Blind Dates Project

Nafas Art Magazine: Defne Ayas and Ahmet Öğüt

Performa09, the third edition of the biennial of new visual art performance in New York City took place from November 1 – 22, 2009, showcasing new work by over 150 artists from all around the world. Ahmet Öğüt’s performance, together with a blind painter in a dark Lower East side storefront, was a homage to [...]

PTSD and Culture: Victims Symposium

1.22.2010 Victims’ Symptom PTSD and Culture Victims’ Symptom is a collection of interviews, essays, artists’ statements and glossary definitions, which was originally launched as a Web project (http://victims.labforculture.org). Produced in 2007, the project brought together cases related to past and current sites of conflict such as Srebrenica, Palestine, and Kosovo reporting from different (and sometimes [...]