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In Conversation: Meriç Algün and Carmen Juliá

In Conversation: Meriç Algün and Carmen Juliá

Meriç Algün Finding the Edge (2017) Installation with objects. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm. Photograph by Carl Henrik Tillberg

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Meriç Algün discusses the themes of her exhibition Day Craving Night, including desire, separation and boundaries, with Spike Island curator Carmen Juliá.

MERIÇ ALGÜN

Meriç Algün (b. 1983, Istanbul) is an artist based in Stockholm. She studied at the Sabanci University, Istanbul, and later at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm. Algün has held many solo exhibitions in Europe and has participated in numerous international biennials such as SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms, 14th Istanbul Biennial (2015); Between the Pessimism of the Intellect and the Optimism of the Will, 5th Thessaloniki Biennial (2015); All the World’s Futures, 56th Venice Biennale (2015); Leaving to Return, 12th Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador (2014); You Imagine What You Desire, 19th Sydney Biennial (2014).