PIPILOTTI RIST EXHIBITION

NEWSText: Aya Shomura

Pipilotti Rist, "Bevor die Zunge kommt [Before the tongue comes]" video still, 2015

Pipilotti Rist, “Bevor die Zunge kommt [Before the tongue comes]” video still, 2015 © Hauser & Wirth

Kunsthaus Zurich will hold an exhibition “Pipilotti Rist” from February 26th. Pipilotti Rist is a pioneering figure in video art and has achieved international fame for her sensual and audacious video installations that tackle conventions and taboos in an entertaining, ironic and self-confident way.

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The exhibition presents key works from the beginning of her international career, including the early single-channel videos with which she became known in the 1980s. Pipilotti is creating a large-format installation in the expansive space of the Bührle gallery specially for the exhibition, in which she explores new artistic and technical avenues.


The show is more than just a retrospective: it is conceived to fill the designated space in its totality as one single installation, in which new and older works reveal surprising links between the various phases of her career and fields of activity. It would be an exclusive presentation.

Pipilotti Rist Exhibition
Date: February 26th – May 8th, 2016
Opening hours: 10:00 – 18:00 (Till 20:00 on Wednesday and Thursday)
Closed on Monday
Place: Kunsthaus Zurich
Address: Heimplatz 1 CH 8001 Zurich
Tel: +41 44 253 84 84
http://www.kunsthaus.ch

Text: Aya Shomura

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