In Conversation: Mihanikî
We met with Sema Kentel, the founder of Mihanikî, at her atelier in Istanbul to talk about her eye-catching jewelry designs, muses, and future plans.
In Conversation: Cihannüma Art Workshop
We met with Öznur Özden, the founder of Cihannüma Art Workshop, who designs custom products for OMM Shop, at her workshop in Eskişehir.
In Conversation: Duygu Çöklü
We met with Duygu Çöklü in her studio in Eskişehir and talked about her handmade ceramics, design processes, and sources of inspiration.
"Light Source" is at OMM.
Ata Doğruel's performance, during which the artist will live in a pitch dark room for 40 days / 960 hours and see the light only when a visitor with a candle comes in, will provide an opportunity to observe social life and relations, as well as physical and mental boundaries and shifts. Curated by Simge Burhanoğlu, realized in collaboration with Performistanbul, and sponsored by TEPTA, “Light Source” can be experienced at OMM 24/7 between 7 November - 17 December 2022.
The exhibition “Grief and Pleasure” is now at OMM.
Focusing on all the mechanisms that simultaneously enable human emotions such as happiness, sadness, anger, fear, surprise, disgust, contempt and shame, as well as contradictory states such as grief and pleasure, the exhibition brings together works from various media including painting, photography, sculpture, video and installation. The exhibition will be on display until 30 July 2023.
“Why Do We Raise Boys the Way We Do?”: Sinan Tuncay
We talked to the artist about social rituals, space-body, and individual-society relations.
“Ayşe Loves Fatma”: Nilbar Güreş
Focusing on the representation of women, Nilbar Güreş talks about the intense working habits of Black Sea women in her works from the TrabZONE series and her personal bond with fabrics.
“Are You Still Talking?”: Mustafa Boğa
Frequently dealing with cultural conflicts and potential areas of reconciliation in his practice, Mustafa Boğa tells about his changing self over the years and his works in the exhibition “Don’t Look Back Deep is the Past.”
“A New Hopelessness”: Şener Özmen
On Şener Özmen’s identity as an artist, the symbolic power of the flags, and the center-periphery relationship...
“Ghost Faces, Imagined Spaces”: Rehan Miskci
We talked to the artist about empty studios, Armenian language’s spatiality in Turkey, and photographer Maryam Şahinyan's extensive archive.