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February 1, 2017

New VR Art Installation by Michael Joo and Gary Hustwit

Palinopsia is the term for a visual disturbance that causes images to persist even after their corresponding stimulus is gone. In the new virtual reality artwork Palinopsia (What’s Up with Eagle and Serpent?) artist Michael Joo and filmmaker Gary Hustwit have shifted time and immersed the viewer in a past encounter between two animals inside the Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York. The piece was produced by Scenic. Using 3D VR video and disruptions to the stereoscopic field, the piece challenges our perception of time, physical space, and our relationship to and expectations of what is “natural.”

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Palinopsia (What’s Up with Eagle and Serpent?) is part of the group show “Naturalia”, organized by Paul Kasmin Gallery and Sotheby’s and by curated by Danny Moynihan. The exhibit is on view through March 4th, 2017.

Paul Kasmin Gallery
293 Tenth Ave., New York City