"Enter"a basıp içeriğe geçin


The artist first presented a version of this exhibition at Barriera in Turin. That city boasts the biggest flea market in Europe, the Gran Balon, an outdoor market run mostly by immigrant communities. Çavuşoğlu bought second-hand leather jackets and assembled them over convex wooden supports. Their shape and texture links them to the form tardigrades take during their “tunstate,” when they purposefully dehydrate themselves and suspend their metabolic functions to enter hibernation.


*Excerpt from the exhibition labels for TunState at Museo Jumex, Mexico City, 2023.


Tun, 2022. Second hand leather jacket.
41x58x23 cm.