10 September — 10 December 2022

Most of the works in Guido Casaretto’s “Looking for graviton in uneven plates” are on view in Turkey for the first time. The artist, who often employs the acts of repeating and copying in his works, makes it possible to bring together the astronomic dynamics that produce stars, geodynamic processes that birth topographic formations, the crafts studio, and the artist’s workshop. We can trace a multi-cultural life in his productions; Casaretto contemplates transferring geographic and cultural elements through systems as the artist works through materials including cement, leather, earth, and epoxy. (...)

10 September — 10 December 2022

The exhibition “No Entry," comprised of new productions by Can Küçük and Cem Örgen, forms a threshold within the network of production that İMALAT-HANE witnesses through its location. The “No Entry” sign that sharpens the focus, legible by all, distinguishing the boundary between peoples and spaces, is matched with the mechanic, biologic, social, and quotidian correspondences. Küçük and Örgen focus on what happens once the sign is crossed, concentrating on the physical, emotional, and ethical layers of these areas in which what is seen is deemed inappropriate, transgressing the borders of work safety, and exposing critical information. (...)

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imalat-hane

imāl: (manufacture, production)
Ar iˁmāl إعمال
setting to work, making functional

hane: (house, place)
Persian χāne خانه
house, residence

imalat-hane is an art space located in the Bursa Organized Industrial Zone. It aims at creating an opportunity for the production, exhibition and discussion of contemporary artworks in Bursa. Its goal is to make the city join the art ecosystem.
It acts with the awareness that the projects, the production and circulation of which it supports, are documents joining Bursa’s memory.
It sets up its program with works that reflect upon Bursa’s economic, social and geographic backgrounds.
It attempts to create a network where the ecology and economy of art can work together.
By carrying out a self-sufficient economic system with the support of stakeholders from different sectors, it tries to provide the independence of artistic production.
It wishes to be an off-center, alternative station for art where the local is intertwined with the global.
It wishes to be a space of existence, an extraordinary place where people from all classes and groups can dwell in and life is manufactured.