9 Stone, Ekin Bernay


March 31 - April 2 2017

As part of Pera Museum’s performance project Look Again, Ekin Bernay’s performance 9 Stone is a reference to the Anatolian Weights and Measures collection exhibition. Active audience participation was required during this performance where Bernay will focued on questions such as the rediscovery of the relation between body and soul, the freedom of the body, and body weight. Participants hada unique experience during this performance.

About Ekin Bernay

Ekin Bernay (b. Ankara, 1987) is a performance artist, dance and movement psychotherapist living in London. A Performistanbul artist, Bernay has been dancing for 19 years, going on stage at leading London venues such as Sadler’s Wells and The Place. After earning her undergraduate degree at the Communications and Design Department of Bilkent University, the artist received a graduate degree in Fashion Industry Design Management at London College of Fashion and Dance and Movement Psychotherapy at University of Roehampton. Besides her work as an artist, Bernay works as dance therapist with individuals with Down syndrome and autism as well as in the area of adult psychology.

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