Highway 111 (Palm Springs exit): Remain on Highway 111 for approximately 11 miles (it will become North Palm Canyon Drive). Turn right on West Racquet Club Road, follow the road to the end to the guard house, further directions at the guard house.

Driving from the East
Take the I-10 and take the Indian Canyon exit for Palm Springs. Head south on Indian Canyon and take a right onto Racquet Club Road and follow the road to the end to the guard house, further directions at the guard house.

Driving from Palm Springs International Airport
Take East Tahquitz Canyon Way, turn right onto North Farrell Drive, continue onto East Racquet Club Road, follow the road to the end to the guard house, further directions at the guard house.

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Produced by Doug Aitken Workshop. generously supported by desert palisades and 303 gallery, NY. MIRAGE is a part of Desert X and will be on view through October 31, 2017
at 1111 West Racquet Club Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262

INSTALLATION IMAGES on Website courtesy of Lance Gerber and Dakota Higgins