Leuphana University (HS 4), Lüneburg (Germany), July 1st 2013 – 18:00 The guest lecture will focus on the formation of the contemporary art field in Istanbul and how a particular category of ‘political art’ emerged from that field. First, Ni l Uzun will present the historical background of the formation of the contemporary art field… Continue reading ‘Political Art’ of Istanbul as Politics of the Middle East
The resistance at Gezi Park
June 3th, 2013, ARTISTSINRESISTANCE, Istanbul (Turkey) The initial protests in Istanbul at the end of May were led by environmentalists, opposing the replacement of Taksim Gezi Park with a reconstruction of the historic Taksim Military Barracks demolished in 1940. One of their claim in the press statement released by the artists : “We are here… Continue reading The resistance at Gezi Park
Call for Papers: CONTEMP ART ’12
Turkey From the 11th to 14th of April 2012 the Contemporary Art Conference takes place in Istanbul, Turkey. It is open to the approaches of institutions and history of contemporary art as well as to styles generated by various international artists with different tendencies. Contemporary art has contrary characteristics and constantly renews itself and its… Continue reading Call for Papers: CONTEMP ART ’12
Who draws the line?
September, 24th – 30th, 2011 Lecce (Apulia, Italy) “Who draws the line?” is the title of the first solo exhibition in Italy by the Turkish artist Devrim Kadirbeyoglu, co-produced by Archiviazioni and Ramdom Association. The exhibition was born as an inner necessity of the artist to represent and communicate the human, financial and social extent… Continue reading Who draws the line?