Eva O’Leary, Nursery, 2015
Aras Gökten, Untitled, 2014
Sarah Meyohas, Red Speculation, 2014
Adını ve konseptini Black Mirror dizisinden alan karma sergi, New York’taki Aperture Gallery’nin öncülüğünde düzenlenmiş. Dizinin genel konusu ışığında düzenlenen sergiyi, Aperture Magazine’in editörü Michael Famighetti, şu sözlerle açıklıyor:
“For this year’s Summer Open, Aperture’s annual open-call exhibition, we asked photographers to consider the ways in which our current reality might outpace outlandish narratives of science fiction. The title Black Mirror is borrowed from the 2011 British television series of the same name, which imagines a dystopian near future—a Twilight Zone for the age of the smartphone.
Photographs have been described as mirrors throughout the medium’s history. The twenty-four projects here—culled from more than five hundred entries, and representing diverse subjects and photographic approaches—reflect aspects particular to our current moment. Their concerns run the gamut, from how technology increasingly permeates daily life, such as in series that reference big data, Bitcoin, and WikiLeaks; to projects on the opposite end of the spectrum, about off-the-grid communities that have rejected contemporary life. Other submissions engage the misused landscape, utopian architecture, real-estate development, capitalism and magic, cultural dislocation, and the vocabularies of science and science fiction. Some works invoke a more ambiguous feeling of unease. As today becomes tomorrow and photography increasingly surrounds us, perhaps this medium provides our best gauge of where we are headed.”
13 Ağustos’a kadar ziyaret edilebilecek olan Black Mirror, dizinin üçüncü sezonunu bekleyenler için güzel bir zamanlamaya sahip. Sergide Aras Gökten isimli Türk bir sanatçının işi de bulunuyor.
Sergiye katılan sanatçılar: Farah Al Qasimi / Fabrizio Albertini /Emmanuelle Andrianjafy / Tine Bek /Arnau Blanch / Anaïs Boileau / Philippe Braquenier / Antoine Bruy / Felix R. Cid /Benjamin Freedman / Yaeli Gabriely /Alexander Gehring / Aras Gökten /Jeremy Haik / Balarama Heller / Klara Källström and Thobias Fäldt / Vivienne Luo Wang / Jim Mangan / Sarah Meyohas /Dylan Nelson / Brandon Nichols / Eva O’Leary / Martine Stig / Monika Sziladi