Do what we learn from our gut feeling and the burden on our shoulders determine where we look, how we look at it and how we see? We reflect on the concepts of reality, part of a whole, the whole itself and existence while interpreting these gut feelings and the burden using a being that we see around us all the time and often do not realize we step on, such as a rock/stone. In the workshop, we will use soap, which has become an everyday staple. We reflect on the physical properties of this material and compare it with the properties of stone. We give soap a new look, a new reality by giving it form, creating texture from it and painting it.
Classic white skin soap (several pieces)
Acrylic paint or watercolor
Hard materials that can be used to create texture (toothpicks, steel wool, fork, a textured stick, etc.)
A container full of water
A piece of cloth
Related Exhibition: Confrontation
Capacity: 20 participants
Duration: 1.5 hours
Participation fee per workshop: 45 TL
Fee per workshop for students: 25 TL
Participants will receive a certificate of participation by e-mail.
The participants are required to bring their own materials to the workshop.
For events held on the Zoom Meeting application, the online guided exhibition tour will be followed by an exhibition-themed workshop. The link to the workshop will only be shared with ticketed participants.
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About Merve Dündar
Merve Dündar completed her Bachelor’s Degree at Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics, and her Master's Degree at Yeditepe University, Department of Plastic Arts, with her thesis titled “Fragments, Borders, Body and Meaning”. Through her work, she questions the relationship of the inner world with the outside, the boundaries and interactions between the individual self and the social self, and the concepts of self and reality. Dündar, who has participated in several group exhibitions as well as opening her solo exhibition titled “Which One is Heavy, Which One is Real" (Galeri Bu, 2019), is currently based in Istanbul.
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.
Each memory tells an intimate story; each collection presents us with the reality of containing an intimate story as well. The collection is akin to a whole in which many memories and stories of the artist, the viewer, and the collector are brought together. At the heart of a collection is memory, nurtured from the past and projecting into the future.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
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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