Yuval Avital

Born in Jerusalem in 1977 and living in Milan, multimedia artist, composer and guitarist Yuval Avital develops his works in a variety of spaces,  including public venues, industrial archaeological sites, theatres and museums, challenging the traditional crystallized categories that separate the arts. In his exhibitions, performances, immersive installations, total-operas, large-scale musical ‘rituals’,  and concerts one can find dancers, contemporary music ensembles, masters of ancient cultures, recruited individuals or communities, multi-video projections, meditative tactile ambients, advanced technological instruments, archive materials, scientific data, Sound-Sculptures and printed artworks.

Avital’s sound and visual artworks have been presented in contexts such as MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art Rome; Ostrale Dresden Biennale, London Design Festival, La Fabbrica del Cioccolato Foundation in Switzerland, Marino Marini Museum in Florence; National Science and Technology Museum “Leonardo da Vinci” in Milan, Saint Antoine Church Istanbul; He is the author of large-scale Installations such as ALMA MATER - the largest sound installation in Italian history, (Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan 2015); permanent Sound Sculptures such as THE RATTLES GARDEN (Mulinum San Floro, Calabria) and OPEN FENCE (biggest in Italy, East End Studios, Milan).  In his art project he collaborates with institutes such as NASA and United Nations.

His Operas, symphonic and chamber works were performed by numerous soloists and ensembles, presented in concert halls and festivals such as Brighton Festival, Warsaw Autumn Festival, MiTo SettembreMusica Milan, Tel Aviv Museum, Opera House L.Pavarotti, Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen, RomaEuropa, National Conservatory of China, Centre Pompidou, Palazzo Reale of Milan, and Quinta da Regaleira Palace (Portugal).

His latest sound and visual artwork is HUMAN SIGNS, a Global participatory online dance and voice artwork was conceived in time of COVID-19, with the participation of over 200 artists from over 50 countries.

Light Beings 2
Light Beings 1