space, witnessing, in solidarity

Opening: 25th of November, 6pm at Apartment Project Berlin

Merve Bedir & Alican İnal, Suat Öğüt, belit sağ

The prevalent comprehension of (architectural) space tends to focus on (singular) event(s) staged in a certain space. The city, the square, the street, the house, the room of sorts are perceived as spaces where personal, public, and societal relations, such as political struggle, conflict, disagreement, and leisure take place. (more…)

EXIT/ Exist

01-15.11.2017

Artists : Gözde İlkin, Çiçek Kahraman, Ceren Oykut, Özgür Erkök Moroder

 

Gözde İlkin

Stained Estate I-II, 2014-2015 / video

It is  a series of videos which depict the demolition stages of a building.

During this demolition the site transforms into an additional room of the house. The daily action and dialogues indoors  become entwined with the visual-audio happenings outside. Throughout this demolition witnessed up close, the window of the house functions as a screen, a  showcase.

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Ece Gökalp – The Words are Insufficient

This project chases a woman who had neither a very long nor a very deep life. Nazifya Akarsu, died at the age of 35, and left 8 children behind. Her still-living 5 children don’t have much memory about her, and she couldn’t leave too much behind. The only information about her is as following: She is the daughter of a migrant family coming from Kosovo to Turkey in 1923. (more…)

SiS – HisTv [at] DisPlaced – rePlaced Festival

The television channel of ‘SiS’ is employed to bring artist works that use television programme as a form. Television programmes are produced at the set constructed within the exhibition space both before and during the exhibition, contributing to the flow of information during the course. Keeping record of contemporary memory creates a medium that can continue during the exhibition as well.

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No Matter

7 artists/ Ali Demirel, Ceren Oykut, Ezgi Kilincarslan, Gözde Ilkin, Mustafa Pancar, Lerna Babikyan, Özgür Erkök Moroder) from Turkey who work on different fields and with different mediums realise their own projects, they will interact at some point to intersect their issues to each other.

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SiS – In the blink of a bird

“In the blink of a bird” is the product of a collaborative work initiated by a group of individuals who pursue the possibilities of collective production, and reflect on the ways and methods of thinking, acting, departing and deciding together. The project which is hosted by the Apartment Project was launched in 2016.  (more…)

Özgür Erkök Moroder – Controlled Fantasy

“A dream is “seen,” it just “happens” to us, whereas a fantasy is constructed. We are the constructers.”  (more…)

Ali Demirel – Kuyu (The Pit)

The Pit is the second work of what Demirel calls his “post-apocalyptic utopia” series.

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Sümer Sayın and Miriam Hamann – Distance from Horizon

DISTANCE FROM HORIZON is an exhibition by Sümer Sayın and Miriam Hamann on the theme ‘migration’ and ‘forms of movement’.

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Private Nationalism – Berlin

The Private Nationalism Project is a series of international art and cultural programs. It has been realized as a collaborative effort among eight institutions from six countries, an international team of art professionals, and several artists from Central-Eastern Europe and beyond.  (more…)

Autoscopy – Sit Behind My Eyes

Presented as a part of Transmediale Vorspiel CTM 2016, sit behind my eyes is a virtual reality environment designed to mirror the process of visual perception. (more…)

61 metre Kahya Bey Sokağı

One of the important streets of Tarlabası, İstanbul is Omer Hayyam street, and Kahya Bey street is an long, narrow road that crosses it. The workshops that form that basis of the exhibition were done with children and the teenagers living in the first 61 meters of this street. (more…)

UTOPMINIA Thinking models

The name of the exhibition “UTOPMINIA” originated from thinking about the initial idea and model (a miniature object – mini) as one of the ways of technical expression. The idea was to present a utopia through a model of a garden, as one of our current possibilities, so that each of as presented their own utopia through the model of a garden. (more…)

Stay With Me

Phantoms of Gezi

Before and even after, many people died, were killed. Wars still have not ended and never will. Martial law, unjustifiable executions, military governments, femicides… Really, what kept us tethered to life during those periods… How were we watching, what were we seeing? What did we see, were we able to see? Or if we couldn’t see, what was blinding us? Maybe we had gotten used to so many things, we had become hardened. Maybe we had become desensitized watching the “live broadcasts” every night. That was probably why we kept flipping channels, allowing other dreams to carry us away. (more…)

Even my Mum Can Make a Book #4

Even my mum can make a book is a travelling fanzine and artists’ book project that was initiated in 2010 in Istanbul by Timothée Huguet, Kristina Kramer and Gamze Özer. Since then the archive of emmcmakeabook has been expanding and shown in different locations. Until now more than 300 people from all over the world have contributed with their publications.

During the exhibition period everybody can join our workshops each saturday from 12.00-19.00 and make their own publication.

Group Exhibition – Nothing goes well

After a little while from the opening of “Everything’s gonna be alright”, on January the 19th, when Hrant Dink, an Armenian-Turkish journalist was murdered, the artists came together on the 20th and started making workshops to protest this event.

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Intuitions

Apartment Project Berlin hosts the exhibition .intuitions_ by .-_-. with five works from the series .intuitions (after joseph beuys)_ speculating on the artistic ideas of joseph beuys and particularly on his multiple “intuition” in the age of information technologies. (more…)

Kaba Hat

KABA HAT was in a residency in Apartment Project between 25 July-6 September 2013. During that period KABA HAT had an exhibition in Institut für Alles Mögliche, participated to the B_tour festival and between 2 September-2 October 2013 Trümmer auf Trümmer (Yığın üstüne yığın) was exhibited in Apartment Project.

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Berliner Pool

Research Station of the Archive

Since 2004 berlinerpool, an artist initiative, structures a cooperative network of artists, curators and art spaces. The mobile physical artists’ archive with 230 artists’ files and online portfolios introduce berlinerpool’s members. (more…)

30 Days In The Garden / 15 Days On Mars

The artist Valentina Karga shares her diaries from her adventures in search of self-sufficiency: (more…)

Group Exhibition – Everything is gonna be alright

This misrepresentation continued in the 2007 New Year exhibition, ‘Everything’s gonna be Alright’. For this show, the forty-two participants used Post-its to cover the texts and images already adhered to the walls, ceiling, and floor for the ‘All About Lies’ exhibition. (more…)

Gruppenausstellung – All About Lies

Apartment Project, an art initiative producing contemporary art projects since 1999, presents ‘All About Lies’ bringing together work – paintings, drawings, videos and objects  by 60 participants from different disciplines to be exhibited in its 23m2 space. (more…)