Pipilotti Rist / by Anna Madeleine

Pipilotti RistHer focus is video/audio installations because there is room in them for everything (painting, technology, language, music, movement, lousy, flowing pictures, poetry, commotion, premonition of death, sex and friendliness) - like in a compact handbag. Her opinon is: Arts task is to contribute to evolution, to encourage the mind, to guarantee a detached view of social changes, to conjure up positive energies, to create sensuousness, to reconcile reason and instinct, to research possibilities and to destroy clichés and prejudices. (Luhring Augustine, NY) At the 2011 Venice Biennale she projects her vibrant videos onto replica Venetian veduta paintings: