A la belle étoile

Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through March 24 2013 This event has passed.   |   $10 suggested Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 206-543-2280
A la belle étoile (Under the Sky) is Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist’s giant psychedelic video projection of landscapes and people opening their mouths wide enough for the camera to jump down their throats—footage that spreads across the floor under your feet and climbs across your body as you move. You can experience the disorienting effects from floor level, that is, or you can climb the stairs and watch the movie, and the disoriented visitors below, from the balcony above. Ephemeral image meets flesh, and tries to mate.

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  • October 31, 2012

    Pipilotti Rist

    There are two big new exhibitions at the Henry, one all fleshy (Jeffry Mitchell) and one all ephemeral (Now Here Is Also Nowhere).

Henry Art Gallery

15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Seattle, WA, 98195 (University District)
(206) 543-2280

Thurs-Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-4 pm