- What’s On
Arter’s inaugural programme features seven exhibitions, and four of them drawn from its collection of more than 1,300 works.
What Time is It?, curated by Emre Baykal & Eda Berkmen, contemplates the meaning of time, space and memory through subjects like everyday life, personal histories, archaeology and migration. It brings together more than 40 works that connect to each other through space and dialogue. It is open until February 9, 2020.
Words are Very Unnecessary, curated by Selen Ansen, explores notions of what a museum is through a grouping of works from the Arter collection that are connected through themes of gesture, remains and trace. It is open until March 8, 2020.
offroad, v.2, curated by Selen Ansen, features three grand pianos that move within the space and limits of the gallery. Created by artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, this exhibit questions agency and action through experimental art. It is open until December 15, 2019.
Altan Gürman, curated by Başak Doğa Temür, highlights the works produced by artist Altan Gürman from 1965 to 1976, which were acquired by Arter in 2013. Though late to be recognized as such, Gürman was a pioneer of the Turkish contemporary art world. It is open until February 9, 2020.
Whitish, curated by Emre Baykal, is a retrospective of the creative output of artist Ayşe Erkmen. In addition to works created by Erkmen starting in the 1970s, the installation includes new works conceived and produced especially for this exhibition. It is open until March 8, 2020.
The Hidden Conference, curated by Başak Doğa Temür, s a three-part film series by artist Rosa Barba shot at different museum storage facilities. The film continues Barba’s exploration of cultural storage areas and archives. It is open until January 19, 2020.
She Waited for a While, curated by Eda Berkmen, features spatial art and arrangements by Inci Furni that highlight the coincidences, common gestures, rhythms, and chance encounters of daily life. The installation was created with the specific gallery space in mind and also draws inspiration from the surrounding Dolapdere neighbourhood. It is open until January 26, 2020.
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