International 2011 Archives
Pipilotti Rist, Parasimpatico
Cinema Manzoni, Milan (Italy).
Fondazione Nicola Trussardi is proud to present Parasimpatico, the first major solo show in an Italian institution by Pipilotti Rist. The setting for the Swiss artist's new project is the former Cinema Manzoni, which for over fifty years was one of the most important movie theaters in Milan, and has been closed to the public since 2006.
Conceived for the evocative spaces of the former Cinema Manzoni, Parasimpatico combines older works with newly re-
Like a modern-
The gateway into Pipilotti Rist's work is our emotional side, the part that reacts involuntarily to external stimuli. This observation inspired the title for her exhibition with the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Parasimpatico: with her usual touch of humor, Pipilotti Rist is referring to the division of the nervous system that governs the body's involuntary functions, such as digestion, relaxation, rest and energy storage. Her project transforms the theater into a huge, living creature, mingling cinema and television, hallucinations and high-
With Parasimpatico, the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi continues its nomadic exploration of Milan, rediscovering forgotten places and hidden treasures in the heart of the city and bringing them back to life through contemporary art. After major solo shows by Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset, Darren Almond, Maurizio Cattelan, John Bock, Urs Fischer, Anri Sala, Paola Pivi, Martin Creed, Pawel Althamer, Peter Fischli and David Weiss, Tino Sehgal, Tacita Dean, and Paul McCarthy, the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi is now proud to present this new large-
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