Wood, metal, monofilament, adhesive (dimensions variable)
Reconstructed from branches of charred beech, Forest recalls a Japanese wood finishing technique called Shou Sugi Ban where fire, a destructive treatment, renders wood more durable. Fire is extinguished when the wood is evenly burned to create a carbonized outer layer. This charred layer protects the interior tissue not only against rot and decay, but also against fire itself.
A work that emerged at a time of darkness, Forest is a work about solitude, repair and collective resistance.
Special thanks to Károly Aliotti, Nilüfer Şaşmazer, Mehmet Yücel and Galerist.
Dark Deep Darkness and Splendor
curated by Károly Aliotti and Nilüfer Şaşmazer
Zwei Positionen: Sibel Horada und Buket Savci
Curator: Julia Connert
Zwei Positionen: Sibel Horada und Buket Savci, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, 2018
catalogue text by Julia Connert (english and german)
6 May 2017
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26 Haziran 2018
Sibel Horada ve Buket Savcı ile İki Pozisyon Hakkında
Interview with Çelenk Bafra
Açık Radyo: Hariçten Sanat