23.11.23 – 21.12.23, Ayben Kaynar Tanır

Welcome to the two sides of life

In some of the artworks she will exhibit, the artist used natural pigments obtained through algae and plant-based color research under the consultancy of Dr. Maria Boto in the biotechnology laboratory of KASK & Conservatorium. Kaynar Tanır will present her artworks, created with the non-toxic printmaking techniques she learned under the supervision of professor Marnix Everaert at the Academy of Visual Arts Ghent, to the attention of art-lovers with her personal exhibition titled “Two Faces of Life”. Using images such as stones, rocks, tree roots and chair in her artworks, the artist critically questions the earthquakes in Turkey that occurred on February 6, 2023.

The opening of the exhibition will be with a short presentation of the artist’s works on November 23 at 19:00 at the kamer 108 (Studio Printmaking / Vrije Grafiek) of the Academy for Visual Arts Ghent.

Dr. Ayben Kaynar Tanır is a guest researcher at KASK & Conservatorium and the Academy of Visual Arts Ghent through TÜBİTAK 2219-International Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme. Her postdoctoral research is titled Research and Application of Methods and Techniques fort he Establishment of a Non-Toxic Printmaking Studio at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Ankara University: A Case Study.

Mo: 18:00-21:00
Tue-Wed: 14:00-17:00 / 18:00-21:00
Thu: 09:30-11:30 / 14:00-17:00 / 18:00-21:00
Academie voor Beeldende Kunst Gent
kamer 108 (Studio Printmaking / Vrije Grafiek)
Offerlaan 3
9000 Gent