Çanakkale Art Walk 2, has once more reunited the art scenes from Çanakkale and Osnabrück, with the artworks of 40 artist from 17 countries.
The twinhood between Osnabrück and Çanakkale started on the 2004 and facilitated a long term collaboration between the two cities art scenes. Canakkale Art Walk started in 2015 as a result of the ongoing dialogue of the civil societies. In collaboration with BBK Osnabrück the exhibition presented a selection of works from the 3rd and 4rt Canakkale Biennial dispersed in 5 different artist studio in the city.
After the success and public attention that Canakkale Art Walk recieved, the preperation for the second edition started on june 2016. Again initiated by BBK and the support of the municipality of Osnabrück, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Museumsquartier (Felix-Nussbaum-Haus/ Kulturgeschichtliches Museum), Bund Bildender Künstler Osnabrück (BBK) and Gesellschaft für zeitgenössische Kunst e.V. joined their forces in order to host Canakkale Art Walk 2. The exhibition curated by Christian Oxenius, has intented on bringing into the realm of Europe, the concept of “Homeland” brought forward by the 5th Canakkale Biennial. Despite the cancellation of the 5th Canakkale Biennial three weeks prior to its opening, Çanakkale Art Walk 2 project has continued its journey.
The conceptual framework developed by Christian Oxenius, aims at opening up to discussion the concept of “homeland” together with every layer of meaning and feeling that surrounds this concept, from national narratives to personal histories.
Çanakkale Art Walk hosted the works of the 5th Çanakkale artists Halil Altındere, Aissa Deebi, Ahmet Elhan, Ghazel, Pravdoliub Ivanov, Birgit Johnsen & Hanna Nielsen, Reysi Kamhi, Eleni Mylonas, Kalliopi Lemos, Ali Mihabri and Boris Mikhailov, together with Jakob Gautel, Jun-Ichiro Ishii, Panos Tsagaris and Viron Erol Vert that participated to its previous editions.
Çanakkale Art Walk 2 is inaugurated on the 6th of June at the Kunsthalle Osnabrück and was open till the 6th of August.
Museumsquartier (Felix-Nussbaum-Haus/ Kulturgeschichtliches Museum),
Bund Bildender Künstler Osnabrück (BBK)
Gesellschaft für zeitgenössische Kunst e.V.
Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin (TR), Halil Altındere (TR), Zehra Arslan (DE/TR/IL), Jakob and Manila Bartnik (PH/PL), Cana Bilir-Meier (AUT/TR), Burçak Bingöl (TR), Hera Büyüktasçiyan (TR), Aissa Deebi, Ahmet Elhan (TR), Köken Ergun (TR), Petra Fiebig (DE), Jeanno Gaussi (AFN/DE), Jakob Gautel (DE), Aikaterini Gegisian (GR), Ghazel (IRN/FR), JR (FR), Jun-Ichiro Ishii (JP), Pravdoliub Ivanov (BG), Birgit Johnsen & Hanne Nielsen (DK), Ahmet Kavas (TR), Katerina Kuznetcowa (RU) und Alexander Edisherov (GEO), Reysi Kamhi (TR/IL) Stefan Tchernboc (DE), Kalliopi Lemos (GR), Ali Mirhabi (TR), Boris Mikhailov (UA), Eleni Mylonas (GR/USA), Felix Nussbaum (DE), Maria Otte (DE), Julie RochCuerrier (CA), Margit Rusert und Christine Vennemann (DE), Hiltrud Schäfer (DE), Joanna Schulte (DE), Soheila Sokhanvari (IRN/UK), Veit Stratmann (FR/DE), Panos Tsagaris (GR), Stefanos Tsivopoulos (GR), Viron Erol Vert (DE/TR), Roberto Voorbij (NL).
With the support of SAHA Association.
More info on: http://caw.bbk-osnabrueck.de/