Ayse Erkmen: Intervals

24 September 2013 - 5 January 2014
The Curve


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This autumn, Turkish artist Ayşe Erkmen produces an ambitious new work for the Barbican, highlighting the artistry and craft of scenic painting.

From fairy tale landscapes, to atmospheric interiors and abstract designs, a series of scenic backdrops move up and down on an automated fly system. Dividing the gallery, the backdrops become performers in their own production. 

'Be transported to another world by Ayse Erkmenís moving scenery at the Barbican' Vogue

'A theatrical, impressive show' Metro

'A showcase of true artistic flair' Hunger TV

'A phenomenological take on the theatre backdrop and backstage tricks and techniques alike' 160grams


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