ODYSSÉE - Alliance Française de Cork
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An exhibition by French artist

Yohann Walter

16th April – 13th May 2015

Over the past decade, for artistic or professional purposes, French artist Yohann Walter has been travelling from the Ionian Islands to the Hordaland coasts, the foot of Vitosha Mountain to the Catskills, the Laurentides to the Landes forest, Louisiana to the mouth of the Daugava, the Appalachian Mountains to the western province of Connacht. Paddling. Walking. Sailing. Driving. Flying.

Beyond it, this relationship to geographic distances, human discoveries and cultural novelties has been a constant driving force to Yohann’s artistic activity.

Every new landscape, colour and sound turning to the stage for new sensitive works and visual tales.

ODYSSÉE is a collection of art pieces conceived and realized while travelling, exploring cultural and linguistic juxtapositions, folding and unfolding space and time.

It is an invitation to travel which offers visitors to embark on a dreamlike wandering, questioning our sense of geographic belonging through mixed media works and unique looks.

Admission free, all welcome!

We spoke to the artist about his work process, inspiration and the current exhibition. Read full interview here: Interview with Yohann Walter

YW portrait web 3-400x600 (1)Background/Bio:

Yohann Walter is a French visual and new media artist currently based in Ireland.

His work widely explores the landscape and the role of narration, questioning and playing with their viability, impact or decline.

From photography and music video to installations and sound, his sensitive approaches invite to a walk through symbols and contemplative stagings.

Illustrator and video-instructor as well, Yohann Walter is regularly exhibiting worldwide, teaching at universities and schools, collaborating with cultural organizations, designers and music artists, on commissioned and volunteer projects.


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