Published by Kerber. Text by Nezaket Ekici, Mark Gisbourne, Joachim Blüher.
For 500 days between 2016 and 2017, Turkish performance artist Nezaket Ekici (born 1970) wore new clothing each day to undertake interrogations of her own identity. Ekici’s long-duration performance at the German Academy Villa Massimo in Rome is documented here through photographs and text.
Published by Kerber. Edited by Marta Herford. Text by Friederike Fast, Andrea Jahn, Beral Madra, Roland Nachtigäller.
This publication accompanies the first major museum retrospective of the performance artist Nezaket Ekici (born 1970), held at the MARTa Herford art museum in Germany. A former student of Marina Abramovic, Ekici challenges gender roles and the Muslim traditions of her native Turkey in performance pieces that range in tone from playful to disturbing.