Miles from Me: A South Dakota Artist’s Transition & HB1008

The Falls Theatre Blog

Do you remember Sandra Bullock in the movie, Gravity, floating around alone in the deep, dark, endless cold of space?  Those of us in the theater were right there with her because of the film technology we have today.  Now close your eyes and be Sandra.  You’ve already lost Clooney, but you have a state-of-the-art, impenetrable spacesuit and helmet with its own oxygen supply.  You are sure that, if you just stay strong, and stay in your suit, help will come.  You know you only have to wait.  Suddenly a piece of your damaged space station comes hurtling at you. You move, but not far enough and not fast enough.  You hear a rip and feel a change inside your cocoon.  As you look down you see a trail of vapor, moving fast, hissing across the vastness of space.  It’s your oxygen supply, your protection from an unlivable environment.  This…

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