y o ğ u n l u k, founded in 2013 by İsmail Eğler, Nil Aynalı Eğler and Elif Tekir as an Istanbul based art collective, focuses on production of art in its relation with the space. Team is currently run by İsmail Eğler and Nezih Vargeloğlu.
Various media forms (such as visual, sonic and tactile) are used to create spatial arrangements which redefine the atmospheric qualities of the particular space.
Group recently focuses on distinct exhibition formats and interactions with the visitor.
y o ğ u n l u k organized its first exhibition ‘Axis Mundi’ in 2014 at Adahan Hotel. Following that, y o ğ u n l u k organized ‘Suruhu’ at one of historical Byzantine cistern, Nakilbent located in Sultanahmet (2015). In the same year a mist installation (Sublime) situated on the façade of Zorlu PSM, by the invitation of Artnivo, was displayed. Same year y o ğ u n l u k is represented in Antalya Architecture Biennial with the installation ‘Zamansız’ located within historical Gavur Hammam.
In 2017, they created an in-situ installation ‘The House’ at their own studio as a part of the 15thIstanbul Biennial.
“Kadar” took place in 2019 which was a spatially sui generis, holistic and inclusive experience within the intersecting fields of performance, art and architecture. It’s been premiered in Istanbul Theater Festival and allowed its visitors to witness the performance in small groups.