Visiting Artist’s Talk – Fatma Bucak

The Visiting Artist’s Talk (VAT) series hosts talks by an exciting range of arts practitioners from around the world every Monday afternoon during teaching weeks.

Fatma Bucak is a Turkish artist who works with lens-based media.

Her recent solo exhibitions include: So as to find the strength to see at Merz Foundation (Torino, 2018), Sticks and Stones at Pi Artworks (London, 2017), Damascus Rose at Harpe 45 (Lausanne, 2017), And men turned their faces from there at Brown University David Winton Bell Gallery (Providence, 2016), Suggested place for you to see it at Pori Art Museum (2016) and I must say a word about fear at Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art (Turin, 2014).

Major group exhibitions and screenings of her work have been held at the Goteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (2017), Mophradat Art Center (Beirut, 2017), MoMA (New York, 2015) and the Jewish Museum (New York, 2015).

She received her MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art, London, and was selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2013, which was exhibited at ICA (London) and Spike Island (Bristol).

The venue for this talk is Lecture Theatre F, Chemistry West Building, University of Leeds.

All of our talks are compulsory for all Fine Art students but open to anyone else who would like to join us.

For more information, email Nick Thurston.

Installation shot: Fatma Bucak, Suggested place for you to see it, Alberto Peola, 2018. Video still. Courtesy the artist.