The non-ameliorative art: Erinç Seymen's unsettled scenes of cruel optimism

Çakirlar, C. ORCID: 0000-0003-1171-8635, 2017. The non-ameliorative art: Erinç Seymen's unsettled scenes of cruel optimism. In: Erinç Seymen: Homo Fragilis [catalogue of an exhibition held at Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul and Berlin, 13 September - 4 November 2017]. Istanbul: Zilberman Gallery, pp. 34-55.

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This article was commissioned, by Zilberman Gallery (Istanbul, Turkey & Berlin, Germany) and the artist Erinç Seymen, for his solo show Homo Fragilis which had been on display during 13/9/2017-4/11/2017.
Reviewed by the artist, the gallery curators and the editors of the exhibition monograph, this essay was originally written in English. Both the English original and the Turkish translation was published in this monograph. In line with the commissioning brief, the article provides a critical analysis of Seymen's artworks in Homo Fragilis while also locating the artist's practice within an original theoretical framework informed by the contemporary fields of queer studies and critical affect theory.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Alternative Title: Sağaltmayan sanat: Erinç Seymen' in bağ-söken zalim iyimserlik manzaraları [pp. 6-22, Turkish translation]
Creators: Çakirlar, C.
Noir, G.TranslatorUNSPECIFIED
Seyman, E.TranslatorUNSPECIFIED
Publisher: Zilberman Gallery
Place of Publication: Istanbul
Date: September 2017
Divisions: Schools > School of Arts and Humanities
Record created by: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 25 Sep 2017 10:25
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 13:19
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