The aim is to reveal the raw material of humanity; to remind the most primitive feelings in us. A long durational work has the power to trigger the transformation needed, and that’s why Needed: You presents the process itself instead of offering a resolution. The aim behind this objective is to have the audience involved in the process and to present a mutually nourishing, pure experience. The audience is expected to enter the door unbiased; find a place of their own and feel valuable.
Bilocation, Autoscopy, Dedoublement and Other Third
Bilocation, Autoscopy, Dedoublement and Other Thirdat AslieMk’s Time and Space Research Laboratory, lets the audience witness two science people experimenting on the process of teleporting their clones of body-images from one point to another. During their each attempt of teleporting, their body-images separate into pieces and reunite back, multiplying within different time/space/conscious combinations.
In Project: PC, Batu Bozoğlu builds connection with the audience by using the speaker attached to his body. The speaker works with a computer, which speaks up as the audience enters words.
Ebru Sargın L.
The Fourth Wall
In The Fourth Wall, Ebru Sargın live streams from her house and turns the relationship between the viewer, who is in the act of seeing and the artist, who is being gazed, upside down. By this way, she presents a “reality” and goes beyond the 4th wall together with the audience.
What do you want?
Ekin Bernay’s “What do you want?” takes the audience to a healing journey to help them discover what they want from life.
Gülhatun Yıldırım’s Inside is an investigation of the acts of seeing and being seen and focuses on the feeling of unease she feels in the most comfortable moment when she realises the gaze is on her.
İ. Ata Doğruel
In Modesty, İ. Ata Doğruel asks the audience to do the act of eating and through this he investigates the relationship between people and society; social dynamics and the limits of being an “individual”.
Leman S. Darıcıoğlu
Looking After a Rose
Leman S. Darıcıoğlu, in Looking After a Rose erases the limits between the performance and the actual life and investigates her personal physical, emotional and intellectual body, focusing on the themes of time/life/death; surviving in life/hope/hopelessness and wound/healing.
In Kâla, Özlem Ünlü objectifies herself through mummifying process and through that investigates death and the hereafter; being objectified; limitations on freedom; creating your own freedom and questioning the power of herself and the audience. Kâla is an Arabic word, referencing to the moment that slips away and the infinite, continuous time, destiny and death.
Dance Party For One
Selin Kocagöncü’s Dance Party for One builds a space where the audience can dance freely to the music.