Rossella Biscotti and Akram Zaatari

Saturday, July 27, 14:00.


Hititte Sun Course Nusret Suman 1978, a copy of a Hitit finding in Alacahöyük, that became the symbol of Ankara in 1973, more examples of sun courses may be seen in the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Rossella Biscotti and Akram Zaatari
will be in round table conversation following the first step of their research at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, titled: Asar-ı Atika/ Ancient Works with Övül Durmusoğlu and Mari Spirito

Saturday, July 27, 14:00
at SALT Ulus
Atatürk Bulvarı No:12, 06250 Ankara, Turkey
+90 312 324 3024

Rossella Biscotti was born in 1978 in Molfetta, Italy. She has had solo exhibitions at Secession, Wien, and e-flux New York in 2013, CAC, Vilnius in 2012, Fondazione Galleria Civica di Trento in 2010, and Nomas Foundation, Rome in 2009, and participated in the Encyclopedic Palace, 55th Venice Biennial in 2013, dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, and Manifesta 9, Genk in 2012.

Akram Zaatari co-founded the Beirut-based Arab Image Foundation in 1997, and he has been working on the extensive archive of Hashem el Madani's Studio Shehrazade, in the Lebanese port city of Saida, since 1999. His works have been featured in dOCUMENTA (13) (2012), the Istanbul Biennial (2011), and the Venice Biennale (2007), among others, and he has shown his films, videos, photographs and other documents in institutions such as the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Tate Modern in London, Kunstverein and Haus der Kunst in Munich, Le Magasin in Grenoble, MUSAC in Leon, MUAC in Mexico City and Videobrasil in Sao Paulo. Akram Zaatari represents Lebanon at the 55th International Venice Biennale, and currently has a solo exhibition at Project 100, MOMA, New York.

Supported by ICI/SAHA Research Award