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

The Conventions of Identity

The Conventions of Identity

The exhibition “Look At Me! Portraits and Other Fictions from the ”la Caixa” Contemporary Art Collection” examined portraiture, one of the oldest artistic genres, through a significant number of works of our times. Paintings, photographs, sculptures and videos shaped a labyrinth of gazes that invite spectators to reflect themselves in the social mirror of portraits.

The Welcoming of Venetian Balios to Ottoman Lands

The Welcoming of Venetian Balios to Ottoman Lands

The series of paintings depicting the audience ceremonies of European ambassadors hold a unique place among the works of Jean-Baptiste Vanmour of Valenciennes, who lived in İstanbul from 1699 until his death in 1737.

Reality Bites!

Reality Bites!

Works by a large number of students from the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo deal with current and often painful themes from the socio-political, economic and cultural reality, raising awareness, appealing, warning, opening issues and offering new interpretations.