For his largest presentation in the U.S. to date, Philippe Parreno orchestrates a scripted series of events within the monumental interior of Park Avenue Armory’s Wade Thompson Drill Hall— transforming the traditional exhibition experience through an interplay of the artist’s films, sculptures, and the spectral presence of sound and light. H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS (pronounced hypnosis) features recitals by pianist Mikhail Rudy and a soundscape designed by Nicolas Becker that respond to Parreno’s work and the Armory’s expansive 55,000-square-foot space. Choreographed together by Parreno, these works form an all encompassing and continuously evolving artistic composition of operatic proportions. On view at the Armory from June 11 through August 2, 2015, H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS was commissioned by Park Avenue Armory for its 2015 season. The exhibition is co-curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Alex Poots, with consultin

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