Speaking power to (post) truth

Artefact


Cavusoglu, E. 2019. Speaking power to (post) truth.
Title of workSpeaking power to (post) truth
CreatorsCavusoglu, E.
Description

Jane Lombard Gallery presents the group exhibition Speaking Power to (Post) Truth, curated by writer and curator Sara Raza, recently the Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator for the Middle East and North Africa. The exhibition brings together a constellation of five contemporary international artists Ergin Çavuşoğlu, James Clar, Mounir Fatmi, Nadia Kaabi-Linke and Shahpour Pouyan. Their work comes together to reveal a complex pattern of inquiry that seeks to explore deep associations with human consciousness and (post) truth, referencing important historical, literary, social, and political issues.
"Two large scale site-responsive installations by Kaabi-Linke and Çavuşoğlu form numerous central discursive threads through the exhibition. These works examine the mechanics behind the production of bias and reflect on the cultural impact of conscious and unconscious bias. Çavuşoğlu presents Silent Systems, a 2011 interactive work which evokes Noah’s Arc via a 3D rendered ship. The audience can interact with the drawing by walking across its surface - their movements are recorded by a security camera; the recordings are relayed to a monitor, which displays the audience seemingly waking inside a sculpture. Through these devices the work connects migration, consciousness and surveillance, and has visual and thematic links to Çavuşoğlu’s 2012 work And I Awoke."
"Another site-specific work made in configuration with the gallery’s architecture is an anamorphic floor drawing by London-based artist Ergin Cavusoglu entitled Silent Systems (2011). The drawing is composed of a 3D render of a building and a ship and references Noah’s Arc one of the first major migratory vessels. Audiences are invited to interact with the drawing by walking across its entire surface and this act is recorded via a security camera, which relays this interaction onto a monitor that displays surreal images of what appears as though audiences are walking within a sculpture. The performance of walking reinvents the drawing as a liminal work that resists fixed narratives and combines several contrasting elements that explore temporality and spatial dynamics. Both works highlight the viral nature of materials that have the ability to spiral and create new visual maps into what constitutes as the real and speak to a set of highly complicated paradoxical social, cultural and political conditions."

Output mediaSite-specific anamorphic drawing and a single-channel video installation
LanguageEnglish
First publicly available date
Print17 Jan 2019
Publication process dates
Deposited09 Dec 2019
Completed16 Feb 2019
EventSpeaking power to (post) yruth
Web address (URL)http://www.janelombardgallery.com/speaking-power-to-post-truth
Permalink -

https://repository.mdx.ac.uk/item/8881z

Restricted files

Publisher's version

  • 29
    total views
  • 0
    total downloads
  • 0
    views this month
  • 0
    downloads this month

