• Cory Arcangel

    Art Bärtschi & Cie | Carouge

    Slash’s famous guitar riff from the 1987 Guns N’ Roses song “Sweet Child o’ Mine” follows you throughout this solo exhibition by New York artist Cory Arcangel, whose work Sweet 16, 2006, floods the exhibition space with sound. The piece underscores that Arcangel has expanded his focus beyond the manipulation of old computer-game systems. Three of the six works here revolved around music, making it the thematic linchpin of the exhibition.

    Over the last several years, Arcangel has developed a reputation for his hacked computer games—he reprograms their consoles and alters the graphics. For his

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