The New Museum’s Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest is the first major retrospective of the Swiss multimedia artist’s work.
Writes ArtSlant’s Olivia B. Murphy, “With screens exploded and fractured and re-directed, with the installation almost consuming the content itself, what do we as viewers take from these videos? Is there a more subversive message to be gleaned? Or do these elaborate installations essentially break down to formal experimentations in the possibilities of digital art? The reality is that this exhibition operates in multiple registers. It is egalitarian in its openness and ability to offer such delight, yet challenging in the subtle ways the works contradict standards of power, offering up a particular brand of technicolored feminism.”
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