Pipilotti Rist is active/lives in Switzerland. Pipilotti Rist is known for video artist-installation.
Biography Pipilotti Rist
Pipilotti Rist creates video art that synthesizes modern life, along with her art she is a pop singer. In 2000, she had her solo debut in New York with electronic billboard images in Times Square and a simultaneous exhibition at Luhring Augustine Gallery where she set up a fun house--a very cluttered home with images of naked bodies on the grass. Water is also a recurring theme in the art of Pipilotti Rist.
Rist was born in Rheintal, Switzerland, her given name was Elisabeth Charlotte, though she was lovingly called "Lotti" from early on. Rist spent her youth riveted by a series of popular Swedish children's books and films about Pippi Longstocking. The artist was also profoundly influenced by the British musical group, the Beatles.
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