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Suat Dündar

In addition to the traditional forms of visual art, methods, and material selection, the work interpreted through the selection of ready-made objects presents a reference to the elimination of boundaries between these fields by using everyday objects alongside traditional sculpture techniques. The coexistence of these two elements continues a play that moves from the body to the object and from the object to the body. The tension between fiction and reality causes a chain reaction between the body and the object. As Ponty expressed, "We can only access every existence outside of ourselves through our bodies, and every existence outside of ourselves thus takes on human qualities and becomes a mixture of soul and body."
In this work, the body takes on the form of an object, and the object takes on the form of a body. With the "Fragments of Memory" series, objects that infiltrate the body become objects that are no longer used but hold a special place in our memory, transforming into a mixture of soul and body with human qualities. The relationship between the colorless state of the body and the colored object, the state of assimilation, and the object's feeling within the flow of the body can be read through the shift in subject-object positions, with varying degrees of unity and sameness in this contrast.

Suat Dündar

Suat Dündar was born in Diyarbakır in 1981. He graduated from Çukurova University with a degree in Painting Teaching Sculpture Workshop in 2006. In 2007, he received language education in Italy and completed his master's program at the Albertina Academy of Fine Arts Sculpture Department in 2011. Until 2012, he worked as an assistant to sculptor Luigi Mainolfi in Italy. He specialized in bronze casting at the Fonderia Artistica Di Piero De Carli & C.SAS. Artistic Wax-Bronze Casting Workshop. In 2013, he began his doctoral studies in the Sculpture Department at Marmara University Fine Arts Institute and has been working as an Instructor at Gaziantep University Faculty of Fine Arts since 2015.


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