The Oxymoron of Normality at DEPO Tütün Deposu Lüleci in Istanbul, Turkey, is an exhibition which brings together artists from Poland and Turkey. Organized by the Arsenal Gallery in Bialystok, Poland, the show is part of the cultural program of the 600th anniversary of the Polish-Turkish diplomatic relations in 2014. The Oxymoron of Normality. We are Europeans, but perhaps not in a full sense is curated by Monika Szewczyk and aims to cover the condition of countries in the area of Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans. It features the artists Can Altay, Fatma Bucak, Hera Büyüktaşcıyan, Hubert Czerepok, Oskar Dawicki, Anna Konik, Zbigniew Libera, Franciszek Orlowski, Jadwiga Sawicka, Konrad Smoleński, Ali Taptik, Marek Wasilewski, and Piotr Wysocki. The exhibition runs until November 30. In this video, curator Monika Szewczyk talks about the concept of the exhibition, and the artists Ali Taptik, Franciszek Orlowski, Marek Wasilewski, Fatma Bucak, and Hubert Czerepok talk about the work they present in the show.
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