Mondo del Clown

Mondo del Clown

n May 2014 Dimitri opend a new exhibit about the world of Clowns: together with the designer Raymond Naef, great-nephew of Grock, he created an exciting and original presentation in Verscio, “Casa del Clown”. In the centre of the “Mondo del Clown” as the leading character, is Grock – “the King of Clowns”. Besides of his costume, there are musical instruments, rare objects, photos and selected documents exposed, as well as old films shown. As an introduction to the exhibit, the history of clowns and their culture is told in text and image.

To take in account all the important Clowns of the world was quiet impossible, therefore a choice from Switzerland and other countries are presented in a description of their carriers and a selection of short films about their shows. At the same time, according to the concept of the designer, and to the joy of the public, there is an important space also about Dimitri himself.

Opening times: The exhibition will remain open until the end of the theater season in 2014, on performance days from 17.00 to 20.30 or on request.