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Hacer Kıroğlu

Born in 1985 in Istanbul, Turkey
Lives in Istanbul

Need. 2010. DVD, 16:9, silent. 23 min. 10 sec. Courtesy of the artist

Contrary to the daily use of bleach material, in this work I use it to recompose a text I’ve already written with a pen. Thereby I purify my speech. In my works, which I consider as a possibility for expression, when I push my own limits and those of my body, there emerges a situation in which the contradiction between laying bare and the concealing of the self becomes inevitable.

Hacer Kıroğlu

July 2, 2014

On June 24 and 25, 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art began. 3069 applications by artists under 35 from 84 countries of the world were submitted for the competition, which lasted from November 2013 through March 2014. David Elliott, Artistic Director of the Biennale, proposed the motto A Time for Dreams as the general theme, and curated the main Biennale project, which presented works by 83 artists from 32 countries of the world.

June 17, 2014

The educational program of the Biennale, curated by Antonio Geusa and coordinated by Ekaterina Razdumina, is entitled Wise Advice, and aims at helping young artists to find answers to various questions that concern their creative growth and career development.