Cerith Wyn Evans’ Installation Fills all Four Exhibition Halls at Bergen Kunsthall


BERGEN.- Cerith Wyn Evans’ exhibitions often combine an all-round sensory experience with intricate juxtapositions of fragments of meaning. With a background in experimental film and video art in the 1980s, he has primarily worked since the 1990s with spectacular installations where a number of media such as sculpture, photography, film, text, light and sound form natural elements. To describe Wyn Evans’ works as ‘spectacular’ means that they represent a far more indefinable form of communication than we associate (because of their use of similarly seductive devices) with the media and advertising world. Instead of simple messages and the devices of rhetorical persuasion, Wyn Evans confronts us with a labyrinth of meaning-levels that often confuse more than