Negative Pleasure

01.11.2016 - 03.12.2016

Mixer aims to provide visibility to young talents of contemporary art and is delighted to be hosting Meltem Şahin's first solo exhibition entitled Negative Pleasure from November 1, 2016 to January 15, 2017. The "Negative Pleasure", which explores the intensity of stimuli such as glory and beauty, sound and light, conveys art-related philosophy concepts using animations and optical toys.

Having completed her master's degree in illustration at Maryland Institute College of Art, the artist uses the Arduino platform, motors and motion sensors to adapt the toys that can be considered as the first examples of animated objects such as zoetrope and animated puppetry. Meltem Şahin, who handles the works of philosophers such as Gilles Deleuze, Friedrich Nietzsche and Maurice Merleau-Ponty with their naïve drawings with pastel colors. Focusing on hearing, sight and touch, creating a unique field of experience and learning.

Meltem Şahin's first solo exhibition Negative Pleasure can be visited every day from 11:00 to 19:00 except Sunday and Monday from November 1, 2016 to January 15, 2017.