Pre, Post, Errors, Preposterous: A radio program on victimizing language

Live broadcast with belit SAǦ and Aşkın ERCAN

Image by Aşkın Ercan.

Accompanying their joint contribution in the exhibition A part that is missing never breaks belit sağ and Aşkın Ercan will hold a live broadcast on censorship and victimizing language on Friday 25 May, 2018 from 19.00-20.00 on Radio Freirad. The broadcast will be streamed on the internet.

belit sağ is a videomaker and visual artist living in Amsterdam. She studied mathematics in Ankara and audiovisual arts in Amsterdam. Her video background is rooted in video-activist groups in Ankara and Istanbul, where she co-initiated projects such as (2000-2007) and (a growing online audiovisual archive of social movements in Turkey). Her recent video work focuses on ‘the violence of representation’ and ‘representation of violence’. She attended residencies at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam in 2014-2015, and the International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, in 2016. She has presented her work at museums, galleries, and film festivals worldwide, including MOCA, Taipei; Tütün Deposu, Istanbul; Tabakalera Film Seminar, San Sebastian; Toronto/Rotterdam/San Francisco/New York International Film Fest/International Documentary Film Fest. Amsterdam (IDFA); EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam; Documenta14, Kassel; Marabouparken, Stockholm.

Aşkın Ercan is a video maker and painter who lives and works in Turkey. Her recent paintings focus on urban life, humanity and memory through portraying humans who are lost and sometimes visible in urban life. Her recent videos are performance-based and often experimental. Her most recent solo show is The Girl on the Wire, TAC Gallery, Tusla/Oklahoma, USA 2018. Her recent group shows include The Settlement of Time, 27th İstanbul Art Fair, 2017; and Crossing Borders, Living Art Tulsa, USA, 2017. Currently she is a PhD candidate at the Gazi University, Department of Fine Arts in Ankara, Turkey.


FREIRAD – The Free Radio Innsbruck