Monday, April 02, 2012

'Meslekler Kitabı Internette Yayında / The Book of Professions is On Line Now', 2012

The Book Of Professions is On Line / Turkish
Mesleklek Kitabı Türkçe olarak internette yayında.
Meslekler Kitabı // Book of Professions

Ahmet Öğüt
Mirjana Stojadinović
Güneş Savaş

'Specification for the Selection of CDA Projects: Young, Fresh, Different-2012'

Specification for the Selection of CDA-Projects'
"Young Fresh Different"Exhibition-2012

In order to support and encourage young artists, CDA-Projects has been
organizing the exhibition "Young Fresh Different" in June every year. The
application requests this year will be evaluated by the selection committee led
by Ferhat Özgür and comprised of Pelin Tan, Toni Stooss and Burçak Bingöl
representing the gallery. 500 TL artist fee will be granted for each work. The
selected works will be exhibited in June under the title "Young Fresh
Different - III" at the gallery, CDA-Projects, located in Mısır Apartments,
İstiklal Street, Istanbul.

Selection Rules

• The Contest is open to all media and all styles of art • The applicants
shall not be older than 35 years as of January 1st, 2012• Those who have
applied for and have been eligible to exhibit for the "Young Fresh Different -
II" in 2011 cannot enter the competition this year.

Presentation and Submission of the Works for the


• The applicant shall submit a single work and shall present a portfolio of
at most five works along with this work.• The works shall
only be presented on compact disks (CDs) or digital video disks (DVDs).•
Images pertaining to the works, along with their identification tags, shall be
in JPEG Format (*.jpeg) and shall have a file size less than or equal to 5 MB
each.• A brief résumé and valid contact information (telephone, e-mail
address and address) for the applicant shall also be included in the same CD /
DVD.• Applicants can submit more than one CD or one DVD each.• The
applicant's name and the expression "CDA-Projects - Young Fresh Different 2012"
shall be printed (or written) on the submitted CDs / DVDs and on the envelope
within which these media shall be submitted.• The submitted CDs / DVDs will
not be returned to the applicants.• The deadline for submissions is March
31st, 2012. Applicants extending this date with postal delays or any other
excuses will be refused.• If the work selected for exhibition is out of
Turkey, the artist will pay for the transport of the work to the gallery.•
Address for Submissions is as follows:
Young Fresh Different - 2012CDA Projectsİstiklal
Caddesi Mısır Apt.No 163 K: 3 D: 10Beyoğlu İstanbul
34430TürkiyeAnnouncement of the Results
The selection committee will complete evaluations until April 16th, 2012 and
will announce the names of the artists whose works selected for the exhibition
in the following four days on the web page of the gallery
( The committee will also inform the other
applicants using the contact information submitted.It is hereby
assumed that applicants for the competition agree to all the conditions and
rules stated in this specification. The selected applicants will also sign a
special agreement with CDA-Projects peculiar to this exhibition.

The Selection Committee

Ferhat Özgür (Head of Committee)Working with different
mediums ranging from video, photography, installation to painting, Ferhat Özgür,
completed his MA and PhD studies in the Department of Painting of the Hacettepe
University, Faculty of Fine Arts, where he worked for nearly two decades until
he moved to Istanbul in 2010. Taking part in 6th Berlin Biennale, 10th İstanbul
Biennale, 3rd Örebro Biennale-Sweeden and 1st Tirana Biennale, the artist has
presented his works in numerous venues including Museum der Moderne / Salzburg,
Mattress Factory Art Museum / Pittsburgh, Centre George Pompidou / Paris, Reina
Sofia Museum / Madrid, Fondazione Sandretto / Turin, Kuntshalle Winterthur /
Switzerland, Magazin 4 Kunstverein / Bregenz, Casino Luxembourg Forum d'Art
Comtemporain / Luxembourg, Ludwig Forum-Aachen / Germany. His articles on art
and artists have been published in various publications in Turkey. He has also
curated some group exhibitions both in Turkey and abroad. He is currently
teaching and working in Istanbul Kültür University, Faculty of Arts and Design,
Department of Communication Designs - Multimedia.

