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ON THE BORDERLINE OF EMPRICISM: YAĞIZ ÖZGEN INSTRUCTIONS Kerem Ozan Bayraktar   “The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.”[1] Bertrand Russell   Instructions is a performative exhibition that directly reveals Yağız Özgen’s practice and form of thinking. It is prepared with great diligence, which transforms his form of thinking into the work itself. A now ordinary word “interdisciplinary”, ...

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The book which was edited by Merve Akar Akgün, featuring texts by Esra Aliçavuşoğlu and Şeref Erol, and information on the works that were presented at SANATORIUM as part of the exhibition “METADATA”, and designed by Dilara Sezgin, is in circulation. Preface: We cannot ignore the fact that today, at the beginning of the 21st century, (expected to be further studied by sociologists) we are in a time course which is taking us beyond contemporary. With the feelings feelings of entrapment ...

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AN ESSAY ON YAĞIZ ÖZGEN’S WORKS IN THE CONTEXT OF KANT’S CRITICAL PHILOSOPHY: METADATA Şeref Erol   “In art it is hard to say anything as good as: saying nothing.”[1] Ludwig Wittgenstein   This textual work has been produced about the form of exhibition consisting of Yağız Özgen’s artworks in the form of painting brought together by him under the name of “Meta-Data”. The text will primarily attempt to realize a philosophical analysis related to Yağız Özgen’s most general artistic apprehension within ...

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