- Dates: 30 March 2012
Depo hosts the Istanbul launch of UNCOVERED. Nicosia International Airport. Book 1, on Friday, 30 March, at 7pm. The curators of the projects/editors of the book, the development team, some artists and writers such as Jalal Toufic, Stavros Stavrides, and Pelin Tan will participate the book launch. A presentation of the project will take place at SALT, Walk-In-Cinema on the same day at 17.00.
UNCOVERED is a three-year research-based art project under the curatorship of Basak Senova and Pavlina Paraskevaidou. Three terms – “memory construction,” “commons,” and “control mechanisms” – form the conceptual springboard for the project. The development team consists of Argyro Toumazou, Özgül Ezgin, Vicky Pericleous and the curators. The partners of UNCOVERED are European-Mediterranean Art Association (EMAA), The Pharos Arts Foundation, and Anadolu Kültür.
The book, edited by Basak Senova and Pavlina Paraskevaidou, includes texts by Alexander Galloway, AbdouMaliq Simone, Antonio Negri, Argyro Toumazou, Basak Senova, Bülent Diken, Dervis Zaim, Jack Persekian, Lamia Joreige, Marina Grzinic, Michael Hardt, Mushon Zer-Aviv, Niyazi Kizilyürek, Ozgul Ezgin, Pavlina Paraskevaidou, Pelin Tan, Socrates Stratis, Stavros Stavrides, and Jalal Toufic. Gökce Sekeroglu designed the book.