What Can Art...?
With Misal Adnan Yildiz
16 April 2015
The IMA is pleased to present a talk by Misal Adnan Yildiz, Director of Artspace NZ. This is the third presentation in a series of talks running throughout the year titled What Can Art Institutions Do?
Yildiz has been the Director of Artspace NZ since November 2014. Previously, he was the Artistic Director of Künstlerhaus Stuttgart between 2011 and 2014, one of curatorial collaborators of Fulya Erdemci for the 13th Istanbul Biennial (2013), and manifested A History of Inspiration as part of Nouvelle Vagues, Summer program 2013 at Palais de Tokyo, Paris. Yildiz was a participant of Curatorlab/Konstfack between 2006 and 2008, and collaborated with IASPIS, both in Stockholm. He produced significant number of solo exhibitions with Slavs and Tatars, Cevdet Erek, Ahmet Ögüt, and Hito Steyerl, among others as well as some group shows after his proposals were being selected through open calls or closed competitions: There is no audience at Montehermoso, in Spain (2009), Time Challenger, HISK, Belgium (2009), Correct me if I am critical multi venue project in Berlin (2010). He was shortlisted for ICI Vision Award in 2012. Yildiz will give a talk about his current programme at Artspace NZ focusing on relationships between artistic research, exhibition methodology, and public audience.
This event is free for IMA members. Suggested donation for non-members is $5.