Everyone and No One

Everyone and no one focuses on the existing laws on the Turkish Constitution. These articles appearing in the constitution seem meaningless and disappeared in real life. The work points to the invisibility of laws existing in a balance of power that sets and destroys rules.

Özgür Demirci (TR)
Born in Konya in 1982, the artist has received his undergraduate degree from Istanbul Yıldız Technical University’s interdisciplinary arts department and his MFA in C:Art:Media from Valand School of Fine Arts in Göteborg. He is working towards a practice-based PhD at the İzmir Dokuz Eylül University. The artist’s constructs personal and social events using various production means, anchored in the notion of memory. He works mostly in video, performance, objects, installations and site-specific works. Among the exhibitions he has participated in are: 19th Media Art Biennale WRO 2021 REVERSO, Immersion, Istanbul Digital Art Festival, 9th International Video and Poetry Festival, Athens, Proyector, Madrid, “Pandora’s Black Box”, Galata Greek School (2019); “Trumbauer Family Collection”, Kasa Gallery (2017); “Survival Kit”, Space Debris & Cultural Transit Foundation, Russia (2017); 8th Makedox Film Festival, Macedonia (2017); 36th İstanbul Film Festival (2017); “En Masse: Books Orchestrated”, The Center for Book Arts, USA (2017); Un Coup de Dés Jamais N’Abolira Le Hasard, Pilot Gallery (2016); “PAS”, Galeri Miza, Albenia (2016); Kassel Dokfest, Kasseler Kunstverein, Germany (2015); “Dedicated”, Öktem&Aykut Galeri (2015); “Stay With Me”, Weserburg Müzesi, Germany (2014); Migrating University of Mickiewicz, Adam Mickiewicz Müzesi (2014); “Check Point”, Depo (2013); “Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Boats”, SALT (2011). He is a member of the Izmir Cultural Platform Initiative (IKPG) and he is one of the founders of the independent art initiative Monitor. Demirci living and working in İzmir.