ŞAHİN ÇETİN Click for Artist Information

'Rusty Lake'' 2021
35x40 cm
Rapido pen on 400 gr paper
Signed, Unframed

ŞAHİN ÇETİN (1985-Ankara)

ŞAHİN ÇETİN (1985-Ankara)

Şahin (1985, Ankara) graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting Department at 2011. His social-politic memory testimony and visual accumulation of cases like identity, urban and belongings create his focus of practice. Because of the geography that he lives in is in conversion, questioning of social-politic belongings and nationalities are reasons that push him to find forms of against struggle. He edits the query of redefining geography by video, photography, drawing, canvas painting and sculpture those contain political messages. In this context, some of his edited artworks are;“Earth Recordings”, Gallery Foyart, Ankara (2015), METUArt 16’ “Second Nature”, METU Culture and Congress Center, Ankara (2015), An+ialan Contemporary Art Initiative “Epicenter”, Architects Association 1927, Ankara (2015), “5th International Student Triennials” Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, İstanbul (2010). The artist is founding member of An+ialan Contemporary Art Initiative. He lives and works in Ankara.