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

Talk

November 15, 2018

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.

School Square
Galatasaray

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

A Solitary Eagle in the Sinai Desert

A Solitary Eagle in the Sinai Desert

John Frederick Lewis is considered one of the most important British Orientalist artists of the Victorian era. Pera Museum exhibited several of Lewis’ paintings as part of the Lure of the East exhibition in 2008 organized in collaboration with Tate Britain.

Dancing on Architecture

Dancing on Architecture

I think it was Frank Zappa – though others claim it was Laurie Anderson – who said in an interview that ‘writing on music is much like dancing on architecture’. 

Modernity Building the Modern / Reshaping the Modern

Modernity Building the Modern / Reshaping the Modern

A firm believer in the idea that a collection needs to be upheld at least by four generations and comparing this continuity to a relay race, Nahit Kabakcı began creating the Huma Kabakcı Collection from the 1980s onwards. Today, the collection can be considered one of the most important and outstanding examples among the rare, consciously created, and long-lasting ones of its kind in Turkey.