View In Room
View In Room
Fine art print
Edition of 5
Dimensions: 162cm (H) x 162cm (W) x 4.5cm (D) / 63.8" (H) x 63.8" (W) x 1.8" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
‘City in progress, masterplan’ , 2017
9 independent high quality fine art print
9 pieces (each); 29 cm x 29 cm picture dimensions & 52 cm x 52 cm x 4.5 cm total frame dimensions
A 1st prize winner piece explores the utopian city picturesque. As a part of the project, the piece experiments and proposes a city and its construction process; transformation and optimization due to existing cityscape.
Further curatorial writings about the artwork and the project can be found on the website of the artist Otto Batuhan Türker.
*signed and dated at the back by the artist Otto Batuhan Turker
**piece will be sent with certificate of authenticity in a crate
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Based in: Ankara - İstanbul - Berlin
Working on spatial and artistic practices, Otto Batuhan Türker produces approaches that define the representation of the idea with the construction process of the work. The process of construction as a result of the analysis / psychoanalysis of the object, the situation and the event bears the traces of the artist's deconstructionist attitude. The artist objectifies ‘the construction of perception’, ‘visual and kinesthetic experience’, ‘objects’ as well as ‘structures’ and the world of the built environment ; the social, economic and institutional approaches that relate the individual with these in terms of context with a rationalist style. The artist, who took part in the installations and exhibitions of artists such as Hale Tenger, Armin Linke, Turiya Magadlena at the 16th Istanbul Biennial (2019), was included in the Saatchi Art collection, curated by Megan Wright with 'Split Canvas: International Klein Blue' in July 2019. The artist, who opened his first solo show in METU in 2018 (May), was awarded by Architizer, ArtAnkara Contemporary Art Fair and ISMD. [Representing galleries: the Artling (Singapore), Singulart (Paris), Saatchi Art (London)]
Artist Statement: ''I confess, my soul does not fit in any academic formalism, including definitions to apply which motives the output that concretes in artisan’s hands. My soul addresses the spirit which comprises a body of data, extends beyond certain fundamental truths and dogmas that limit the artist within their fence. I cannot be taken shelter in the inhabitable shores since I have tasted experiences of any kind of intense pleasure that extends beyond the known. Experiences which are sexual, fetishistic, anarchistic, defensive, political et cetera. The artist’s real truth, the experience, is always in loop which starts from anywhere then falls into the endless abyss. As opposed to the definitions, I deny any information for the informations sake. To find my own truth… Which defines myself as an artist which is not in the dictionaries, but in life itself.''
_ArtContact Contemporary Art Fair, 27-30 May 2021
_ArtAnkara 6th Contemporary Art Fair, 12-15 March 2020, Turkey
_within the scope of Keeping it Modern project by Getty Foundation:
Archive No:11, group show, 15.01.2020, METU Architecture
curator: Aysen Savas
_Strata, performance, 06-07,12,2019, Furuzan Olsen Exhibition Hall, Ankara-Turkey
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