august, 2020

11augAll Day17janMINIATURE 2.0 | MINIATURE IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Event Details

Focusing on contemporary approaches to miniature painting, the exhibition brings together the works of 14 artists from different countries such as Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan. The artists do not treat miniature solely as a historical object, they emphasise its theoretical potential as a contemporary art form. Using various forms such as sculpture, video, photography, and installation, they bring out miniature from books, where it has resided for centuries, give it a new dimension, and search for ways in which miniature can live in the contemporary world.

Contemporary miniature goes beyond its former context in terms of form and content, and it focuses on issues such as colonialism, orientalism, economic inequality, gender, politics of identity, discrimination, social violence, compulsory migration, and representation. The exhibition emphasises the artists’ various approaches to traditional miniature, as well as revealing the commonalities between them.

Curated by Azra Tüzünoğlu and Gülce Özkara, the exhibition features work by Hamra Abbas, Rashad Alakbarov, Halil Altındere, Dana Awartani, Fereydoun Ave, CANAN, Noor Ali Chagani, Cansu Çakar, Hayv Kahraman, Imran Qureshi, Nilima Sheikh, Shahpour Pouyan, Shahzia Sikander and Saira Wasim.

Courtesy of Pera Museum

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Time

August 11 (Tuesday) - January 17 (Sunday)

Location

Pera Museum

Meşrutiyet Caddesi No.65 34430 Tepebaşı - Beyoğlu - İstanbul

Organizer

Pera Museum[email protected] Meşrutiyet Caddesi No.65 34430 Tepebaşı - Beyoğlu - İstanbul

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