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SHIMURABros contemplate ‘The open pyramid’, 2016, from Eliasson’s solo exibition at the Long Musuem, Shanghai, ‘Emptiness is not nothing at all’, 2016. Reflective panels, mounted on an aluminium frame and suspended from a twenty-metre-high concrete vault ceiling in the museum, formed a large square pyramid that floated two and a half metres above the museum’s floor. A spotlight positioned above the pyramid’s open apex cast a bright circle of light through the pyramid onto the floor below.

SHIMURAbros are the filmmaking sibling duo Yuka and Kentaro Shimura. Their work has been exhibited worldwide at venues such as the National Arts Center, Tokyo; the National University of Singapore’s Centre for the Arts, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei; The Hessel Museum of Art and CCS Bard Galleries in New York; the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts; and Museums Quartier, Vienna.

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The open pyramid, 2016 – A film by SHIMURAbros




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