[NetBehaviour] Istanbul Modern presents 'Paradise Lost'.
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Mon Apr 4 10:28:19 CEST 2011
Istanbul Modern presents a new exhibition addressing the relationship
between art, nature and technology: Paradise Lost. Lasting from 25 March
to 24 July 2011, the exhibition consists of digital media and video
works. Included in the show are 21 artists and a joint project who take
into consideration subjects related to nature and examine the impact of
industry and technology on the environment.
Curated by Paolo Colombo and Levent Calikoglu, the exhibition Paradise
Lost takes a closer look at contemporary artists' approach to a series
of topical subjects pertaining to the forms of using technology, and
regarding nature, the animal world, and major ecological changes that
have affected the world in recent years. Artists from different
generations and backgrounds come together in the exhibition: Doug
Aitken, Francis Alys, Katerina Athanasopoulou, Jim Campell, Ergin
Cavusoglu, DesertMed, Shaun Gladwell, Emre Huner, Nina Katchadourian,
Ali Kazma, Laleh Khorramian, Guy Maddin, Rivane Neuenschwander, Ulrike
Ottinger, Tony Oursler, Qiu Anxiong, Pipilotti Rist, Charles Sandison,
Kiki Smith, Bill Viola, and Pae White.
The exhibition's main sponsor is Turk Telekom, its technology sponsor is
LG, and supporting sponsor is Credit Suisse AG; besides the
contributions of the Consulate General of the United States of America
in Istanbul, the Italian Cultural Center, Istanbul, Goethe-Institut
Ä°stanbul, and the Consulate General of Switzerland in Istanbul.
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