Artistic actuality - Bastiaan Arler

"My name is Gilgamesh". Bastiaan Arler's exhibition in Milano (Italy)

The Dutch artist Bastiaan Arler, laureate of the map programme of the Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes, exhibits in Italy.
The exhibition "Mon nom est Gilgamesh" takes place from February, 16th to 26th 2005. It is the first stage of a six days performance. Bastiaan Arler used the character of the king Gilgamesh, hero from the Babylonian civilization, in order to realize a contemporary epic travel on the search for a passage through a mythological dimension. He did a travel of a week in New York. A video illustrates this Gilgamesh's epic transposed into New-York.
The video is projected in O artoteca association premises inside a specific installation from February 16th to 26th 2005.

"Mon nom est Gilgamesh", exhibition by Bastiaan Arler
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