Övül Ö. Durmusoglu
Övül Ö. Durmusoglu is an independent curator, educator and writer, currently guest professor and program co-leader in the Graduate School, UdK Berlin and visiting professor in the HBK Braunschweig. Focused on the intersectional narratives around contemporary political subjectivities, she acts between singular languages and collective energies, worldly immersions and historical cosmologies. Övül has recently co-curated 3rd AUTOSTRADA BIENNALE in Kosovo, 12th Survival Kit Festival in Riga, Latvia and “Die Balkone: Life, Art, Pandemic and Proximity” in Berlin (2020-21) with Joanna Warsza. In the past, she was curator at Steirischer Herbst; co-curated different sections of 10th, 13th and 14th Istanbul Biennials; and organised Public Programs for dOCUMENTA (13), among others. She is engaged with CA2M Madrid, Kunsthalle Wien and Martin Gropius Bau for her future projects.
Title: Violet Quartz
Series Title: Beacon – a series in ten issues
Artist: Hong-Kai Wang
Writers: Bill Dietz, Övül Durmuşoğlu, Darla Migan, Hu Shu-Wen, Hong-Kai Wang
Series Editor: Bopha Chhay
Design: Vicky Lum
Copyeditor: Gina Badger
Printed by: Metropolitan Fine Printers
Year Published: 2021
Dimensions: 15.2 x 22.9 cm
Edition of 300
Subscription: $100 – for ten issues
‘BEACON – a pamphlet series in ten issues’ focuses on how the commitment of artists’ to wider social movements informs contemporary artistic practice. The series features texts by artists whose practices engage with language and visual arts.