Bukağı (2022)

woven band, nails

The work titled ‘Bukağı’ is a woven band, unwrapped and spread in the space with support of nails that hold and guide it into a pattern form. The pattern is taken from traditional Anatolian tapestry and it symbolizes family unity. The title ‘Bukağı’ is the name of this pattern and it translates as ‘shackles’. The installation is not fixed, it can be dismantled and rolled back. It has the capacity to adapt different exhibition spaces and situations.

Installation view from Available & The Rat, Rotterdam