No:32/A Beyoğlu, Istanbul) May 20 to June 27, 2015. There will be a reception beginning at 6:30 pm Wednesday, May 20.
In My Mind is a sort of diary that the artist has woven together from both internal and external landscapes. These things may be moments, things, people that she archives to resist outside threats to her personal history, her identity.
The artist has a BA in painting from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. She is also a co-founder (with Erkin Gören) of the Mtaär Artist Initiative which hosted a series of exhibitions in 2009-10.
While I cannot post the entire piece of writing related to the exhibition I can produce this--this haunting bit that should make you want to visit the exhibition while in Istanbul.
"A picture of what I am and what I will become; the cartilage of the finger pressing down on the shutter button, a heap of bones brushing the pelvis…"