Pipilotti Rist lecture 7/11: The screen which distances us from reality

00:06:00 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
In this lecture, Pipilotti Rist explains the meaning and the process behind her work. This is part 7.
Pipilotti Rist

Pipilotti Rist (real name Elisabeth Charlotte Rist) (Grab, 1962), is a visual artist who works with video, film, and moving images which are often displayed as projections.

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In fashion magazines and in advertisements, women are young, tall, slender and need to have an impeccable skin. In her work at the huge billboard at Times Square in New York Pipilotti Rist's‚ model doesn't seem to have any of these characteristics. On the contrary, the artist explains that‚ in order to get this effect, the model's skin needed to be a little loose.

Video credits

Speaker: Pipilotti Rist
Camera: Nanko Goeting
Editing: Rose Klaver

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