“Carnival Animals” Pascal Yerly Visual & Sound Performance
Inspired by Swiss Alps ancestral carnivals
Opening Cocktail 2018.10.27 4:30-6:30pm
Exhibition Period 2018.10.27 – 11.10
Exhibition Venue: 3rd Tao Ci Street, No.4 Jiu Xian Qiao Road, 798 Art District,Chao Yang District, Beijing
Organizer: Yang Gallery
Sponsor: Swiss Embassy
About the Exhibition
This exhibition is inspired by ancestral carnival culture through contemporary art medias, video and mixed media printed artworks with traditional carnival figures. The carnival in the Swiss Alps is a reflection and left over of pagan traditions, recalling on animist cultures relating torituals and celebrations close to nature. The Celtics traditions seems to have been active until middle age and still carried by folks celebrations who gave birth to carnivals as we know it these days.
About the Artist
Pascal Yerly is a native Swiss artist active in visual arts over thepast two decades with exhibitions in the United States, Switzerland, Germany and China. His work and research are often engaging contemporary medias andcommunication perspectives in relation with nature. His vision expresses the idea of humans nurturing a balancing mind connected with the earth, but nonetheless evolving with technologies and disruptive experimental works. He is also an art professor in Switzerland since many years and he has been awarded in art competitions. Through art in architecture, mixed media installation and various creative disciplines are resulting in an astoundingly varied and innovative body of work.
Selected Exhibiting Artworks