Pipilotti Rist has unveiled a brand new site-specific video on the facade of the M+ Museum in Hong Kong. Globally acknowledged for her sensorial movies and installations, the Swiss artist sometimes creates immersive environments the place the viewers is invited to sit down and observe colourful depictions of the human physique, and our altering relationship with know-how.
In her newest work, Hand Me Your Belief, Rist bypasses the area of a gallery and museum altogether to current a towering meditation on the bustling lights and skyscrapers that represent the Hong Kong skyline and the palms that made them. Emblematic of her cinematic model, every scene showcases varied palms — some summary, others literal depictions — as they float out and in of area.
“My work appears to be like at palms not solely as working and creating, but in addition ornamentally: our palms may be stunning extensions of our feelings, to speak with different dwelling beings with out phrases,” mentioned the artist in an announcement.
Hand Me Your Belief was commissioned by M+ and supported by Art Basel and UBS. The video installation will play from 7 to 9pm each day till June 17.
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38 Museum Drive
West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong