On School and the Bell
Çelenk Bafra, Burak Delier, Ali Kazma and Prof. Dr. Tarkan Okçuoğlu


November 15, 2018 / 18:30

Join curator Çelenk Bafra, artists Ali Kazma and Burak Delier as well as art historian Prof. Dr. Tarkan Okçuoğlu for a talk in relation to Pera Museum’s School Square Galatasaray exhibition. Focusing on Ali Kazma’s photographs from Galatasaray High School  “School” (Resistance series, 2013) and Burak Delier’s work “The Bell: Scenes from a Coming School” (2018)  produced in cooperation with GSL Drama Club, the talk focuses on a discussion on education and  the mechanisms of control, compliance and resistance in relation to school life.

Free admission, drop in. The event will take place in the auditorium. The talk will be in Turkish.

Temporary Exhibition

School Square

Pera Museum presented a contemporary exhibition exploring the multi-layered architectural, art-historical and sociological significance of the Galatasaray High School on the occasion of its 150th anniversary. 

School Square<br> Galatasaray

Galatasaray, an Institution of Institutions | Besim F. Dellaloğlu

Galatasaray, an Institution of Institutions | Besim F. Dellaloğlu

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Horror Vacui <br> Alejandro Almanza Pereda

Horror Vacui
Alejandro Almanza Pereda

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It’s better to burn out than to fade away

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