istanbul: from where to where

galeri manâ is a new two-storey contemporary arts venue in istanbul's emerging tophane area. founded by mehves ariburnu and suzanne egeran, the latter also curated the gallery's inaugural exhibition nereden nereye [from where to where]. the show explores both how images function and the nature of representation. a series of paintings, drawings, photographs and video works of founders and innovators of conceptual art are showcased alongside younger artists, thus creating an interesting dialogue between their respective works. the list of artists includes murat akagundüz, mel bochner and sol lewitt. location: ali paşa değirmeni sokak 16-18 [tophane].
© mel bochner - blah, blah, blah [2010]