BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer)

September 4, 2015

Pera Museum’s Film and Video Programming in collaboration with Maybe Art Projects, presented BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer), a pop-up experimental video exhibition. Since 2010, BYOB has been taking place in many different cities around the world, aiming to present a look into the audio-visual creative tendencies in moving images by up-and-coming artists. The artists participating in this event bring their own projectors and show their video works. BYOB’s second edition at Pera Museum aspires to embrace the lesser-known talents of the experimental and avant-garde based in Istanbul. Artists in this year's selection are: Zafer Akşit, Bahadır Arıcı, Nurhan Avcı, Eray Dinç, Lara Kamhi, Gizem Karakaş, Fikret Karaman, Onur Kemal Kösedağ, Nazlı Tuhera Moral, Ergin Soyal, Etem Şahin, Berkay Tuncay, Kubilay Ural, Müge Yıldız, Bahar Yürükoğlu and Wounded Wolf Press.

Midnight Stories: Hotel of Retro Dreams

Midnight Stories: Hotel of Retro Dreams

Pera Museum Blog is launching a new series of “Techno- Dystopia” stories in collaboration with Turkey’s Fantasy and Science Fiction Arts Association (FABISAD). The Association’s member writers are presenting newly commissioned short stories inspired by the artworks of Katherine Behar as part of the Museum’s Data’s Entry exhibition.

Girl in a Blue Dress

Girl in a Blue Dress

This life-size portrait of a girl is a fine example of the British art of portrait painting in the early 18th century. The child is shown posing on a terrace, which is enclosed at the right foreground by the plinth of a pillar; the background is mainly filled with trees and shrubs. 

Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul: Mario Prassinos

Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul: Mario Prassinos

Mario Prassinos liked Istanbul more than the current Istanbulites of today. It is obvious that you can understand this from the article written by her daughter Catherine Prassinos in the Pera Museum's book on the artist.