Pipilotti RistOctober 2018—October 2019
Swiss visual artist and filmmaker Pipilotti Rist (b. 1962) is known for pioneering short-length, engrossing video artworks and multimedia installations. For many of her iconic projects she assumed the roles of director, producer, composer, and star—together conceiving a practice that reflects her varied interests in human emotion, female sexuality, psychology, music, and her own body. Over and over, her films ask viewers to reconcile the duality, and often conflict, between what they see and how they feel. The surreal and analog Ever Is Over All, 1997, is composed with the intent of relaxing the viewer with playful music while showcasing a shocking yet joyful act of repeated vandalism.