The Musical Brain

Mai-Thu Perret
The High Line, New York, NY
April 2021 – March 2022

The Musical Brain is a group exhibition that reflects on the power music has to bring us together. The exhibition is named after a short story by the Argentine contemporary writer César Aira, and explores the ways that artists use music as a tool to inhabit and understand the world. The featured artists approach music through different lenses—historical, political, performative, and playful—to create new installations and soundscapes installed throughout the park.

Mai-Thu Perret’s bronze sculptural piece, Eventail des caresses (Coeur, Poumons, Utérus), 2018 is currently on view.