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Fifty Years Of Urban Walls Exhibiton Talks

 

Wednesday, 23 May, 14.00 - 16.00

Levent Çalıkoğlu, Brandon Taylor

In the presence of Burhan Doğançay

In the panel discussion organised on the opening day of the exhibition Fifty Years of Urban Walls, Levent Çalıkoğlu, exhibition curator and Brandon Taylor, Professor Emeritus of the History of Art at Southampton University, talk about Doğançay’s oeuvre, his identity as an urban traveller and the expressive possibilities in his works that reflect urban walls and culture.

The event is free of charge. Simultaneous interpretation will be available.

 

Brandon Taylor is Professor Emeritus of the History of Art at Southampton University, and tutor at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University.He is the author of several books, including Art for the Nation: Exhibitions and the London Public (1999), Collage: The Making of Modern Art (2004), Art Today (2005), Sculpture and Psychoanalysis (editor, 2006), and Urban Walls: A Generation of Collage in Europe and America (2008). He lives in Winchester, England.

 

11 September, Tuesday, 16.00 - 18.00

Ahu Antmen

In the book published by İs Bank Publications in 2003 on Burhan Doğançay entitled Blue Walls of New York, Ahu Antmen wrote about the series, produced between 1998-2004, which gave its title to the book. Within the scope of Fifty Years of Urban Walls exhibition, Assistant Professor Antmen discusses the social and cultural references of Burhan Doğançay’s works in relation with the 14 series in the exhibition.

Art historian and critique Ahu Antmen is a lecturer at the Fine Arts Faculty of Marmara University. Her recent works include, “Movements in 20th-Century Western Art”, “Memory of Time: The Life and Art of Ali Teoman Germaner” and “Stranger Within: Hale Tenger”. 

 

The event is free of charge. 

 

12 September Wednesday, 16.00 - 18.00

Keith Hayward, Jeff Ferrell

For the second panel to be held in September, Keith Hayward, Professor of Criminology at the University of Kent in UK, and Jeff Ferrel, Visiting Professor of Criminology at the University of Kent and Professor of Sociology at Texas Christian University, USA, join together. Hayward and Ferrell, who examine crime, consumption and crime control within urban life and contemporary society, speak about the conflicts and controversies in society with reference to the images, symbols and signs that are embedded on urban walls observed by Burhan Doğançay.

 

The event is free of charge. Simultaneous interpretation will be available.

Keith Hayward is currently Professor of Criminology and the Director of postgraduate criminology at the University of Kent, UK. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of eight books and over fifty article and chapters on crime and control. He has published widely in the areas of urban crime, popular culture, spatial and social theory, and terrorism and fanaticism. As a cultural criminologist Dr. Hayward is particularly interested in the various ways in which cultural dynamics intertwine with the practices of crime and crime control within contemporary society.

 

Jeff Ferrell is Professor of Sociology at Texas Christian University, USA, and Visiting Professor of Criminology at the University of Kent, UK. In 1998 he received the Critical Criminologist of the Year Award from the Division of Critical Criminology of the American Society of Criminology. He is the author of the books Crimes of Style, Tearing Down the Streets, Empire of Scrounge, and, with Keith Hayward and Jock Young, Cultural Criminology: An Invitation, winner of the 2009 Distinguished Book Award from the American Society of Criminology’s Division of International Criminology. 

                   

 

DUVARLARDAN 70: NO. 45. 1970

Tuval üzerine akrilik

152.4 x 152.4 cm

Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Vakfı Koleksiyonu

 

FROM WALLS 70: NO. 45. 1970

Acrylic on canvas

152.4 x 152.4 cm (60 x 60 in.)

Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Foundation Collection