https://vimeo.com/211723826

the video is composed with various mountain images that we come across on water bottles

Malum Manzara. exhibition detail

right handside: Mountainscape

Malum Manzara/The Familiar Landscape

After turning back to Ankara, following an almost ten years break, a city famous for its strictly grey bureaucracy , a city for which I left my home for the first time, I began to search for a familiar feel on my return.

Malum Manzara. exhibition detail

Thus, my searches on home expanded to the city and city dwellers' search for an ideal home. I began to look for this ideal home in the cheap landscape paintings - where a detached house lies amidst the evergren nature- found in postcards, posters one can see around or in the plastic flowers popping up in domestic settings as well as in public spaces....which lead to the "Malum Manzara" series

Malum Manzara. exhibition detail

doalmobile

Malum Manzara

retracing the landscape from inside of milk packaging

Malum Manzara. detail

plastic shelf covers, milk plastic

Malum Manzara. exhibition view

mountainscape on casein. drawing

https://vimeo.com/211733626

the video creates a landscape with the various landscape depictions on the packaging of dairy products

streotyped homes on casein. drawing

Malum Manzara. exhibition view

Malum Manzara. Farm

cut out landscape views from yoghurt cups

Malum Manzara. exhibition detail

plastic spoons, cut out house illustrations from dairy products packaging

Malum Manzara. exhibition detail

cut out flowers of plastic table cloth

buket

cut out flowers of plastic table cloth

buket

cut out flowers of plastic table cloth

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Malum Manzara. exhibition detail