Amber Art and Technology Festival (05-19.11.12)

Visualizing the global marathon, the theme of Amber, Art and Technology Festival is “Paratactic Commons”. The walking Robot is part of an exhibition on the Campus of Istanbul Technical University. The decade that followed 9/11 witnessed a radical regression of communal energies, forcing us to live strictly in individual spheres; the fear and control society in the guise of a war on terror, the tendency of nation-states to impose…

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Ayşe Tütüncü and Tuncer Duman: Everything will be great

  “Everything will be great” is the name of a film directed by Ömer Vargi that got released in 1998. The movie tells the tragic-funny story of two opposite brothers. Altan (Cem Yılmaz) dreams about opening a Bar. When he is getting into a fight with some people, he runs into his brother Nuri (MazharAlanson), who he hasn’t seen for a long time. He visits his older brother at the drugstore, Nuri is working for, later on to ask…

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The Yellow Section

  On June 21, 2019 opens the exhibiton The Yellow Section at After the Butcher in Berlin. Participating artists are Maja Weyermann, Birgit Auf der Lauer & Caspar Pauli and Evrim Kavcar. Maja Weyermann and Birgit Auf der Lauer & Caspar Pauli participated into the artists in residency program of the Berlin Senat 2014 and 2018. Maja has been living and working in Istanbul for six months in 2014. Her residency was granted by the…

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Next 100 years of ULUS in renewed pavilion Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrade

“Next 100 years of ULUS in renewed pavilion Cvijeta Zuzorić”, at Art Pavilion Cvijeta Zuzorić in Belgrade, Serbia. Group exhibition of ULUS independent, freelance, artist’s works is opened on March 7th and it lasts till March 17th 2019. During the exhibition, until March 17, will be organized a number of activities, workshops and guidings through the exhibition. The Association of Artists of ULUS since its founding in 1919,…

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Faces and Places

Theo Eshetu at Akbank Sanat in Istanbul Cultural identities have never been fixed and defined but are created and molded through political projections, erected and destroyed by historical events, and have fluctuated with the displacement of cultural objects and the migration of populations; all of which seem to point to the impossibility of fixing identities in time, as their nature is to be in constant flux. We can only define the now, and the…

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