Walter & Zoniel are an artistic duo collaborating and exhibiting internationally. Multidisciplinary in their practice, Multidisciplinary in their practice, they work within the mediums of sculpture, photography, film and performance. Much of their work is centered on utilizing scientific process and pioneering the modern development of early photographic techniques. Their work focuses on visually charming and enticing the viewer into thought and momentary escapism, whilst dealing predominantly with the human condition, evoking a relationship and questioning between all the elements involved. They also produce interactive and socially engaging installations / performances.
The central themes to their work come from a meditation upon our existence and reflection of the intricacies of the relationships we have with each other and with the natural world around us.
Their work visually charms and entices the viewer into thought and becoming present in the moment. Dealing predominantly with the human condition whilst evoking a relationship and questioning between all the elements involved.
Often utilising the tools of nature, surrealism and fun they are able to captivate audiences and inspire them to engage with the artwork. The meditative aspect of their practice allows access to a deeper exploration and experience for all.
Their public installation works include performance-practice installation at Tate Britain, Somerset House, Photo London, and site-specific public installations in Miami, San Fransisco, London, Brighton, Liverpool and Durham. They have been commissioned by multiple national and international art festivals, fairs, biennials and galleries.
Their work has been acquired by the National Art collection and the National Portrait Gallery collection.