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Days of Endless Time

Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Vaakasuora, 2011
Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Horizontal [Vaakasuora], 2011

October 16, 2014 (Second Level)
In a world conditioned by the frantic, technology-driven pace of life, many moving-image artists are countering this sensibility with works that suspend and attenuate time or that evoke a sense of timelessness. Days of Endless Time presents installations, including several from the Hirshhorn’s collection, that emphasize escape, solitude, the thrall of Nature, states of enchantment, meditation, and spirituality. The galleries will be transformed into a compelling refuge where visitors enter a poetic, drifting, reflective realm akin to Jorge Luis Borges’  evocations of mirrors, labyrinths and days of endless time…  

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