Monday, October 29, 2012

Off Istanbul / Les Ateliers Claus 8/12 - 21.30 / Platform 0090 Belgium


http://www.0090.be/0090/page.aspx?m=2&c=9&p=25 http://soundcloud.com/deform-muzik/off-istanbul-lp-promo-mix-by

Friday, October 26, 2012

Apartman Projesi-Berlin 'underconstruction' ,27th of September


*.-_-., <-x->, Özgür Erkök, everybody is an, Ingo Frischeisen, Lee Garcia, Çiğdem Hasanoğlu, Ha Za Vu Zu - Güçlü Öztekin, Güneş Terkol, Mert Öztekin-, ibrahim, Gözde İlkin, Mehmet Can Koçak, Göksu Kunak, Yasemin Nur, Suat Öğüt, İz Öztat, Bert Perl, Ilgın Seymen, Steffi Weisman, Zişan***** *"Apartment Project Berlin is a space for collective living, aiming to be a meeting point for international artists towards productions with interdisciplinary approaches. Moving from Istanbul, feeling the urge to come up with new ideas in a new surrounding, geography; the project is trying to take risks, eliminate the great expectations by questioning the notion of success while discontinuously transforming.
The opening exhibition is on 27th of September, 2012 18:00 – 22.00 Hertzberg str13, 12055, Neukölln, Berlin Visiting days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday Visiting hours : 15-19:30

ha za vu zu - new york times article

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2012/02/12/magazine/istanbul-art-boom-bubble-8.html

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

16 june 2012-Ritopek, Belgrade

In Growing up Amid the Historical Mysteries  of Proximity: Pros & Cons of Being Neighbours
Artists: Ana  Hoffner, Apartment Project   (participants of the Reciprocal Visit project: artists Endam Acar, Selda Asal, Volkan Aslan, Fatma Çiftçi, Zeren Göktan,        Deniz Gül, Gözde Ilkin, Ceren Oykut, Gökçe Süvari, coordinator Serra Özhan Yüksel; and of the Re-Locate project: artists: Mehmet Dere, Ha za vu zu, Suat Öğüt, Zeyno Pekünlü, Ilgin Seymen Gökçe Süvari; backstage: Selda Asal), Assaf Gruber, Dragan Ilić, Ha za vu zu (Güneş Terkol, Güçlü Öztekin, Özgür Erkök), Petra Elena Köhle & Nicolas Vermot Petit-Outhenin, Lia Lapithi, Bernd Oppl, Riikka Tauriainen

Curators: Isin Onol & Dimitrina Sevova

Opening and live event: 16 June 2012,
 6  pm, at ITS-Z1, Ritopek, Belgrade <http://its-z1.org/>

To  speak of ‘meaning’ and of ‘truth’ in the middle of military agitation, geopolitical calculations, suffering, the grimaces of  stupidity or else of lies is not ‘idealistic’: it is to get to the very nub of the thing. – Jean-Luc Nancy
The exhibition project and live events focus on the contradictory aspects of the notion of  being neighbours, in relation to varying forms of deterritorialisations,  reterritorialisations and the selective enforcement of borders,  identificatory models offered by overlapping, competing and contested historical narratives, as well as political, social and cultural interaction between territory and desires in a time of globalisation, mobility and migration, and how they combine to produce conditions of inclusion and mechanisms of exclusion.



The existing, seemingly insurmountable  incompatibilities in the formulation of borders, whether in the past or in the present time, find their ‘justification’ in the forming principles of the idea of territory and its borders  growing out of the collective space, temporal fantasies and memory, manipulation of interests by political elites and economic formations confronted and delimited by their  neighbouring formations. This leads us to relate these complex issues to a formal inquiry into the ways in which (self-)images of nation, race, gender, subjects are produced and naturalized,        and the role of a hunger for belonging and for a smoothed and purified historical memory in this process, interacting on the one hand with space-time characteristics, and on the other with  the discursive formation of knowledge-power relations – what Michel Foucault calls dispositive.        Space is structured by giving it a meaning, by naming it and identifying it, through language and narrative and such rhetorical devices as metaphors, as well as verbal and visual constructions of a ‘homeland.’

