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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
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2017-05-13T22:52:28.000Z
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13,390
Video Title:
Yayoi Kusama's Obliteration Room - Hirshhorn Museum
Description:
Students from Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center visited the "Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" exhibition. In Yayoi Kusama’s “The Obliteration Room,” visitors add colorful dot stickers to eliminate the traces of the original white room through the act of communal “obliteration.” Recalling Kusama’s earlier polka-dotted environments and her performances that activated bodies through participation, this installation demonstrates her utopian desire for radical connectivity. The polka dot acts as a universal equalizer, a connector between all of us as we collectively participate in obliterating the environment by placing dots in the installation.
Video Duration:
44 sec
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
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