Cansu Korkmaz “Quite a While”

Soho20 Chelsea Gallery

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SOHO20’s +/- Project Space presents Quite a While, an installation of photographs by Brooklyn-based Turkish artist Cansu Korkmaz.

The works explore the artist and her partner’s relationship as it adapts to their shifting terrains while living in Istanbul, Buenos Aires, and eventually New York.

In this a NY debut of her work, Korkmaz presents the emotional gesture of ripping down the center of a sizable stack of photographs as a space for philosophy. Torn into a handful of piles by her partner after an exasperated exchange, the photographs trace a consistent line of breakage down their centers, allowing Korkmaz to repair the images by conjoining new halves together in myriad pairings. The process of mending speaks to the perseverance of their relationship as well as to an urge to re-contextualize frustrated memories, embracing the irreversible yet formative impact of wounds. Read More



from March 15, 2019 to April 14, 2019
Saturday, April 6, 5-7PM: Artist talk, with invited guests.*

Opening Reception on 2019-03-15 from 18:00 to 21:00


Cansu Korkmaz

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