Pattern Matching

Nevin Aladağ
Pattern Matching, 2012
Five carpet collages on wood
192 x 112 x 4 cm each
Installation view
Courtesy of the Artist
Wentrup Gallery and Rampa Gallery


Nevin Aladağ's sculptures, videos, interventions and performances present the boundaries within which certain practices, cultural or social evolve. Aladağ’s work has been shown widely at institutions including the National Museum for Art and Design, Oslo, Norway (2012); Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan (2011); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2011); Hayward Gallery, London, UK (2010); Istanbul Biennial, Turkey (2009); Taipei Biennial, Taiwan (2008); Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland (2008); Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (2006); Muzeum Sztuki, Łódz´, Poland (2011); Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria (2010) and Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico (2006).

In 2004, she received the George Maciunas Prize.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 11


Aladağ, Nevin


Session is a video triptych shot in Sharjah’s urban areas and desert.

Aladağ, Nevin

Familie Tezcan

Familie Tezcan is a video portrait of a German family of Turkish origin breakdancing and singing in four different languages – Turkish, Arabic, German and English

Aladağ, Nevin

City Language III

City Language III is the third part of a video trilogy conceived as an experimental sound portrait of Istanbul.

Aladağ, Nevin

Lowrider Bellydance

Low-rider cars, which originated during the late 1940s in Mexican-American communities, have a hydraulic suspension system that allows them to change height, appearing to jump or dance.