By attending a 3D tour of And Now the Good News: Works from the Nobel Collection exhibition, which features over 400 works by 164 artists who have used a variety of media, such as painting, photography, collage, drawing, installation, and video, participants have the opportunity to view the most important periods of modern and contemporary art. Then, under the guidance of Bager Akbay, an artist known for his many works on physical interaction, artificial intelligence and art, we attend a workshop on the Scratch platform. Using visuals, texts or sounds we have produced or found elsewhere, we code our own work of art, deriving inspiration from some of the Dadaist work that captured our attention in the exhibition.
Desktop or Laptop Computer
Scratch Programming Platform (Website)
Web Browsers that Support the Platform:
Related Exhibition: And Now the Good News: Works from the Nobel Collection
Artist: Bager Akbay
Capacity: 15 participants
Duration: 90 minutes
Fee per Workshop: 100 TL
Fee per Workshop for Students: 75 TL
Participants will receive a certificate of participation via e-mail after the event.
This event will be held on Zoom Meeting and will consist of a guided virtual tour of the exhibition, followed by a workshop related to the exhibition.
The participants’ cameras and microphones need to be enabled so that the instructor can see the participants and make participant-specific suggestions. Each participant’s consent is assumed upon registration.
About Bager Akbay
Artist, Designer, Educator. Storyteller of Robot Poet Deniz Yilmaz. Bager's artworks are exhibited in Ars Electronica, Todays Art and Transmediale festivals. He is the co-author of Programming Scratch for Kids, co-founder of Iskele47 Studio and co-curator of Istanbul Maker Faire. Bager is currently on the board of Amber Platform which hosts art and technology festivals since 2007 and Baska Bir Okul Mumkun NGO which works in the democratic school movement. Currently teaching in Todays Art History at Istanbul Marmara University and Programming for Puppeteers at Berlin Ernst Busch University and running an “Art Talk Show” at FLU TV.
Photographer: Verena Niepel
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. Through the biennial, we will be sharing detailed information about the artists and the artworks.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 22:00
Sunday 12:00 - 18:00
The museum is closed on Mondays.
On Wednesdays, the students can
visit the museum free of admission.
Full ticket: 25 TL
Discounted: 10 TL
Groups: 20 TL (10 people or more)
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