Runtime: March 09, 2018 – April 15, 2018
Opening: March 09, 2018: 7 pm
colony is a group exhibition by the Ankara-based LGBTIQ* association, Kaos GL, which brings together contemporary artistic inquries that deal with the social norms of binaries and dichotomies, and constructs a queer utopia. Despite severe political reprisals in Turkey, held between the dates 23 December, 2017 – 3 February, 2018 in Istanbul, colony was composed by the artists and participants; Yavuz Erkan, Ursula Mayer, Nilbar Güreş, Erinç Seymen & Uğur Engin Deniz, Daria Martin, Gökçe Yiğitel, Mary Maggic, İris Ergül, Katja Novitskova, Furkan Öztekin, Dynasty Handbag, Aykan Safoğlu, İz Öztat and Zişan, Kerem Ozan Bayraktar, Mariah Garnett, Umut Yıldırım, Yasemin Nur and Let the Good Times Roll. The exhibition was corporealised by the curation of Kevser Güler, Derya Bayraktaroğlu and Aylime Aslı Demir.
By expressing its solidarity with sister organisation, Kaos GL, Schwules Museum is presenting a comprehensive selection from the exhibition colony.
The press photos can be used exclusively to report on the exhibition “colony”, credits included.
Dr. Kevin Clarke / Jan Schnorrenberg
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