Garden of Earthly Delights-Ship of Fools

Zhou Xiaohu

  • Medium:Marionettes electric installation, wooden boats, metal racks, textiles, artificial leather, artificial flowers
  • Year:2018
  • Size:500 x 150 x 240cm


Ship of Fools, modification from the string-marionettes of the Garden of Earthly Delights (Zhou’s work), is made into a new “boat of drunkards” installation. Under the action of mechanical transmission device, the eight puppets shake and tremble ceaselessly as if a delirium, swaying in procession among the wise and the mad. The survivors of the new era are singing in marvelous age.

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