Pipilotti Rist, ‘Gnade Donau Gnade (Mercy Danube Mercy)’, 2013-2015, Installation, New Museum
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Gnade Donau Gnade (Mercy Danube Mercy), 2013-2015

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Installation view: “Komm Schatz, wir stellen die Medien um & fangen nochmals von vorne an,” …

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Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and Luhring Augustine. Photo: Lisa Rastl
Pipilotti Rist
Swiss, b. 1962
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Pipilotti Rist produces multi-projector video installations that fuse the corporeal and the spiritual in what have been called near-psychedelic experiences. Her rich vocabulary of sensual experience contrasts the familiar with the strange, teasing out our secret desires. Rist attempts to break down the barriers between public and private space, creating fantastic, pleasure-palace domestic interiors that include video, music, light effects, and furniture. “The idea,” she explains, “is that now we’ve explored the whole geographical world, pictures or films are the new, unexplored spaces into which we can escape.” In 2009 she created Pour Your Body Out, a 25-foot video installation projected in the atrium of the Museum of Modern Art. Visitors were encouraged to take off their shoes and lounge on big comfortable cushions while they experienced the colorful video projected overhead.

Pipilotti Rist, ‘Gnade Donau Gnade (Mercy Danube Mercy)’, 2013-2015, Installation, New Museum
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Installation view: “Komm Schatz, wir stellen die Medien um & fangen nochmals von vorne an,” Kunsthalle Krems, Austria, 2015.

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Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and Luhring Augustine. Photo: Lisa Rastl
Pipilotti Rist
Swiss, b. 1962
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Pipilotti Rist produces multi-projector video installations that fuse the corporeal and the spiritual in what have been called near-psychedelic experiences. Her rich vocabulary of sensual experience contrasts the familiar with the strange, teasing out our secret desires. Rist attempts to break down the barriers between public and private space, creating fantastic, pleasure-palace domestic interiors that include video, music, light effects, and furniture. “The idea,” she explains, “is that now we’ve explored the whole geographical world, pictures or films are the new, unexplored spaces into which we can escape.” In 2009 she created Pour Your Body Out, a 25-foot video installation projected in the atrium of the Museum of Modern Art. Visitors were encouraged to take off their shoes and lounge on big comfortable cushions while they experienced the colorful video projected overhead.

Pipilotti Rist

Gnade Donau Gnade (Mercy Danube Mercy), 2013-2015

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New York
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