Featuring artists from various periods and geographies, TILL IT’S GONE explores artistic positions and approaches to the ecological issues and to the world we live in.
Arjen de Leeuw, Act, 2012, HD Video, 2’55’’ © Arjen de Leeuw, Courtesy of the Artist.
Istanbul Modern welcomes 2016 with an exhibition praising nature and focusing on environmental awareness. The exhibition reflects artists’ relationship with nature and interpretations of the concept of sustainability. Featuring artists from various periods and geographies, TILL IT’S GONE explores artistic positions and approaches to the ecological issues and to the world we live in.
Markus Hoffmann, Level Up, 2013. HD Video, 7’50’’, Dead Sea, Israel. © Markus Hoffmann, Courtesy of the Artist.
Su Rynard, Bear, 2004 – 2006, Video SD, 9’30’’ © Susan C Rynard, Courtesy of the Artist.
Scheduled to open on January 13, the exhibition’s preliminary program features Yoko Ono’s large-scale installation “Ex It”, described as “life as a continuation” by the artist.
Curators: Çelenk Bafra, Paolo Colombo
meld is an ongoing interactive global art platform and collaborative catalyst to commission, produce and present ground-breaking and evocative works of art embedded in the issues and consequences of climate change. meld invites exceptional artists and innovative thinkers dedicated to the moving image and committed to fostering awareness and education to join us in our campaign for social change. Through a collaborative dialogue, we hope to provoke new perceptions, broaden awareness and education and find creative solutions concerning climate change, its consequences and its solutions.
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