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APTLI Lecture: Traditional Miniature Art and Modern Interpretation with Murat Palta

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

This lecture will be held via Zoom: Register Here

The lecture will be centered around Ottoman miniature, traditional medieval art, and Palta’s rendering of this artwork from a contemporary perspective. Palta will explain his working methods as well as his ties with popular culture and how he relates this as a language in his body of work.

Murat Palta

After graduating from Graphic and Design department of Dumlupınar University in 2012, he started to work in various advertisement agency in Istanbul.

In 2013, he attended Miniature and Illumination Art workshop in Tlemcen (Algeria), and participated in different international art festivals such as Nour Festival of Arts in London and Cinephiliac: Art Transcending Technology & Motion, in Philadelphia.

Palta had his first solo exhibition titled “Murat Palta: Cult Hollywood movies as Ottoman miniatures” in City Museum of Bagnacavallo (Bagnacavallo, Italy) in 2014. His second show, “Depictions of White Screen” (2015) opened at x-ist. In 2015, Palta’s works took place in a group show titled “Kitsch ou pas kitsch” in ICI (Institut des Cultures d’Islam, Paris, France) and in a solo show in Savina Gallery (St. Petersburg, Russia).

Among the international art fairs Palta participated are Art Dubai 2016, Contemporary Istanbul 14, 15 & 16.

He also participated in the group shows titled “x-tension” (Office 4200, Bursa, 2015) and “Variations on An Andalusian Dog” (x-ist, 2015).


June 27
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm