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Art Theory and Practice Visiting Artist Lecture: Pinar Yoldas

Modified: October 29, 2014
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Art within Science: A Speculative Biological Approach
Tuesday, November 4th, 6pm, 640 Lincoln St, Rm 125 (Gymnasium)

Pinar Yoldas is a cross-disciplinary artist/researcher who lives and works between Durham, NC and Berlin. Pinar’s research explores the collaborative potential between art and biological sciences. Her solo shows include AlterEvolution, Ekavart, Istanbul (2013) and An Ecosystem of Excess, Ernst Schering Project Space, Berlin (2014). Her group shows include ThingWorld, NAMOC National Art Museum of Beijing (2014); Transmediale Festival, Berlin (2014); and Tiere und Menschen, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund (2014).

She is based at Duke University, where she pursues her PhD at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Media Arts and Sciences.  After her undergraduate studies at Middle East Technical University and further studies at Bilgi University, she received her MS at Istanbul Technical University, BArch (METU) and her MFA at University of California, Los Angeles. Her book An Ecosystem of Excess was published by ArgoBooks in 2014. This lecture is supported by funds from the Myers Foundations.

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