Copenhagen Contemporary (CC) is pleased to present American artist Bill Viola’s latest large scale work Inverted Birth (2014) for the first time in Denmark.
Bill Viola is recognised as a pioneer in the medium of video art, known for his iconic, large-scale, slow-motion immersive video works produced over a 40-year career. Inverted Birth is a prime example of how Viola’s technically innovative installations have transcended the video genre.
Towering to a monumental height of 5 meters, Inverted Birth explores the power of human emotions and the very nature of our existence; life, death, birth and rebirth. “Birth is not a beginning, death is not an end,” as Viola has remarked, quoting from Chuang Tzu (370–287 BC).