Gwales now on show daily at Oriel y Parc, St Davids until 2nd August.
Opening hours 9:30am - 5pm
A mythical island and thought-provoking questions about the future of rural Wales have shaped Ben Lloyd’s major new exhibition at Oriel y Parc.
Lloyd’s immersive installation Gwales presents a fictional narrative of a group of people who, after years of being priced out of their family homes, have tunnelled into a stack of big bales to create the new home of Gwales. From what’s at hand they try to re-create their culture. They arrange images of their cultural icons and their last possessions, some significant, some banal. From the silage bales they brew beer and cut records in an attempt to re-create the good times, but they begin to forget and drift into oblivion.