Conversation with Ani Schulze

Conversation with Ani Schulze On the occassion of the screening “Differences” (2014) in Schau_Raum Museum für Neue Kunst Freiburg, June 2015 Didem Yazici: As the title suggests, the film focuses on ‘Differences’. It happens through using adjectives and contrasts, it also refers to differences of perception and imagination. Can you elaborate in which meaning/ ways […]

Viridescent Nervure

This text is written on the occasion of solo exhibition by Zuzanna Czebatul at Gillmeier Rech Gallery in Berlin. (29.03.2014 – 26.04.2014) For her debut solo exhibition at Gillmeier Rech, Zuzanna Czebatul creates complex dramaturgies, emphasizing epistemological potential and cognitive tangibility. Viridescent Nervure (a term borrowed from botanical vocabulary, translated to ‘greenish leaf vein’) is framing […]

Footnotes / Images-Görseller

‘Footnotes’ is a parallel exhibition to ‘Apparatus Criticus & Locus’  that reveals the research process through artworks, drawings, sketches, references and footnotes. These exhibitions not only create two independent conceptual entities, but also form a monolith exhibition space, which proposes a cohesion of exhibition-making, curating and working with artists. Footnote took place in an independent art space […]

Apparatus Criticus & Locus

Apparatus Criticus & Locus Künstlerhaus Stuttgart Apparatus Criticus  Artists: Aaron Angell, Ziad Antar, Andy Kania, Bouchra Khalili, Shirin Sabahi, Pilvi Takala, Rinus Van de Velde Curator: Adnan Yıldız Locus Artists: Khaled Barakeh, Ünsal İçöz, Filippa Pettersson, Frederike Vidal & Judith Groth Curator: Didem Yazıcı Footnotes  Artists: Gizem Akkoyunoğlu, Yunus Emre Erdoğan, Filippa Pettersson, Ahmet Soydemir, Frederike Vidal & Judith Groth, Ünsal İçöz, Ezgi […]

AUTOPOIESIS

  AUTOPOIESIS With Florian Clewe, Juliane Engel, Sabine Fessler, Leon Filter, Paula Kohlmann, Anna-Maria Paschetto, Domènec Sanz Janssen, Erik Sturm Curated by Didem Yazıcı Württembergischer Kunstverein  Stuttgart Querungen   Schlossplatz 2, 70173 Stuttgart   Autopoiesis is an exhibition model where each artwork is being produced as a response to another piece or a situation during the process of exhibition. […]

Project Biennial D-0 ARK Underground Bosnia and Herzegovina

2nd edition of Project D-0 ARK Underground, Bosnia and Herzegovina The Biennial Directorate of Project D-0 ARK Underground will take place April 26 through September 26, 2013. Partner countries for the 2nd Project Biennial are the Republics of Turkey and Croatia. The curators of this edition, Basak Senova and Branko Franceschi, also announced their paired curatorial statements under the titles Time […]

Letters to the Pacific and Fictional Replies

Text on Aaron Peck, Adam Harrison and Dominic Osterried’s screening performance ‘Letters to the Pacific’ that was held as part of Peck’s ‘Writers’s Residency’ in dOCUMENTA (13). The text is published in booklet series ‘Mental Space’. This publication on contemporary art opens up a fresh space for “text.” Mental Space’s first book did not suggest a […]

Tripping Up But Not Falling

Nejat Sati, 2012, Structure 2, 180x130cm, acrylic on canvas This text is published in ‘State Of Mind’ the exhibition catalogue of Nejat Satı’s solo show at Pi Artworks, Istanbul, October 2012 I remember my trip to Nejat Satı’s atelier, filled with paintings and objects, in Izmir’s K2 Contemporary Arts Center nearly five years ago. This was […]

A Musical and Political Calendar

This text has written for the book of Masa Project on Önder Özengi’s work ‘ I Wanna Hurt – I Wanna Love’ (2008). Didem Yazıcı 2010. The research starting with the question “What is left if we take the music out of a band?” brings us to an imaginary band, the unreal gigs of this […]

The Move / Hamle

The publication that accompanies “The Move” exhibition at ARTER features Başak Şenova’s conceptual framework text along with essays by Mia Jankowicz, Kerstin Stakemeier and Didem Yazici. The book also includes dialogues between the curator and each artist, Adel Abidin, Rosa Barba and Runa Islam as well as stills from and photos of the works in […]

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