[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.

http://istanbulmodern.org/

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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