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Published on Feb 7, 2012
Time lapse footage of the Pipilotti Rist: I Packed the Postcard in My Suitcase exhibition at ACCA. Watch as our crew install Pipilotti Rist's incredible work 'Gravity be My Friend'. 17 days in 3mins 50sec ...enjoy!
Named a "guilty pleasure" by British critic Adrian Searle, Pipilotti Rist is one of this century's most sought after artists and has shown in major exhibitions, biennales and festivals around the world, including the Venice Biennale in 2005 where she represented Switzerland with the stunning installation Homo Sapiens Sapiens in the Church of St. Stae.
Her works are epic and lush and often deal with issues related to gender, sexuality and the human body, but in a way that evokes a sense of unadulterated happiness and innocence.
Her ACCA exhibition, the first major presentation of her work in Australia, will bring together several key works from Rist's recent exhibiting history, as well as a new commission which will spread across ACCA's main exhibition hall with kaleidoscopic glee.
Pipilotti Rist Gravity Be My Friend, 2007 Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and Luhring Augustine, New York Pipilotti Rist