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Mystic Transport
Gülsün Karamustafa & Koen Theys

2016
HC / 112 pages / 24 x 17 cm
Published by
Argos & MER. Paper Kunsthalle
Language
EN / NL / FR
Authors
Rolf Quaghebeur, Gülsün Karamustafa, Koen Theys
Print
Lannoo, Tielt
ISBN
978 94 9232 122 0
Price
25.00 euros

Mystic Transport is an exhibition project initiated through a chance encounter between two artists, Koen Theys and Gülsün Karamustafa. Both are very much intertwined with the city they live in; Brussels and Istanbul and integrate visible and invisible materials and remnants from their immediate surroundings within their practice. Intrigued by religious parades, the hamam, war propaganda, gender issues and the entertainment industry, Theys and Karamustafa use these phenomena as starting points for their video work, installations and performances. In doing so, both artists sketch a critical portrait of the society and culture in which we live and reside, reflecting on cultural canons and differing socio-economic realities. Mystic Transport thus results in unique crossovers.

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