Pinar YolacanThursday, October 18, 7pm
Free to CCNY members, SVA students, faculty, and staff
$5 general admission, $3 for other students with ID

Q & A to follow the discussion.

Born in Ankara, Turkey in 1981, Pinar Yolaçan studied Fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and Fine Art Media in Chelsea School of Art before graduating from the Cooper Union with a BFA in 2004. Yolaçan had solo shows at Rivington Arms Gallery in New York, Yapi Kredi Foundation in Istanbul, Finnish Museum of Photography in Helsinki, and Center for Contemporary Art in Lagos. Her work was included in important group shows such as Art Robe, UNESCO, Paris; Art and Commerce Festival of Emerging Photographers, New York; Turkish Realities: Positions in Contemporary Photography from Turkey, Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt; Tracking-Traces, KIASMA, Museum of Contemparary Art, Helsinki; The Third Annual ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York; Istanbul Next Wave: Istanbul Modern Collection at Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; Greater New York, MoMA PS1, NY; and Out of Focus, The Saatchi Gallery, London. Her work was included in the book The Portrait Now, published by the National Portrait Gallery in London. Since 1997, reviews about her work have regularly appeared in The New York Times, Art in America, ArtReview, Bidoun, Dutch, Rolling Stone, and i-D magazines. Yolaçan’s work is in the permanent collections of The Getty Museum; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki; and International Center of Photography in New York. Yolaçan lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her website at www.pinaryolacan.net.

The School of Visual Arts Amphitheater
209 East 23rd Street (betw 2nd/3rd Ave), Third Floor
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