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Video: Kutlug Ataman’s portrait in 10,000 panels

Summer Exhibition 2016

Published 2 August 2016

The Turkish artist discusses the origins of his large-scale installation work which is on show in the Summer Exhibition.

  • Turkish artist and filmmaker Kutlug Ataman is renowned for his large-scale, multi-screen video installations. In this year’s Summer Exhibition, his work THE PORTRAIT OF SAKIP SABANCI – made up of 10,000 LED panels – hangs suspended from the ceiling of Gallery I.

    In this video, the 2004 Turner Prize nominee talks about the origins of the work, which was commissioned by the Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul.

  • Kutlug Ataman

    The Turkish artist discusses the origins of ‘THE PORTRAIT OF SAKIP SABANCI’, which is on display in Gallery I of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2016.


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