SK Art Projects will host a group exhibition titled “Balance” between April 10 and May 6. In the exhibition, organized in cooperation with Gallery Artist Editions and City’s Nişantaşı, a selection of the latest works by Barış Cihanoğlu, Burçin Erdi, Serdar Kaynak and Malik Bulut will be on display to viewers.
The spiritual and mental balance established over time between the artists’ productions is reflected in the exhibition and in its logic. In the exhibition, where two painters and sculptors meet, refined works appear as the result of independent production processes and are in harmony with each other in terms of technique, material and approach. .
As we generate and describe information across various disciplines like philosophy, belief, and science, it draws the multi-party and relative boundaries of our consciousness about life and existence. However, only art opens up a possible field with the knowledge it reveals and tries to look beyond the other horizons of these borders. The artist can construct a new vision of what is vague in his original style at a time of today when everyday life has started to lose its clarity, therefore its authenticity, among large masses of people. data.
Serdar Kaynak, “Masumiyet,” (“Innocence”), Lymra stone, 57x30x19.
Barış Cihanoğlu creates a shocking perspective on the practices of human life and its fundamental problems in his interdisciplinary works. Cihanoğlu brings his observations which examine reality more closely and carefully to the exhibition with bursts of vivid color and surprising elements.
In his recent work, Burçin Erdi examines the trends of violence in human existence lying between the dynamics of death and life. Erdi visualizes similar processes and phenomena encountered with the end and the beginning of cycles in nature with his own unique technique.
Serdar Kaynak also questions the content and function of materials such as marble and metal in his sculptures, which are created with both figurative and asymmetrical approaches and conducts research focused on balance that clarifies the dual structure. of a nature full of contradictions.
Malik Bulut, in the statues he creates, where he pushes the boundaries of marble and metal by updating traditional language with a contemporary interpretation, illustrates that any emotion, thought and concept can be transmitted in an imaginary language without breaking the aesthetic context.