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

The Battle of Varna

The Battle of Varna

Over the years of 1864 through 1876, Stanisław Chlebowski served Sultan Abdülaziz in Istanbul as his court painter. As it was, Abdülaziz disposed of considerable artistic talents of his own, and he actively involved himself in Chlebowski’s creative process, suggesting ideas for compositions –such as ballistic pieces praising the victories of Turkish arms. 

Demons, Symbols, and the Cosmos

Demons, Symbols, and the Cosmos

Beliefs surrounding illness and healing in Byzantium stem from the myths, astrology, and magic practiced around the Mediterranean by Jews, Egyptians, Mesopotamians, and Greeks.

Midnight Horror Stories: Witches’ Sun

Midnight Horror Stories: Witches’ Sun

I walk over rocks hot as iron under the September sun. I can make out a few lines in the distance, and a few cracked rocks, but apart from those, not a single tree, not one plant. I have walked until I reached this hill, in the trail of the letter that hurled me once again to my home town...