Irfan Onurmen: Gaze
Pi Artworks opens its new space, Pi Artworks Galatasaray, at Mısır Apartment with İrfan Önürmen's exhibition "Gaze" between the dates 14.04.2011 - 14.05.2011.
The works at the exhibition refer to the area between the outer world and the individual's inner world. It deals with the situation of gazing which is intangible, uncertain and also choosing. The material of the exhibition "tulle" is one of the three materials the artist uses in his works.
In 1987, İrfan Önürmen graduated from Istanbul Fine Arts State Academy (now called Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University) Department of Fine Arts, Painting Division. "9 Contemporary Turkish Painters", Brussels (2004, Belgium); "Made in Turkey", Frankfurt (2008, Germany); "Intersections", "New Baghdad Museum and Terror Factory"; Thessaloniki Contemporary State Art Museum (2009, Greece); "6 positions in critical art from Istanbul", Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg (2009, Berlin); "Contemporary Art From Istanbul", Museo Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea, Polignano a Mare (2010, Italy) are some of the international events he got involved. İrfan Önürmen's works take part in many important international and local collections, including Istanbul Modern. He continues his works in İstanbul.