Need a brain relaxing break from recovery and volunteer efforts? Here’s the perfect soul filling escape right here, right now in unsinkable Houston, but only until Sunday, September 17th.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston takes you on a trip to heaven with Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest and Worry Will Vanish. Viewed together, they’re the perfect antidote to your weary psyche.
First up, take a soft, slow stroll through Pixel Forest, and experience an explosion of the cosmos. Swiss Artist Pipilotti Rist and designer Kaori Kuwabara created thousands of suspended LED lights envisioning a forest shimmering in waves and rhythm, changing around you as if you’re part of a atmospheric light show. If that’s not enough to lift your spirits, recline leisurely on soft pillows and enjoy a dreamlike journey as the imagery from Worry Will Vanish takes you through the human body, landscapes and the heavens, over a multi-layered soundtrack from musician Anders Guggisberg. These immersive, contemporary, light and video based installations are designed to transport you to another world, entirely.
Details, Details: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is located at 1001 Bissonnet, Houston 77005. Hours are Tuesday and Wednesday 10am-5pm, Thursday 10am-9pm, Friday and Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 12:15-7pm. Closed Monday.
For the Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest and Worry Will Vanish exhibit, little ones are welcome, just be smart and don’t leave children unattended as the hanging lights can be very enticing (and you really don’t want to be responsible for ripping out an installation in a multi-million dollar museum like MFAH, or any museum for that matter). Strollers are allowed, but please navigate the lights with care. Large bags and backpacks should be left in the coat check rooms in the Law Building near the Main Street Entrance or in the Beck Building Lobby. Note, so you won’t be unduly surprised, I’ve heard there is female nudity depicted in the exhibit. If you have questions, contact the museum at 713.639.7300 or visit MFAH.org.
Photos courtesy of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. #houstonstrong