Marchas de Elefantes, 1992 – Gibellina

Marchas de Elefantes, 1992 – Gibellina⠀
Wall Painting, Darya von Berner⠀

Photo: Grazie Blanco⠀
@fondazione_orestiadi⠀
Gibellina, Sicily, Italy, 1992⠀

Marcha de Elefantes was presented at the Paesaggio con Rovine, Gibellina,Sicily. For the first time Darya von Berner painted a large-scale mural of several elephants, that seemed to walk around the room painted in red.⠀

Curators: Achille Bonito Oliva and Giuliana Stella⠀

#achillebonitooliva⠀

The project Marcha de Elefantes, is a metaphor of walking: the walk of all the wild animals and people which have lost their habitat and homes, uprooted and forced to leave their place of origin.⠀

The work began as a series of large-scale murals, but later the wall-based work was complemented by sculptures, videos and also performances.⠀