Sea Elephant Travel Agency and the Loft

…ed in I am not a Studio Artist by Salt, Istanbul 2011 InEnArt launches the Sea Elephant Travel Agency 2013 ten years after the planned trip as an open online platform with the aim to continue tracing the imaginary itinerary of Jules Verne on the Black Sea. This project will display manifestations, performances and exhibitions that took place in the name of Sea Elephant Travel Agency in the past since 1999 and it invites artists, curators, from all…

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Sea Elephant Travel Agency

…iatives with other artists, such as the Bunker Research Group (BRG) or the Sea Elephant Travel Agency, which aspired to organize a “floating laboratory” for artists and thinkers to circumnavigate the Black Sea, developing critical discussions and artistic exchange while tracing the route taken by the protagonist in Jules Verne’s novel Kéraban the Inflexible (1883). “Democratic Luxury” is set to run until Nov. 14 at Rampa Istanbul. &nbs…

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Black Sea Traces

…iatives with other artists, such as the Bunker Research Group (BRG) or the Sea Elephant Travel Agency, which aspired to organize a “floating laboratory” for artists and thinkers to circumnavigate the Black Sea, developing critical discussions and artistic exchange while tracing the route taken by the protagonist in Jules Verne’s novel Kéraban the Inflexible (1883). “Democratic Luxury” is set to run until Nov. 14 at Rampa Istanbul. &nbs…

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B-fact (Black Sea, Baltic Sea, Barents Sea)

…003): B-fact (Black Sea, Baltic Sea, Barents Sea) Huseyin Alptekin and the Sea Elephant Travel Agency organized “B-Fact”, an off-beat, open-ended, and provocative event that unfolded over several hours. In this collaborative exhibition, he worked with Halil Altindere and Vahit Tuna in Istanbul, Minna Henricksson from Helsinki and Love Enqvist from Sweden.   [widgetkit id=9059] Photos from Love Enqvist – www.loveenqvist.se Na…

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Jules Verne and the Black Sea

…s friends Ahmet Senkart and Yildirim Arici to Sochi in 2000 to present the Sea Elephant Travel Agency to a group of interested people. In a video directed by Yildirim Arici Hüseyin explains the Travel Agency. He takes us to the beach and describes his art works he did within the frame of the Sea Elephant Travel Agency. excerpt of a video by Yildirim Arici   Guardians of the Threshold Notes by Hüseyin Alptekin, on Guardians of the Threshold,…

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Open Call for Artist and Art Professionals

…nArt as a online platform in memory of Hüseyin B. Alptekin who founded the Sea Elephant Travel Agency as a visual and performing arts laboratorium, focussing on inter-actions of variety of populations and cultures in the Black Sea Region. InEnArt launches the Sea Elephant Travel Agency 2013 ten years after the planned trip as an open online platform with the aim to continue tracing the imaginary itinerary of Jules Verne on the Black Sea. If you ar…

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…VI… Read more… Open Call for Artist and Art Professionals Thomas Büsch Sea Elephant Travel Agency was launched by InEnArt as a online platform in memory of Hüseyin B. Alptekin who founded the Sea Elephant Travel Agency as a visual and performing arts laboratorium, focussing on inter-actions of variety of populations and cultures in the Black Sea Region. InEnArt launches the Sea Elephant Travel Agency 2013 ten years after the planned trip as an…

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This Secret World That Exists Right There in Public

…s Asian coast without crossing the Bosphorus. A remnant of what became the Sea Elephant Travel Agency focussing on networks of communication among the contemporary art scene of Turkey with its northern neighbors and what is not only a vision of alternative routes but also a cultural project of solidarity formation. Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin, Image from SALT Research Hüseyin-Alptekin-Archive, Courtesy of the Estate of Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin and Rampa…

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Democratic Luxury / Demokratik Lüks

…iatives with other artists, such as the Bunker Research Group (BRG) or the Sea Elephant Travel Agency, which aspired to organize a “floating laboratory” for artists and thinkers to circumnavigate the Black Sea, developing critical discussions and artistic exchange while tracing the route taken by the protagonist in Jules Verne’s novel Kéraban the Inflexible (1883). “Democratic Luxury” is set to run until Nov. 14 at Rampa Istanbul. &nbs…

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