Tuesday, October 27, 2015

11 December 2015 - 1 May 2016 ISTANBUL: PASSION, JOY, FURY, MAXXI, Rome

11 December 2015 - 1 May 2016


Galleries 1, 2 and 2 biscurated by Hou Hanru with a team of international curators

The passion for creativity
The joy that emerges from achieving objectivesThe fury of the city 

We are continuing our exploration of the cultural milieu of the Mediterranean basin and the relations between the Middle East and Europe. Following the exhibition Unedited History on contemporary Iranian art, MAXXI has reached Istanbul.

An exploration through major works
and new artistic production
with in-depth examinations and first-hand testimony.

Istanbul: Passion, Joy, Fury tackles the dynamics, the changes and the cultural demands of contemporary Turkey, a bridge between the western and eastern worlds.
Starting out with the recent protests at Gezi Park, the exhibition examines five major themes: urban transformations; political conflicts and resistance; innovative models of production; geopolitical urgencies; hope.
The invited artists and architects:

Hamra Abbas, Asu Aksoy, Can Altay, Halil Altindere, Emrah Altınok, Architecture for all/Herkes İçin Mimarlık, Burak Arıkan, Volkan Aslan, Fikret Atay, Vahap Avşar, Imre Azem, Osman Bozkurt, Angelika Brudniak, Hera Büyüktaşcıyan, Antonio Cosentino, Jeremiah Day, Burak Delier, Cem Dinlenmiş, Cevdet Erek, Inci Eviner, Extrastruggle, Gaye Günay, Nilbar Güreş, Hazavuzu, Emre Hüner, Ali Kazma, Sinan Logie, Cynthia Madansky, Yoann Morvan, Pinar Ogrenci, Ahmet Ögüt, Nejla Osseiran, Ceren Oykut, Didem Özbek , Şener Özmen, Pattu , Didem Pekün, Zeyno Pekünlü, Mario Rizzi, Alexis Sanal, Sarkis, So?, Superpool, Ali Taptik, Serkan Taycan, Cengiz Tekin, Güneş Terkol, Nasan Tur.

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Güneş Terkol takes inspiration from her immediate surroundings, collecting materials and stories, which she weaves into her sewing pieces, videos, sketches and musical compositions.She also member of HaZaVuZu artist collective and GuGuOu group keeps working. Terkol, born 1981, is a Turkish artist based in Istanbul. She graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Fine Art Faculty, Painting Department. She completed her master’s degree in Yildiz Teknik University Interdisciplinary Art Department. Selected solo exhibitions include Holographic Recording at Gallery NON in Istanbul (2014) and Dreams On The River at OrganHaus in Chongqing (2010). Selected group shows include the 2016 “ Live Uncertainty”, 53 nd Bienal de Sao Paulo, 2015 “Passion, Joy, Fury”, MAXXI,Rome 2015 Stay10th Gwangju Biennale in Korea (2014), Better Homes at the Sculpture Center in New York (2013), Signs Taken in Wonder at MAK in Vienna (2012) and Dream and Reality at Istanbul Modern (2011). Terkol has attended the residency programs at ISCP New York, 2013; OrganHaus, Chongqing, 2011 and Gasworks, London, 2010.