24 MARCH 2022

Light in contemporary art: A talk with Hale Tenger and Ali Kazma

Celebrating its 30+1st anniversary this year, TEPTA organizes a talk at SAHA Studio titled Light in contemporary art, which focuses on the interrelation between light, space and contemporary art, with the participation of Ali Kazma and Hale Tenger on Thursday, March 24. The event is coordinated with SAHA Studio of which TEPTA is one the supporters. 

The talk brings together Hale Tenger who employs a striking mode of expression in her works referencing to the traumas and paradoxes that have left their mark on the collective and individual memory, and who elevates her multi-faceted artistic practice to a multi-sensory experience with the use of sound and light, and Ali Kazma who explores the ways in which people make sense of their existence and the world via his lens-based work. The talk at SAHA Studio will be moderated by Özlem Yalım, the Head of Brand Strategy at TEPTA.

Light in Contemporary Art: A Talk with Hale Tenger and Ali Kazma

Thursday, 24 March 2022
6 pm.
[Please note that the talk will be in Turkish]

SAHA Studio
Sıraselviler Caddesi, No.35, Floor -2, Cihangir, Beyoğlu

Note: The event will be limited to 60 people and face masks are compulsory for the admission.
Please RSVP to until Friday, 18 March.

About Hale Tenger

Hale Tenger (1960, Izmir), graduated from the Ceramics Department of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University after a bachelor’s degree in Computer Programming at Boğaziçi University. In 1988, she completed her Master in Fine Arts at the South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education. The artist who participated in the 16th Istanbul Biennial in 2019, held a solo show at Dubai, Alserkal Avenue in 2018, which was a significance international project after her participation in the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017. The artist, whose works have been included in a number of collections including Centre Pompidou, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Istanbul Modern, Arter and Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Foundation Collection, lives and works in Istanbul.

About Ali Kazma

Ali Kazma (1971, Istanbul) completed his BA in the University of Colorado at Boulder and received his MA from The New School University in New York City. The artist, who represented Turkey at the 55th Venice Biennale- Pavilion of Turkey in 2013, had a comprehensive solo exhibition at Jeu de Paume, Paris in 2017. He has received the UNESCO Prize for Promotion of the Arts in 2001 and the Nam June Paik Award in 2010. The artist’s works have been included in a number of institutional collections such as CNAP (Paris), Istanbul Modern, MEP (Paris), MONA (Tasmania), Sztuki Museum (Lodz), Tate Modern (London), TBA21 (Vienna), Foundation Louis Vuitton Collection (Paris) and VKV Foundation Collection (Istanbul). Ali Kazma lives and works in Istanbul and Paris. 




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