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Pascal Gielen Lecture

Pascal Gielen Public Lecture, 8 November 2011, Art in General, New York by newgray

Mapping Community Arts by Pascal Gielen @ Art In General, November 8th, 6:30

In recent years there has been increased attention to so-called ‘socially engaged art practices’. Equipped with a sense of urgency and intent, artists and curators develop work with the support of communities or groups to tackle political and social issues. While the success of these projects are not easily measurable, they often reiterate the role [...]

Blind Dates: New Encounters from the Edges of a Former Empire

Please join us at the opening reception of; Blind Dates: New Encounters from the Edges of a Former Empire, Thursday, November 18, 6 – 8 p.m, at Pratt Manhattan Gallery , 144 West 14th St, 2nd Floor. xurban_collective is participating the show with a new piece that we developed after a 2800km research (road) trip [...]

On Silence: ArteEast Quarterly Journal Lauch and Panel Discussion

December 14th, 2010 6:30pm International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) 1040 Metropolitan Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11211 http://www.iscp-nyc.org/events/current/on-silence-arteeaste-quarterly-lauch-and-panel-discussion.html The Fall 2010 issue of ArteEast Quarterly Journal brings a wide range of artists, curators and scholars together to address the possibilities and limitations of the condition of “silence” through various examples in art, music and socio-political [...]

Sea of Marble: A Navigational Convergence by xurban collective

in collaboration with Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture sea.xurban.net Exhibition An exhibition project by xurban_collective 5 November — 26 December 2010 Opening: 5 November / Kasım 2010 18:00 Sanat Limanı, Antrepo No:5, Tophane, Istanbul Symposium 4 December 2010 Sanat Limanı, Antrepo No:5, Tophane, Istanbul Participants*: Ursula Biemann (Zurich) & Shuruq A. M. Harb (Ramallah), [...]

LAST INSTANCE: CONFINEMENT: CONTAINMENT REDUX

The following text is produced for the last installation of “The Containment Contained” presented at Muzeum Sztuki. With this instance we finalized the project. LAST INSTANCE: CONFINEMENT: CONTAINMENT REDUX, June 2009 The object is irrelevant, the gesture is immaterial, the political is not politics, a situation is contingent, an intervention cannot be retrieved, harm is [...]

Artistik Patinaja Karsi

xurban_collective sanat girişimi olarak son sekiz yıl içinde Türkiye’de ve dünyanın farklı kentlerinde sergilere katıldık, sanatsal ifadelere dönüşen araştırma ve belgeleme çalışmaları yürüttük ve bunlarla bağlantılı olarak yazdıklarımızı farklı mecralarda yayınlama fırsatımız oldu. Bu çalışmaların önemli bir kısmı sanat kurumlarının maddi desteği ile gerçekleşti. Ticari galeriler hariç, uluslararası bienaller, toplu sergiler, sanatçı mekanları gibi mecralarda, [...]

Political/Minimal at Kunst Werke, Berlin

xurban_collective is participating to a group show called ‘Political/Minimal’ at Kunst Werke, Berlin. In addition to the installation, we produced a poster/brochure to be circulated freely during the course of the exhibition. To download, click: The Containment Contained, 2003-2007 Dates: November 30, 2008 – January 25, 2009 The exhibition Political/Minimal presents art works from the [...]

Istanbul’u Terketin!

İSTANBUL’U TERKEDİN! Ahmet Atif Akin, Gokce Taskan, Ali M. Demirel Büyük Londra Oteli Teras Meşrutiyet Caddesi Tepebaşı İstanbul Sergi süresi: 26 Haziran – 26 Temmuz 2008 gün batımından gün ağarana kadar Yama ekranı için geliştirilen proje, Anadoludaki deprem sensörlerinden gelen verileri gerçek zamanlı bir biçimde grafiklerle şehire sunuyor ve sismik aktivitenin olduu anda, şimdi, izlenmesine [...]

Art Work

A small temporary public art work placed in Berlin Biennial sculpture garden. The space is defined by an other art work made out of same type of material.

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