Export as

Related outputs

class="carousel-control-prev”
Cavusoglu, E. 2021. class="carousel-control-prev”. Müze Evliyagil
, Istanbul 14 Nov - 04 Dec 2021
Ephemeral Grounds
Cavusoglu, E. 2023. Ephemeral Grounds. Online
Love Songs: Photography and Intimacy
Cavusoglu, E. 2023. Love Songs: Photography and Intimacy.
The Sun Rises in the West and Sets in the East
Cavusoglu, E. 2022. The Sun Rises in the West and Sets in the East.
The journey down the current of all those who were adrift
Cavusoglu, E. 2022. The journey down the current of all those who were adrift. Istanbul, Turkey 17 - 22 Sep 2022
'Alterity' at the 29th International Adana Golden Ball Film Festival 2022
Cavusoglu, E. 2022. 'Alterity' at the 29th International Adana Golden Ball Film Festival 2022.
Abode And Point To The Eye (Saygun Dura's exhibition at Millî Reasürans Art Gallery, Istanbul)
Cavusoglu, E. 2022. Abode And Point To The Eye (Saygun Dura's exhibition at Millî Reasürans Art Gallery, Istanbul). Millî Reasürans Art Gallery, Istanbul 09 Mar - 09 Apr 2022
Alterity (2011) video installation
Cavusoglu, E. 2018. Alterity (2011) video installation.
Dust Breeding (2018), Installation view, Galleria d’Arte Moderna Milano (GAM)
Cavusoglu, E. 2018. Dust Breeding (2018), Installation view, Galleria d’Arte Moderna Milano (GAM).
Downward Straits (2004) [installation in The First Round, Banu - Hakan Çarmıklı Collection exhibition Galata Greek Primary School, Istanbul]
Cavusoglu, E. 2018. Downward Straits (2004) [installation in The First Round, Banu - Hakan Çarmıklı Collection exhibition Galata Greek Primary School, Istanbul].
Liminal Crossing (2009) [video and sound installation in the exhibition: On Anam? Where are we going?]
Cavusoglu, E. 2017. Liminal Crossing (2009) [video and sound installation in the exhibition: On Anam? Where are we going?].
Desire Lines /Tarot & Chess/, BüroSarigedik - Bilsart, Istanbul
Cavusoglu, E. 2017. Desire Lines /Tarot & Chess/, BüroSarigedik - Bilsart, Istanbul. Bilsart, Evliya Çelebi Mah, Kıblelizade Sk. No:5/A Beyoğlu / İstanbul 08 - 22 Sep 2017
Places: one after another
Cavusoglu, E. 2018. Places: one after another.
Your Story! Geschichten von Flucht und Migration (Stories of Flight and Migration)
Cavusoglu, E. 2017. Your Story! Geschichten von Flucht und Migration (Stories of Flight and Migration).
Which Sun Gazed Down on Your Last Dream?
Cavusoglu, E. 2016. Which Sun Gazed Down on Your Last Dream? Rampa Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
But a storm is blowing from paradise: contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa (2016), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Cavusoglu, E. 2016. But a storm is blowing from paradise: contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa (2016), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Desire Lines /Tarot & Chess/
Cavusoglu, E. 2016. Desire Lines /Tarot & Chess/.
Broom (2014)
Cavusoglu, E. and Istanbul Modern Museum 2014. Broom (2014).
Adaptation – Cinefication
Cavusoglu, E. and Rampa Gallery, Istanbul 2014. Adaptation – Cinefication. Rampa Gallery, Istanbul 01 Mar - 05 Apr 2014
Résurrection des mannequins (2014)
Cavusoglu, E. 2014. Résurrection des mannequins (2014).
Liquid breeding
Cavusoglu, E. 2015. Liquid breeding.
Lundy, Louis, Barge and Troy
Cavusoglu, E. 2014. Lundy, Louis, Barge and Troy.
Backbench
Cavusoglu, E. 2010. Backbench.
Liminal crossing
Cavusoglu, E. 2009. Liminal crossing.
Vitrine
Cavusoglu, E. 2000. Vitrine. Transit Space, London
Entanglement
Cavusoglu, E. 2004. Entanglement. Dundee Contemporary Arts 22 Aug - 03 Oct 2004
Point of departure
Cavusoglu, E. 2006. Point of departure. Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland 17 Feb - 13 Apr 2006
Point of departure
Cavusoglu, E. 2008. Point of departure. John Hansard Gallery, Southampton 04 May - 17 Jun 2006
Place after place
Cavusoglu, E. 2008. Place after place. Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany 06 Jun - 10 Aug 2008
Quintet without borders [at ShContemporary]
Cavusoglu, E. and Bojanov, K. 2008. Quintet without borders [at ShContemporary]. ShContemporary, Shanghai 10 - 13 Sep 2008
Quintet without borders [at EIBANK Gallery]
Cavusoglu, E. 2007. Quintet without borders [at EIBANK Gallery]. EIBANK Gallery, Sofia 02 - 30 Nov 2007
Quintet without borders [at Haunch of Venison]
Cavusoglu, E. and Bojanov, K. 2007. Quintet without borders [at Haunch of Venison]. Haunch of Venison, Zurich 02 Feb - 10 Mar 2007
Poised in the infinite ocean and Tahtakale
Cavusoglu, E. 2004. Poised in the infinite ocean and Tahtakale. Haunch of Venison, London 28 Oct - 30 Nov 2004
Voyage of no return
Cavusoglu, E. 2009. Voyage of no return. Threshold artspace, Horsecross, Perth, Scotland 31 Jan - 03 Mar 2009
Crystal & flame
Cavusoglu, E. 2010. Crystal & flame.
Empire (after Andy Warhol) [at Fundación Proa]
Cavusoglu, E. Empire (after Andy Warhol) [at Fundación Proa]. Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina 22 Jan 2011
Empire (after Andy Warhol) [at Whitechapel Gallery]
Cavusoglu, E. 2011. Empire (after Andy Warhol) [at Whitechapel Gallery]. Zilkha Auditorium, Whitechapel Gallery, London 20 Apr - 03 Jul 2011
Dust breeding
Cavusoglu, E. 2011. Dust breeding. The Pavilion Downtown Dubai
Alterity
Cavusoglu, E. 2011. Alterity. Rampa Gallery, Istanbul