Exhibition

Continuous Variations

Exhibition
Continuous Variations

Curator: Ali Akay

Artists: Ayşe Erkmen, Füsun Onur, Seza Paker

The Continuous Variations exhibition, curated by Ali Akay, brings together the works of Ayşe Erkmen, Seza Paker and Füsun Onur; all presenting personal features in a similar fashion, founded on a common context and having the strength to be integrated with one another while remaining heterogeneous. Continuous Variations should be considered as a mode of creation and composition. Every single work has its own connection with space and time while also taking into account its relation to the exterior context. Variation in music, especially in baroque music, presents a proposition that would enable the construction of various musical statements emerging out of the alterations evoked by a “theme”. Like ABA, ABACA or ABACADA. The number of themes varies from one work to the next creating variations.

The artists make use of this zone as an expanse where sounds and images constantly flee into. Compositions, sounds and images are separated; dispersing and scattering towards the spatial ground where their distinct vanishing points generate a common order.

The ideas and mental images created by the artists present a synthesis that is not coalescing. This is how the works in the exhibition make the space and place themselves into it while they break the space. These multiple breaks continue transforming through shattering it into uncountable small pieces. For these three artists Continuous Variations are moves, signs, lines and enquiries.

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