Pieces of the City: Kinetic Sculpture

Pera Adult

  • June 7, 2024 / 19:00

Inspired by İstiklal Avenue, a cultural and artistic hub for centuries, the workshop incorporates visual outputs of the avenue and its surroundings, utilizing recycled materials like fabric scraps, wire, and plaster. Participants imagine themselves strolling swiftly along the avenue, translating the details that emerge in their minds into sculptures that also convey movement.

Instructor: Giz’li Atölye Kolektifi
Capacity: 12 people
Duration: 90 minutes
Fee per workshop: 300 TL  

The event will take place at the Pera Museum (face-to-face).
For more information: ogrenme@peramuzesi.org.tr

About Giz’li Atölye Kolektifi
Giz’li Atölye has been operating in Caferağa, Kadıköy since 2004, established with the cooperation of Gizem Gürsel and Sedef Kermen. Giz’li Atölye has recently turned into a collective production area by incorporating different disciplines and continues its creative activities by incorporating solidarity, diversity of ideas and communication experiences into its art practices.

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