Pascual Sisto: Push / Pull

15 Sep 2011 – 2 Oct 2011

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The Sunday Painter

England, United Kingdom


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  • Buses: 12, 36, 171, 436, 63, 78, 343
  • Tube: Elephant & Castle, Oval, Peckham Rye
  • Train: Peckham Rye Station

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Preview : 14 September 6 — 9 pm Open: 15 September - 2 October, Thursday - Sunday 12 - 6pm The Sunday Painter is pleased to announce the first London exhibition of Los Angeles based artist Pascual Sisto, in conjuction with PAMI (Peckham artists Moving Image Festival). 'Push / Pull (my Luck is your Misfortune)' is the title of Sisto's 2006 video installation and consists of two opposing large scale projections depicting a vortex constructed entirely from lanes of approaching and retreating traffic. As with a lot of Sisto's video work a seamless digital manipulation allows an impossible scenario to arise from the ordinary. Sisto's treatments are highly astute; using symmetry and repetition he constructs contained environments in which the implausible is given, for a time, an ironic reality. Back projected on the front of the front door will be Sisto's 2007 piece 'elevator' viewable after open hours from 6 — 8 pm, Thursday — Sunday. Pascual Sisto b.1975, Barcelona. His work has been widely exhibited in the U.S. and internationally, and his practice has been recognized by Special Youth Council, which awarded him the Spain Prize in 2008; the 12th International Media Art Biennale WRO 07, Wroclaw, Poland, at which he received Second Prize; and by the New Wave-Internet Pavilion 53 at the Venice Biennale. Recent solo and group shows include Please Remember Everything, Actual Size, Los Angeles; Looped, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City; Get Wet, UGM / Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor. He lives and works in Los Angeles.

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