Fatma Çolakoğlu and Ulya Soley

Curators' Tour

October 6, 2016 / 18:30

Join curators Fatma Çolakoğlu and Ulya Soley for a tour of the Katherine Behar: Data’s Entry exhibition. The tour will offer a unique insight to the works of the exhibition.

About Fatma Çolakoğlu
Fatma Çolakoğlu earned her degree in film directing and film history at Emerson College and her MA in theater directing from Goldsmiths College. She initiated İstanbul Modern's film program. She cofounded the curatorial duo Maybe Art Projects with Ulya Soley. She has been working as Pera Museum’s film and video curator and head of communication programming since 2008.

About Ulya Soley
Ulya Soley studied art history and psychology at McGill University. Recently she curated the exhibition Stereo-Reality as part of Proto5533’s emerging curators program. She is a contributor to the monthly publication Istanbul Art News. She cofounded the curatorial duo Maybe Art Projects with Fatma Çolakoğlu. She works at Pera Museum as a project manager and collection supervisor.

Admission: 30 TL  (Free for Friends of the Museum)
Please email 
resepsiyon@peramuzesi.org.tr to book your place.
Please note that the tour language is Turkish.

Temporary Exhibition

Katherine Behar

Pera Museum presented Katherine Behar: Data’s Entry, the first museum survey exhibition of this New York-based artist who moves fluidly between sculpture, performance, video, and writing.

Katherine Behar

Horror Vacui <br> Alejandro Almanza Pereda

Horror Vacui
Alejandro Almanza Pereda

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.

Nudes With Mirrors

Nudes With Mirrors

Although mythological themes are not commonly encountered in Turkish painting, it is possible to see variations of widespread themes such as the Venus at her Toilet. 

From Cypresses to Turkish Landscapes

From Cypresses to Turkish Landscapes

Among the most interesting themes in the oeuvre of Prassinos are cypresses, trees, and Turkish landscapes. The cypress woods in Üsküdar he saw every time he stepped out on the terrace of their house in İstanbul or the trees in Petits Champs must have been strong images of childhood for Prassinos.