Zhang Peili: Eating

Oct 28, 1998–Feb 2, 1999


Zhang Peili. Eating. 1997. Three-channel video (color, sound). Gift of The Junior Associates of the Museum of Modern Art. © 2016 Zhang Peili

Video sculpture consists of three stacked monitors showing different perspectives of the same activity. The top screen depicts a close-up of a masticating cheek; the bottom screen showcases various edibles artfully arranged on a plate; and the center screen follows the fork from the food into the cavity between the teeth.


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