Sculptures from Hybrid Plants with Artist Saliha Yılmaz

Pera Adult

  • October 15, 2021 / 19:00

Would you like to explore the world of plants that we constantly touch in our daily lives? In this workshop, we will make our plant self-portrait based on the plants around us or in our minds. Based on the classical bust form, we will translate our thoughts and feelings into clay and make half human/half plant sculptures. 

Materials
Air-dry clay (2 pcs.)
Clay starter kit (clay cutters)
Wooden skewers
Toothpicks
Cloth
Acrylic paint (optional) 

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.
Your camera and microphone must be turned on in order for the instructor to see the participants and give personalized instructions. Every participant who buys a ticket is considered to have accepted these conditions. 

For more information: ogrenme@peramuzesi.org.tr

About Saliha Yılmaz

Born in Balıkesir in 1985, Saliha Yılmaz graduated from Balıkesir Fine Arts High School Department of Painting. She completed her Bachelors Degree at Yeditepe University, Department of Plastic Arts, with a double major in Fashion and Textile Design. She completed her Master's Degree in the Department of Plastic Arts at the same university with her thesis titled "Intermediate Creatures, Forms Without Identity''Identity”. The artist, who has participated in several group exhibitions, opened her last solo exhibition in Galeri Merkür in 2020. The artist associates the concepts of identity, gender and alienation with urban life and nature in her ceramic sculptures and paintings. She uses flowers, plants, animals and buildings as metaphors for the alienation of humans. Having participated in residency programs around the world, including the UK, China and Turkey, Yılmaz currently lives and works in Istanbul.

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