The New Contemporary Art Magazine

Tag: Coachella

At Coachella, the action contained within an 80-foot-tall wooden rocket towering over the festival became a star of this year’s visual artist line-up. Duo Dedo Vabo created "H.i.P.O.," in which performers dressed as hippos clanged and banged away at projects in a 12-hour, uninterrupted performance. This installation took a year to conceive and complete, with "202 designers, costumers, set decorators, stage managers, riggers, and performers" involved. (Press images captured by Marshall Vanderhoof.)

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