Cold Front from the Balkans

Curator's Tour

March 16, 2017 / 18:30

Join us for a guided tour of the Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition with the co-curator Alenka Gregorič. The tour will offer a unique insight to the works of the exhibition.

Alenka Gregorič is an art historian, curator and writer. She previously worked as artistic director of Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana and currently she is the artistic director and curator at City Art Gallery Ljubljana and CC Tobacco 001. In 2009 she was the curator of Slovenian pavilion at Venice Biennial and co-curator of 28th Graphic Biennial in Ljubljana, and in 2011 she was co-curator of the 52nd October Salon in Belgrade, in 2014 one of the curators for the Curated by Vienna. Her various curated exhibitions featured works by artists such as Vuk Ćosić, Jan Fabre, Omer Fast, Harun Farocki, Vadim Fiškin, IRWIN, Jannis Kounellis, Rabih Morue, Ivan Moudov, Dan Perjovschi, Marjetica Potrč, Mladen Stilinović, Raša Todosojević, Bill Viola, Katarina Zdjelar and many others. In addition she has written numerous essays, reviews and articles for various artist books, catalogues and other publications. 

The tour will be in English with consecutive Turkish translation.

Admission: 30 TL  (Free for Friends of the Museum) 
Tickets can be purchased on Biletix. Or to book please e-mail: resepsiyon@peramuzesi.org.tr
Places are limited. 

Temporary Exhibition

Cold Front from the Balkans

Pera Museum’s Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition curated by Ali Akay and Alenka Gregorič brought together contemporary artists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.

Cold Front from the Balkans

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico was born on July 10, 1888, in Volos, Greece, to an Italian family. His mother, Gemma Cervetto, was from a family of Genoa origin, but most likely she was born in Izmir. His father, Evaristo, was born on June 21, 1841 in the Büyükdere district of Istanbul.

Doublethinking About Big Brother! <br> 11 Quotes from 1984

Doublethinking About Big Brother! <br> 11 Quotes from 1984

Our Doublethink Double vision exhibition’s title alludes to George Orwell’s seminal work 1984 and presents a selection that includes Tracey Emin, Marcel Dzama, Anselm Kiefer, Bruce Nauman, Raymond Pettibon, and Thomas Ruff, as well as Turkish artists, tracing the steps of pluralistic thought through works of art.

The Captive Sultan

The Captive Sultan

The war fought by the Greeks to shake off the Turkish yoke was closely observed around Europe and, this being the era of romanticism, the events taking place around Greece between 1821 and 1832 became a symbol for national liberation struggle.