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Pipilotti Rist on "Behind Your Eyelid" and Ken Lum on disconnect in the art world

Artist Pipilotti Rist, at JC Contemporary in Tai Kwun. Her ‘Behind Your Eyelid’ exhibition opens at Tai Kwun on August 3. Photo: Jonathan Wong.

The Swiss video artist’s Behind Your Eyelid exhibition at Tai Kwun includes a 54-metre installation that puts viewers inside a human eye. The show promises the colourful style that Rist has made a career out of through videos like Open My Glade, which was beamed all over New York’s Times Square. 

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Ken Lum, I Lost My Job (2021). From the series 'Time. And Again.' (2021). Digital print on archival paper. 198.12 x 259.08 cm. © Ken Lum. Courtesy the artist and Royale Projects.

The recipient of AGO's 2019 Gershon Iskowitz Prize, Lum is particularly known for biting and satirical image-and-text works that challenge viewers to grapple with what is seen and unseen, while wryly surfacing political and economic impositions that shape the human condition.

Read more via Ocula: 

https://ocula.com/magazine/conversations/ken-lum-1980s-memes-and-serialisation/  WM 

Wesley Yuen

Wesley Yuen is a collector based in Vancouver BC.

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