59th Venice Biennial

59th Venice Biennial

Pera + Flora + Fauna engages with the discourse around how indigenousness and nature are affected by mainstream cultural attitudes of industrialised nations, the very nations contributing to existing environmental problems. This leads us to question, can aesthetic thinking support the conservation and restoration of nature or indigenous rights and...
55th Venice Biennial

55th Venice Biennial

Maldives Pavilion | Portable Nation | Disappearance as work in progress – approaches to Ecological Romanticism. The history of the artistic aesthetics of the Maldives is not widely documented as the island nation is not known for its visual arts activities but rather for the supreme beauty of its ocean, ecology...
Manifesta 8

Manifesta 8

Manifesta, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, is a roving, contemporary art event, showcasing the most innovative work by artists and curators from Europe and beyond. In the early 1990s, Manifesta was launched as a unique, roving art event, a project devised by a Dutch initiative that took shape as...
3rd Guangzhou Triennial

3rd Guangzhou Triennial

‘The Middle East Channel’ at ‘Farewell to Colonialism’ focuses on how the region views and documents itself, primarily at the hands of its own cultural activists and video makers. The wider theme of the program is to be found in the notion of exploration, the search for characteristic independence and memory/history in...
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4 things to know about Pera + Flora + Fauna

4 things to know about Pera + Flora + Fauna

Pera + Flora + Fauna trailer

Pera + Flora + Fauna trailer

Pera + Flora + Fauna engages with the discourse around how indigenousness and nature are affected by mainstream cultural attitudes of industrialised nations, the very nations contributing to existing environmental problems. This leads us to question, can aesthetic thinking support the conservation and restoration of nature or indigenous rights and ways of life? Can indigenous...
What not to miss

What not to miss

The relationship between humans and nature is scrutinised from the perspective of indigenous people in this exhibition, with works from Malaysian artists and members of the Semai tribe...
Pera + Flora + Fauna

Pera + Flora + Fauna

Pera + Flora + Fauna is an official Collateral Event at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, commissioned by PORT of Perak, Malaysia. It engages with the discourse around how indigenousness and nature are affected by mainstream cultural attitudes of industrialised nations, the very nations contributing to existing environmental problems. This leads us...
Sun Art at MARC Gallery

Sun Art at MARC Gallery

Sun Art atelier was established by Yücel Kobal and Gülsüm Önder, both educated as ceramists who live and work in Antalya city. The film shows Yücel and Gülsüm with their students at Sun Art atelier preparing for the exhibition at MARC gallery in Antalya, summer 2018.     Group exhibition by Sun Art Atelier at MARC.  ...
An international art gallery in Antalya

An international art gallery in Antalya

–        How did you decide to open an art space in Antalya? Antalya came on our radar after we visited it three years ago. The fact that our curatorial and art collective Chamber of Public Secrets (CPS) chose to establish an art space in Antalya city has to do with the evolution of our curatorial practices,...
For the Love of Air Liquid (opening exhibition)

For the Love of Air Liquid (opening exhibition)

  Water’s impact on human happiness Opening exhibition 18th – 30th April 2018, Chamber of Public Secrets’ new media art production and exhibition space, Media Art Research Center (MARC), Antalya Fernissage 18th April 2018 at 17:00 – 19:00 Artists: Ferhat Ozgur,  Stefano Cagol, Ursula Biemann, Oliver Ressler, Khaled Ramadan and Hanna Ljungh Curated by Khaled Ramadan and Alfredo Cramerotti   For...
Open call for internship - for students, art academies and universities

Open call for internship – for students, art academies and universities

Open call for internship – for students, art academies and universities Interns as assistant curators at Media Art Research Center (MARC), Antalya, Turkey     The international art and curator group Chamber of Public Secrets (CPS) is looking for interns to join the team and help organizing projects at our new Media Art Research Center (MARC) in...
Documentary scriptwriting and voice over talent - special summer course in Antalya

Documentary scriptwriting and voice over talent – special summer course in Antalya

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT WRITING AND VOICE OVER TALENT SPECIAL SUMMER COURSE 2-8 JULY 2018 One-week summer course in documentary scriptwriting, visual storytelling, and VO at Chamber of Public Secret’s Media Art Research Center (MARC) in Antalya, Turkey.  Mastering script writing, filming aesthetics and VO is more art than science. There are a few important rules in filmmaking...
Media Art Research Center (MARC)

Media Art Research Center (MARC)

MARC GALLERY Media Art Research Center (MARC) is CPS’ research-based, media art production and exhibition space. Focus The event-driven space is dedicated to innovative visual content, collaborative projects, and educational endeavours. MARC’s mandate is to develop and promote aesthetical experiences related to human history. It bridges and nurtures the relationship between cultural institutions and the...
Debate on Journalism in Times of War

Debate on Journalism in Times of War

Ever wonder how TV stations gather reports and protect its journalists and sources from harm in conflict areas? Check out this talk at the University of Copenhagen with Awad Joumaa, news editor at Al Jazeera English, together with the artist and filmmaker Khaled Ramadan, as we discuss the book we just launched called “Journalism in Times...
Journalism in Times of War - Edited by Awad Joumaa and Khaled Ramadan

Journalism in Times of War – Edited by Awad Joumaa and Khaled Ramadan

Latest book release by Al Jazeera Media Institute January 2018, edited and researched by members of Chamber of Public Secrets. When telling human stories from the Arab world, reporters, citizen journalists and media activists are pushed deeper into the ever-shifting front lines. Journalism in Times of War debates how to remain safe and balanced when...