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Pierre Huyghe

Film/Video

Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Pierre Huyghe
This is not a time for dreaming

The Box

As part of the Wexner Center’s 25th anniversary, The Box is dedicating the entire year of programming to work produced in the Film/Video Studio. Screenings in this free exhibition space for video, located just across from the Wexner Center Store, run continuously seven days a week, the same hours as our ticket office (Mon–Wed: 9 AM–6 PM; Thu–Fri: 9 AM–8 PM; Sat: 10 AM–8 PM; Sun: 11 AM–6 PM).

Fri, Jan 26, 2007Wed, Feb 28, 2007

Le Corbusier's only building in the United States, Harvard University's Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, is the subject of artist Pierre Huyghe's This is not a time for dreaming.

Commissioned by Harvard to create a work celebrating the 40th anniversary of the building, Huyghe produced an elaborate puppet show opera in which Le Corbusier's frustrations in working with university administrators parallel the artist's own experiences completing his commission. (video, 24 mins.)

image credits
Pierre Huyghe
This is not a time for dreaming, 2004
Live puppet play and super 16mm film, transferred to DigiBeta, color, surround sound
Running time: 23:33 minutes
Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, New York