I, too, live in Arcadia
Public Address presents I, too, live in Arcadia, a solo exhibition and PA-TV event by Bernard Yenelouis. The exhibition is open by appointment from Saturday, December 10th through Sunday, December 18th. Its reception is Saturday, December 10th, 6-9PM (EST). PA-TV will simulcast Yenelouis’ images of Tornado Over Saint Paul during the exhibition opening.
I, too, live in Arcadia is a mixed-media installation structured around motifs of elemental disaster and destruction. The primary work in the installation is a digital image sequence Tornado Over Saint Paul (2016), with supporting materials from the artist’s archive, using anonymous sources and work by Bruce Bellas (Bruce of Los Angeles), the Detroit News Photo Department, Edwin Locke, and Brian Weil, in tandem with his own photographs.
Bernard Yenelouis is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn. His writing and art has been published in Diacritics, 10x10 American Photobooks, Conveyor, Pastelgram and Bomb. His slide shows have been presented at the Four Walls Slide and Film Club, the German Studies Department at Cornell University, the ICP/Bard MFA Program, and Creative Time Art in the Anchorage. His most recent installation was How To Live In The City in Milstein Hall, College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Cornell University. His collaborative work with experimental filmmaker Marie Losier and artist Genesis Breyer P'Orridge was shown at Luxe Gallery, New York City, and the Arsenal Cinema, Berlin. He studied in the Residential College, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and in the MFA program at Cornell University.