• Pipilotti Rist

    Galerie Stampa

    “Women’s philosophy should be brief, clear, and elegant,” a woman’s voice intones on the latest album of Les Reines Prochaines. The voice is that of Pipilotti Rist, who is a member of an all-female band. Her video installations seem drawn at once from life in the Middle Ages and life in the suburbs. Rist films and edits her videotapes herself. Even the title, Pickelporno (Pimple-porno, 1992), indicates that her work is concerned with sensual close-ups—with close-up shots of the skin that transform pimples and pores into potholes and stumbling blocks—and that the subjective magnifying glass

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