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.

A Carriage and a Squat House  <br>Liliana Maresca

A Carriage and a Squat House <br>Liliana Maresca

Pera Museum, in collaboration with Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), is one of the main venues for this year’s 15th Istanbul Biennial from 16 September to 12 November 2017. Through the biennial, we will be sharing detailed information about the artists and the artworks.

Happy Republic Day!

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Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Pera Museum invites artist Benoît Hamet to reinterpret key pieces from its collections, casting a humorous eye over ‘historical’ events, both imagined and factual.

Paris Without End (1959-1965)

Paris Without End (1959-1965)

In the 60s, Alberto Giacometti paid homage to Paris, the city where he lived, by drawing its streets, cafés, and more private places like his studio and the apartment of his wife, Annette. These drawings would make up his last book, Paris sans fin (Paris Without End).