İnci Eviner to represent Turkey in Venice
Curated by Zeynep Öz, the presentation will take place at the Arsenale, recently secured by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) for 20 years from 2014 to 2034.
Eviner’s work usually takes drawing as a starting point and comprises a large body of multi-layered pieces ranging from paintings and video to performative and collaborative practices.
Eviner explores the formation of subjectivity and her work touches on the workings of power and the politics of representation, especially with regards to the female body. The complex set of relations that Eviner forms between video technologies and painting tradition proposes a different kind of perception.
She has shown her work in solo and group exhibitions worldwide and was a winner of the Sharjah Biennial Prize (2017), and she was an artist-in-residence at Headlands Center for Art (California, 2017), Rauschenberg Foundation (Florida, 2017), SAM Art Projects (Paris, 2010), Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne (Vitry-sur-Seine, 2009), Cité internationalé des Arts (Paris, 2008) and International Studio & Curatorial Program (New York, 2004-2005).
The 58th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia will be held between May 11 and Nov. 24, 2019, curated by Ralph Rugoff.