Explore The American Southwest’s Alien Landscape In ‘Space To Roam’

May 3, 2019

Category: Entertainment

The vastness of the universe is often predicated on our understanding of the world around us — the notion that we, as human beings, are a highly-adaptable (and gratuitously-gifted) species that plays a leading role in the preservation of the planet. But amidst our careful observation and tireless pursuit of knowledge, we’ve come to understand the complicated grandeur of our own habitable zone — a large, exuberant sphere that still remains alien in a menagerie of ways.

In cinematographer Andrew Studer’s new exploratory short film, Space To Roam, the beauteous formations of America’s southwestern expanse serve as the primary backdrop for the figurehead of human coexistence. A spaceman, foreign and unaware of his surroundings, traverses a sea of painted rocks, crater-borne lakebeds, and decaying monoliths — illustrating the tenacity of exploration and a lust for the unknown. While Studer’s subject seemingly roams the surface of some distant planet, the film takes place on none other than our very own mass of dirt, rock, and liquid — specifically, atop the public lands that have served to inspire the revelatory tribute.

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Entertainment

Featured Image

The 30 Most-Anticipated Video Games Of 2021

Prepare to mash some buttons with these hotly-awaited gaming titles.

Posted By

Jan 6, 2021

Featured Image

The 30 Most-Anticipated Movies Of 2021

Grab a popcorn, soda, and get ready for some major entertainment.

Posted By

Jan 4, 2021

Featured Image

‘Better Call Saul’ Meets ‘John Wick’ In The High-Octane Trailer For ‘Nobody’

Bob Odenkirk stars in this surprising, ultra-violent revenge thriller.

Posted By

Dec 10, 2020

Featured Image

Travis Pastrana Gets Airborne In The Latest 2020 Gymkhana Drift Video

The MX/SX champ tears up the streets of his hometown in an 862hp WRX.

Posted By

Dec 9, 2020

Featured Image

Nike’s ‘Better Is Temporary’ Book Is A Exclusive Look Into Its Pioneering Ethos

Defining performance, expression, collaboration, design, and sustainability.

Posted By

Dec 8, 2020

Featured Image

Hot Wheels Scales Up For The Holidays With Its Life-Size ‘Ultimate Drive-Thru’

Featuring an assortment of 50 different 1:1 die-cast cars and trucks

Posted By

Nov 16, 2020