Turkey’s New Emerging Artists Exhibition BASE Istanbul
Works of Turkey’s emerging artists will be showcased for the first time in the BASE exhibition to be held in Istanbul at Galata Greek Primary School. BASE will also host panel discussions and dialogue sessions featuring the important figures of the art world. With 116 works of 108 artists from 31 universities in 20 cities and 75 speakers to give speeches in 32 panel discussion, 4-full days full of art!
Turkey’s new generation artists graduating this year will meet with art-lovers at BASE exhibition that will be held at Galata Greek Primary School on December 21-24 upon completion of selections by an international jury of 23 jurors. Co-sponsored by HP, Intel, Kale Seramik and TEB Private Banking, BASE is the first collective platform for newly graduates of Fine Arts Faculties in Turkey.
New artists from 51 universities applied to BASE with 1000 works in print, glassworks, installation, photography, visual communication design, graphic design, scuplture, painting, ceramic works, Turkish handicrafts and video categories and the distinguished jurors selected 116 works of 108 artists from 31 universities Turkey-wide to be showcased at BASE.
BASE brings together works of newly graduated emerging artists that are selected by internationally recognized names with diversified experience and distinguished voice in the art world. BASE aims to support the emerging artists in their transition to proffesional world, with the mission to help young artist be spotted by galleries, collectors, art-lovers and innovative industries. BASE is curated by the curator, art critic, academician Derya Yücel. All participating artists from Istanbul and outside the city with the support of Pegasus Airlines will have the opportunity to display their works and meet with prominent figures of the art world, and collectors and art-lovers will have the opprtunity to discover these young artists, communicating and buying their works without any intermediaries.
Panel discussion and dialogue sessions with 75 speakers
During the exhibition visitors and artists whose works will be displayed will be able to participate in ‘BASE Talks’’ panel discussion and dialogue sessions where the speakers will share their knowledge and experiences in the art world. Here are the speakers of the 4-day program: Adnan Yerebakan, Agah Uğur, Ahmet Doğu İpek, Ahmet Elhan, Ahu Antmen, Alev Ebuzziya Siesbye, Ali Güreli, Ali Kazma, Ali Kerem Bilge, Alper Turan,Arda Yalkın, Aslı Öymen, Aslı Sümer, Ayça Telgeren, Azade Köker, Banu Çarmıklı, Banu Taşkın, Beyza Boynudelik, Burçak Bingöl, CANAN, Candaş Şişman, Cem Akar, Cem Sağbil,Coşar Kulaksız, Çağrı Saray, Çelenk Bafra, Deniz Artun, Derya Bigalı, Derya Yücel, Devabil Kara, Ebru Yetişkin, Erdal İnci, Elvan Ekren, Emin Çapa, Emin Hitay, Erim Bayrı, Esra Yıldız, Evren Erol, Gamze Büyükkuşoğlu, Gökşen Buğra, Gönül Nuhoğlu, Gülsün Karamustafa, Hale Tenger, Hamit Hamutçu, Hande Şekerciler, Haro Cümbüşyan, Hera Büyüktaşçıyan, Hüma Kabakçı, İdil Deniz Türkmen, İnci Furni, İpek Duben, Karoly Aliotti, Kemal Özen, Kerem Ozan Bayraktar, Marcus Graf, Mehmet Ali Bakanay,Mehmet Güleryüz, Mehmet Kahraman, Melih Görgün, Merve Akar, Merve Çağlar, Metehan Özcan, Mine Kaplangı, Moiz Zilberman, Murat Germen, Murat Morova, Mustafa Taviloğlu, Mümtaz Sağlam, Nancy Atakan, Naz Cuğuloğlu, Nevzat Sayın, Nihal Kafalı, Nur Koçak,Orhan Cem Çetin, Oya Delahaye, Pemra Ataç Açıktan, Refik Anadol, Saruhan Doğan, Selin Söl, Selim Ünlüsoy, Selman Bilal, Sera Sade, Serhat Cacekli, Seval Yavuz Seyhan Musaoğlu, Taner Ceylan, Tomur Atagök, Tony Ventura, Volkan Kızıltunç, Yasemin Bay, Yunus Emre Erdoğan, Yusuf Sevinçli and Zuhal Baysar. You can follow the program at base.ist.
Selection of submitted works is made by an international jury
23 jurors of national and global prominence selected the works to be displayed at BASE. Aaron Cezar, founder of Delfina Foundation, Agah Uğur, Borusan CEO and collector, Ahu Antmen, art writer, critic and academician, collector Aslı Bilge, collector & art critic Banu Çarmıklı, Istanbul Modern Exhibitions and Programs Director Çelenk Bafra, The Armory Show Director Deborah Harris, Galerist executive director Doris Benhalegua, artist Ergin İnan, Chairman of TÜSİAD Board and collector Erol Bilecik, artist Hera Büyüktaşçıyan, photograph artist Murat Germen, painet Neş’e Erdok, Peter Drake the dean of New York Academy of Art, Galerie Voss director Rudiger Voss, Selin Söl founder of Daire Sanat, graphic designer /art director Stephan Bundi, Spot Projects founder/collectioner Tansa Mermerci Ekşioğlu, Yeşim Turanlı founder of Piartworks, graphic designer Yeşim Demir and sculptor Ziyatin Nuriev.