Anna Laudel Istanbul welcomes the summer season season with a bunch exhibition named “The One Who Does not Love You Could Die” from Could 26 to Sept. 10, 2023.
Curated by artwork journalist M. Gülben Çapan, the exhibition is known as after Tüdünya’s 1986 hit music – “Seni Sevmeyen Ölsün” in Turkish and contains a collection of interdisciplinary works of eight artists with totally different supplies and strategies.
A serious cultural phenomenon of the Sixties that emerged as a response to Türkiye’s modernization efforts, Arabesque is the principle theme of the exhibition. Emphasizing tough residing situations, the Arabesque tradition was restricted and censored for a few years however manifested itself in several varieties and shapes all through the historical past of music.
An archival pigment print by Cansu Yıldıran. (Picture courtesy of Anna Laudel)
The exhibition highlights the journey of Arabesque music, altering and evolving into a preferred music style that’s loved by wider audiences conveying liberation day-to-day. Impressed by the social hole between figures, known as the “fathers” of Arabesque, previously and people who proceed to dwell in harsh “Arabesque way of life” situations right this moment, the choice invitations us to rethink the “neglected” who’re nonetheless on a quest for id.
“The One Who Doesn’t Love You Could Die,” narrates the story of the social transformation of heroes created by this tradition that seeks a collective self-identity and “savior” by means of the tragedy of ache and the insurrection of affection by highlighting how new heroes are created with the motion from the margins to the middle. The facility of this motion can be spotlighted.
An aquarel pen on paper by Rasim Aksan. (Picture courtesy of Anna Laudel)
The great group exhibition on Arabesque tradition as essentially the most private expression of a rebellious spirit shall be on show at Anna Laudel till Sept. 10, 2023.