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The Body Electric

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis


As we spend more and more of our time looking at screens, how is our perception of the physical world changing? Bringing together a range of video artworks and sculptures from the 1960s to the present, this exhibition asks how artists from Nam June Paik to Pierre Huyghe have responded to the digital age. Find out more from the Walker Art Center’s website. 

Preview the exhibition below | View Apollo’s Art Diary here

Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, Birnbaum

Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman (video still; 1978), Dara Birnbaum

TV Cello, Paik

TV Cello (1971), Nam June Paik. Courtesy Walker Art Center

Roberta Construction Chart, Lynn Hershman Leeson

Roberta Construction Chart (1973/74), Lynn Hershman Leeson. Walker Art Center

Video Poem, Shigeko Kubota

Video Poem (1968–76), Shigeko Kubota. Shigeko Kubota Video Art Foundation

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