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Subversive Play

SEP 4–OCT 10

YENI KUNDURA, ISTANBUL

“Once Upon a Time Inconceivable”

CEAL FLOYER, Overgrowth, 2004, medium-format slide and medium-format slide projector, dimensions variable. Copyright the artist. Courtesy Lisson Gallery, London/New York/Shanghai/East Hampton.

In the installation Overgrowth (2004), Ceal Floyer plays with the scale of a bonsai tree projection by manipulating the slide projector’s distance from the wall. Similarly toying with physical space, Gülşah Mursaloğlu’s Merging Fields, Splitting Ends (2021) features six water- filled steel vessels; as the water boils, steam melts the containers’ bioplastic coverings, changing their material state. Such distortions abound in…

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