The borders of a territory would seem to be  socially constructed mindscapes and as such immaterial, but they are also the material embodiments of the economic and military  elaboration of disciplining and control procedures. The enforcement of ‘b/order’ categories is a political act, and        ideologically commands notions of value and truth, even as its immaterial forces translate at times into hard barriers and  walls of rock and concrete. But as Anssi Paasi puts it nicely, the existence of borders implies the possibility of  crossing them – even if sometimes at the price of taking a        substantial risk. Under what conditions can contemporary art practices in their globalized hybridity contribute to creating  new possibilities for transgression, overcoming the demarcation of image regimes constitutive of borders and subverting the naturalizations at play?

more photos: http://www.code-flow.net/neighbours/documentation/doc1.html

Monday, May 28, 2012

TANAS 23 May-28 July 2012

Dear Madam, dear Sir,

With the group show Turkish Art New And Superb, TANAS leaves the field of
prejudices and clichés about Turkish art behind. Thirteen artists, most of them
born in the 1970s in Turkey and now living in Istanbul, contribute works dealing
with themes of society, politics, history, and culture.

Two of these contributions are shown at different venues outside TANAS:
An acoustic work by Aslı Çavuşoğlu will be presented at gelbe MUSIK
from 23 May through 28 July. The “ground tattoo” by the artist group
Ha Za Vu Zu is being executed in the former airport area of Tempelhof
on the abandoned landing field (entrance Oderstrasse, coordinates M 23
on sitemap)

Please find attached our invitations, press release, flyer, and Tempelhof sitemap.
Here are the dates:

Opening at gelbe MUSIK, Schaperstrasse 11, Berlin-Schoeneberg:
Tuesday, 22 May, 6 pm

Opening at TANAS, Heidestrasse 50, Berlin-Tiergarten:
Wednesday, 23 May, 5 to 8 pm

Artists talk at TANAS:
Thursday, May 24, 6 pm

The exhibitions will run through 28 July 2012.

Participating artists:
Mehtap Baydu, Bashir Borlakov, Banu Cennetoğlu, Aslı Çavuşoğlu,
Cevdet Erek, Ha Za Vu Zu, Nuri Kuzucan, Ali Miharbi, Yasemin Özcan,
Serkan Özkaya, Güneş Terkol, Vahit Tuna, Shiri Zinn

A catalogue booklet, German/ English, 58 pages, colour, 4 Euro, with
biographies of the artists, images and descriptions of the individual works.


photo from : Paul Decruppe

"my ass in the googlearth", photo print, 2012
photo from: Manuel Frauendorf

Monday, April 09, 2012

Non Stage represent: What A Loop : for video:::

What a Loop by ha za vu zu
April 29 / 8pm–10pm
What a Loop evolved from a game that ha za vu zu plays, that is filmed and fictionalized over and over again. The game begins by choosing scenes that are inspired by film clichés. Players sitting by a table re-enact these scenes by taking turns in such a way that it seems as if the scene “contaminates” each player one by one. While a player is re-enacting, the others use a 35mm handheld camera to shoot the scene. In contrast to this “insider” viewpoint, an “outsider” camera is simultaneously filming the backstage, showing the other players as a set-crew working on the props and other technicalities. Once a player’s scene is done, s/he works either as a camera operator or as a member of the stage crew for the next scene. The whole process is an interrupted loop of film clichés.
for video:::

13.04.2011 performance at Kemancı


29.03.2012 // GARİP BİR PANDİK NO: 2 // performance

thanks for : BİRTAKIMŞEYLER ve ATKAM studio
http://birtakimseyler.com/ 

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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.