Exhibition: PneumoMachinic

Image credit: K. Datsky

New Media Gallery, New Westminster BC :: June 9 – August 18 2024

PneumoMachinic is a sound-art exhibition which considers the influence and cultural impact of breath, from the earliest human speech, to installations evoking the ancient music of Peru and Spain. Three artists have created air-driven, sound installations through exceptional research and complex technologies. Their works explore, expand and compress breath; evoking, mechanizing and instrumentalizing it in meaningful flows, beats, currents and code.

I am participating with the installation Whispering I which utilizes compressed air flowing through 3D-printed acoustic resonators designed after the forms that human vocal tract takes during speech. The sounds that the viewer hears while walking around the space resemble human whispering, as well as breathing.

Participating artists: Cristhian Ávila Cipriani, Ali Miharbi, Xoán-Xil

Curated by Sarah Joyce and Gordon Duggan

Exhibition: Reveries, Truths

14.04-16.07.2023 :: Casa Botter, Istanbul

Botter Apartment, Istanbul’s first Art Nouveau building (constructed in 1901), opened its doors under the name of Casa Botter Art and Design Center. Its first exhibition “Reveries, Truths” will be on view between April 14 and July 16.


Solo Exhibition: Degrees of Freedom

10.09 – 22.10.2022 :: Pilot Galeri, Istanbul

The exhibition takes its name from control theory where “degrees of freedom” refers to the variety of possible motions in a system. By widening this concept to any system including humans and their social spheres, various pieces in the exhibition explores different ways we can have or lack control, and reminds the viewers of their own potentials.

Exhibition: Tempo Incognito

03.03 – 18.04.2021 :: Depo, Istanbul

“Tempo Incognito: On Flows, Rhythm, and Movement”, curated by Rana Öztürk, intends to examine the experience and conceptualization of temporality in contemporary societies, exploring how our sense of time can clash or be in tune with natural, ecological and universal cycles.


Exhibition: Machine Culture

21.09-09.12.2018 :: SPACE Gallery Pittsburgh

Curated by Murray Horne, “Machine Culture” introduces a group of artists fascinated by the mechanical. Operating with varying degrees of autonomy, control, function and dysfunction, these artists orchestrate materials, re-configuring them into “objects of fascination.”

Artists: Samuel St. Aubin, Zoro Feigl, Ujoo & Limhee Young, Kristoffer Myskja, Henrik Menné, Oz Malul, Keny Marshall, Kausik Mukhopadhyay, Ali Miharbi, Peter Flemming

Solo Exhibition: Pneuma

16.04 – 03.06.2017 :: Pilot Galeri, Istanbul

“Pneuma” focuses on air, breath and wind. Air circulates, it travels, it spreads, it blocks, it communicates, it whispers. It transmits and guides. Air is not there only as the mass of gases that surrounds the Earth and allows life to exist but beyond this, it is there as a tool of communication or a converter.