Signs of Time: Cross the Earth, Her Head is on the Balcony

Signs of Time artist collective are proud to announce their third exhibition, Cross the Earth, Her head is on the Balcony, at Pi Artworks Istanbul. The collective, which included Huo Rf, Sena, Sabo, Burak Ata, Burak Dak was founded to bring together young artists together who shared an admiration toward each other’s work.

The exhibition’s title comes from a verse in French artist, poet and filmmaker Jean Cocteau’s poem Discourse For the Big Sleep. It focuses on the recent works of five artists from the group. Their different subjects and, stylistic approaches are brought together under the curatorial concept of; the reality, the actual and self-reckoning.

Cross the earth, her head is on the balcony also includes a project partnership with new media artist Nihat Karataşlı. Karataşlı will analyze the relation between the audience and the exhibited work with a new experimental method, which will be a visual installation showing this experimentation and collected data during the exhibition.

Notes to Editors:

Huo Rf
Mersin, Turkey 1988
The artist studied Painting in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Balıkesir University. Since 2010, he has been working as a freelance art writer. The group exhibitions Huo Rf took part in: 6th and 7th Lessedra World Art Print Annual Mini Print in Bulgaria 2007/2008, Print For Peace Grabados Por La Paz Mexico 2009, International Print Triennale Society Jagiellonian Library Lettra Krakow Oldenburg Poland 2009, Sings Of Time, Galerist Istanbul 2013, Signs Of Time Outer Dream, Adahan Hotel Istanbul 2014, Contra Art Fair London 2014, Signs Of Time @ Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair 2014.

Sena
Istanbul, Turkey 1982
After she had graduated from the Department of Graphic Design at University of Arts London, Central Saint Martins, she carried out some art projects within the context of social responsibility. As one of the two inventors of the project “Tershane” which was put into effect in 2006, the artist met with many art lovers in various national and international fairs along with his four solo exhibitions held at Gallery X-ist and The Empire Project.

Sabo
Istanbul, Turkey 1988
He studied Painting at Mimar Sinan University and the exhibitions he took part in are as follows: Mostra di Incisione, Rome 2010 , Rome-Foggia Engraving , Istanbul 2012 , İlk Gösterim // First Viewing , ArtSümer Gallery , Istanbul 2013, Signs Of Time Outer Dream, Adahan Hotel , Istanbul 2014, OrtakSalon // ParlorParty, Tankut Aykut Gallery, Istanbul 2014, Signs Of Time @ Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair 2014.

Burak Ata
Istanbul, Turkey 1989
As a graduate of Department of Painting at Mimar Sinan University, he lives and works in Istanbul.The exhibitions he took part in: İlk Gösterim // First Viewing , ArtSümer Gallery , Istanbul 2013, Signs Of Time Outer Dream, Adahan Hotel, Istanbul 2014, OrtakSalon // ParlorParty, Tankut Aykut Gallery, Istanbul 2014, Signs Of Time @ Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair 2014.

Burak Dak
Istanbul, Turkey 1988
He started his art education in Avni Akyol Anatolian Fine Arts High School. After having studied Painting at Mimar Sinan University, Burak Dak took part in the group exhibition “İlk Gösterim // First Viewing” held at artSümer in 2013. Other exhibitions he took part in: Signs Of Time Outer Dream, Adahan Hotel, Istanbul 2014, Signs Of Time @ Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair 2014.

Nihat Karataşlı
Izmir, Turkey 1988
After having graduated from the Departments of Computer Sciences and Visual Communication Design at Istanbul Bilgi University in 2014, the new media artist is working on art adaptations of neural and physical interfaces. The activities and exhibitions he attended: Tahterevalli // SeeSaw @ DanscentrumJette Brussels Film Festival 2012, Amber Platform @ Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair 2014, Being Human @ Space De