Toni StoossToni Stooss, born in 1946 in Bern (CH),
studied Art History, Classic Archeology, and Journalism from Bern University,
1966; and Berlin University, 1970. In 1972, he started with an extensive
exhibition activity, as the curator for the New Community of Visual Arts,
Berlin. Until 1982 Toni Stooss has dedicated himself about the development and
planning of various art projects, he served as project manager for Visual Arts
and for directors and artists for film section of artist programs in German
Academic Exchange Service in Berlin, (DAAD). He developed many exhibitions in
Arts Academy, in New National Gallery, in New Berlin Art Society, in New DAAD
Gallery with artists in Berlin, as well as guest artists of DAAD.
From the spring of 1982 Toni Stooss has been active as the exhibition
director and conservator in Art House Zürich where he organized many exhibitions
and publications for Modern and Contemporary art (in cooperation with Harald
Szeemann). During this time Stooss has also been the consultant of Swiss Credit
Institute's art commissions, SKA (later called Credit Suisse) and he has been
the member of the Civic Art Purchase Commission in Zürich between 1990-91. In
1992 he has been chosen as the founding director of Vienna Art Gallery, which he
has been managing until the end of 1995 and there he organized numerous
monographic and thematic exhibitions for contemporary art.
He has been the director of Bern Art Museum from 1996 to 2001. Between 2002
and 2003 he worked as freelance art historian and curator. In February 2003 Toni
Stooss took over the artistic management of both Liner Foundation and Liner
Museum, Appenzell (CH) and Ziegelhütte Art Gallery. From the spring of 2004
until the end of 2005 he worked as the conservator and curator of the Liner
Foundation.Since the beginning of the year 2006,Toni Stooss has started to
work as the director of Museum of Modern Art Salzburg of Mönchsberg and
Rupertinum, where he organized many thematic exhibitions and publications of the
classical modern art, and as well as presentations of contemporary art (with
Swiss artists Alexander Hahn and Markus Raetz and classics; Paul Klee, Max Ernst
and Alberto Giacometti). As of 2012, Stooss plans to organize an exhibition of
Dieter Roth's self-portraits with the cooperation of Aargau Arthouse, Aarau.

Pelin Tan is involved in research-based artistic and
architectural projects that focus on urban conflict & territorial politics,
gift economy, the condition of labor and mixed methods in research. Trained in
Sociology, Tan completed her MA thesis 'Globalization and Contemporary Art after
1990' at Art History, Istanbul Technical University (2003) and PhD thesis on the
concept of 'locality' in socially engaged art practices at ITU (2010) that she
partly has preceded at Berlin Humboldt Univ. Art History Dept. (DAAD,
2006-2007). Tan worked on her Postdoc about the methodology of Artistic Research
with Ute Meta Bauer at Art, Culture and Technology - MIT /Cambridge. She
lectured at Art History- TU, MA in Architecture and Urban Studies (adbk –
Nürenberg), Art History - ITU (2011 - 2010). Currently, Assist.Prof. at New
Media Dept. KHAS, Istanbul.

She edited Güncel Sanatta Kamusal Alan Tartışmaları (Public Space Discussions
in Contemporary Art, İst. Bilgi Univ. Yay., 2007); with A.Çavdar Istanbul'un
Neoliberal Kentsel Dönüşümü (Neoliberal Urban Transformation of Istanbul, Hayy
Pub. 2012) and has publications including: Becoming Istanbul, An Encyclopedia
(2008); When Things Cast No Shadow (5th Berlin Biennale, 2008); Megastructure
Reloaded (2008); Contemporary Art In Turkey: 1986–2006 (2007) and With/Without
Spatial Politics In The Middle East (2007), Recht-auf-Stadt (2011). Editor of
Muhtelif (Istanbul); Advisory editor ArtMargin contemporary art magazine MIT and
NOON – Journal of Contemporary Art and Visual Culture of Gwangju Biennial
Foundation. Collaborative writer of Domus (Milan); Pipeline contemporary art
magazine (HongKong), Arch+ Istanbul Issue (2009).

Tan was a research/curatorial resident at IASPIS (Sweden), GeoAir (Georgia).
Guest curator at Witte de With / TENT for TRACER (2003 – 2004), and curated Knut
Asdam solo show at DEPO (Istanbul), Energy Room – an archive of public art, at
santralistanbul, Radical Aesthetics screening/discussion at DEPO with O.Ozengi,
Innocent Act, StudyoKAHEM - an architectural research at 10th Istanbul Biennial.
Tan is involved in research projects: "Institutions by Artists", Vancouver (with
Anton Vidokle, 2010-2012), "Precarious Labor in Contemporary Art", Istanbul
(with Önder Özengi, 2011-2013) and Artistic Research in Asia.

Burçak BingölShe graduated from BA, MA, and PhD programs
respectively in 2000, 2002, and 2008 from Faculty of Fine Arts, Hacettepe
University, Ankara, Turkey. Additionally, she graduated from Department of
Choir, Ankara State Conservatory where she studied between 1985-91; and a
program on Photography in The New School, New York in 2009. Throughout the PhD
program she worked as a research assistant in the Department of Ceramics. She
has been an Artist-in-Resident at Hunter College, NY for 8 months in 2006 and at
Cura Bodrum for a month in 2010. She's currently accepted to ISCP in New York to
work as an Artist-in Resident. She has made several talks and workshops on her
art in Turkey, New York, Argentina and Philadelphia. She curated 3 exhibitions:
'NEARFAR: The Reaction Interstice' at Ankara State Conservatory With the support
of Goethe Institute Ankara-2010; 'Existrong' at CDA-Projects-2011; and
'Erinnerungen an die Fremde' at Ankara-2011. She had 4 solo exhibitions titled:
'Syste-Matic' New York-2006; 'Attention! Fragile', Ankara-2008; 'Feeling The
Blanks' New York-2009; and 'Cabinet Of Curiosities' Istanbul-2011. Beside her
art projects, she currently works as an art director at CDA-Projects and works
as an instructor at Istanbul Technical University.