Posts Tagged ‘Philippe Parreno’

Philippe Parreno: H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS at the Park Avenue Armory

Philippe Parreno. H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS, 2015; installation view, Park Avenue Armory, New York. Photo: James Ewing.

In Philippe Parreno’s current exhibition, H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS at the Park Avenue Armory, Danny the Street is a sprawling installation based on a DC Comics character who is a sentient stretch of roadway. The character Danny periodically inserts himself into the architecture of different cities, communicating via puffs of manhole smoke. In Parreno’s installation, Danny has inserted himself inside the Armory as a series[…..]

Master of Puppets – Philippe Parreno at the Serpentine Gallery

Upon entering Philippe Parreno’s exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery, for thirty minutes, you the viewer, are forced to relinquish control. Every movement you make has been carefully orchestrated by the artist – where you walk, what you see, the time spent in each room, what is visible of the world around… Four rooms, four videos. But no real choice. The videos do not run simultaneously,[…..]