Materialistic Paintings, 2018 – ongoing series

metal powder, 300 g/m² Hahnemühle mould-made print making paper each 76×82 cm

Series of paintings made with the metals used in the coin production of the most traded currencies such as the US Dollar, Euro, Pound Sterling, Japanese Yen etc. Each painting includes the metals that are connected to the specific coin of the related currency. Areas that are occupied by these metals on paintings’ surfaces are in proportion to the amount that are used in the corresponding coin.

photo 1: Installation view; QNB Finanzbank Art Collection, Istanbul
photo: Hadiye Cangökçe

photo 6: Installation view; Dirimart, Istanbul
photos 2-7, 9-12, 14-17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 26, 29-31, 33, 35-43: Nazlı Erdemirel

photos 8, 13, 18, 21, 24, 25, 27, 28, 32, 34, 44: Katrin Binner