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Nevin Aladağ

Kunsthalle Basel Rückwand: Marsch

SAHA provided support for the production of the new work Nevin Aladağ realized for Kunsthalle Basel's back wall (15 June 2014–30 April 2015).

For the back wall of Kunsthalle Basel, the artist has conceived the installation "Marsch". Here she takes up the motif of cultural transfer in music and thematizes its sociological and political background. The back wall serves as a vast sheet of music, on which the opening bars of the “Rondo alla Turca” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart are represented.

About Nevin Aladağ

Nevin Aladağ (Van, 1972) studied sculpture at the Academie of Fine Arts in Munich. In 2002 she moved to Berlin to complete her residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien. Aladağ’s installations, video works, and performances were shown at numerous international museums and biennials, including Sharjah Biennale (2013); Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT) (2011); Haus der Kunst Munich (2011), The Hayward Gallery, London (2010); XIV Biennale Internazionale di Scultura, Carrara, (2010); Riso Museum, Catania and Palermo (2010); TBA 21, Vienna (2010); Biennale Cuvée, Linz (2009) and (2010); 11th Istanbul Biennial (2009); The Al-Mamal Foundation, Jerusalem (2009); OPEN ev+a, Limerick (2009), and 8th Taipei Biennial, Taiwan (2008). Nevin Aladağ lives and works in Berlin.

About Kunsthalle Basel

Established in 1872, Kunsthalle Basel engages with contemporary art at the cutting edge. With up to ten compelling exhibitions per year and an ambitious public program that includes artist talks, performances, film screenings, and concerts, Kunsthalle Basel is a critical nucleus for international and local artists, curators, writers, and the art-interested public , where contemporary art is produced, presented, and definitely discussed. More than just an exhibition site for the visual arts, Kunsthalle Basel sees itself as a hub between artists and art agents and as a place that brings together local and international developments.