Here you can find an overview of all translations published so far.
Glossary: Accompanying the exhibition Zanele Muholi – Sözlük: Zanele Muholi Sergisine Eşlik Edici Materyal
For our turkish visitors Şehnaz Layıkel and Ilgaz Yalçınoğlu translated the accompanying glossary. The terms included in the glossary are culturally complex and nuanced. The interpretations offered here are not definitive, as the meanings of many of the terms herein are deeply subjective and are consistently contested, debated and re-evaluated.
Ámà: 4 Days on Caring, Repairing and Healing – Ámà: İlgi, Onarım ve Sağaltım Üzerine 4 Gün: Rezonans Odası
In addition to lectures, panel discussions and workshops on the themes of care, repair and healing, there will be a space for reading, reflection and informal conversation: the Resonance Room. Visitors are invited to get to know the stories of the Gropius Bau and its neighbourhood.
Ámà: 4 Days on Caring, Repairing and Healing: Performances, Conversations and Workshops – Ámà: İlgi, Onarım ve Sağaltım Üzerine 4 Gün: Performanslar, Sohbetler ve Atölyeler
From 4 to 7 November 2021, the Gropius Bau hosts a four-day programme that focuses on diverse approaches to the fields of care, repair and healing. For our Turkish-speaking audience, Şehnaz Layıkel has translated the introductory text to the programme.
Thea Djordjadze: all building as making – Thea Djordjadze: her yapı bir eylem
From 18 September, the exhibition all building as making by Thea Djordjadze can be seen at the Gropius Bau. For our Turkish-speaking audience, Şehnaz Layıkel has translated the introductory text to the installation.
Emeka Ogboh. Ámà: The Gathering Place – Emeka Ogboh. Ámà: Buluşma Yeri
From 20 October, the installation Ámà: The Gathering Place by Emeka Ogboh opens in the atrium of the Gropius Bau. For our Turkish-speaking audience, Şehnaz Layıkel has translated the introductory text to the installation.
Zheng Bo in Conversation with Natasha Myers: Politics of Plants – Zheng Bo, Natasha Myers ile Sohbet Ediyor: Bitkilerin Siyaseti
For our Turkish-speaking audience, Şehnaz Layıkel has translated an interview between anthropologist Natasha Myers and artist Zheng Bo. Among other things, the conversation is about the relationship between humans and plants.
Hella Jongerius: On Weaving – Hella Jongerius: Dokuma Üzerine
The solo exhibition Hella Jongerius: Woven Cosmos deals with the centuries-old craft of weaving. For our series of Turkish translations, Şehnaz Layıkel has translated short texts on this subject. They give a brief insight into the origins of the craft – from the invention of the loom to the World Wide Web.
Yayoi Kusama: A Retrospective, Kids Programme – Yayoi Kusama: Bir Retrospektif, sergisi Çocuklar İçin
The Kusama Kids Tour is an interactive opportunity for children and teenagers to explore the exhibition Yayoi Kusama: A Retrospective. A booklet guides young visitors around the exhibition and asks questions that they can answer by finding hidden codes. The tour promises a playful introduction to Kusama’s art and her working methods, and young visitors can round off their experience by generating their own personal Kusama code.
Available free of charge in Turkish, German and English in the exhibition or in our online shop. For school classes, the booklet can be ordered in a higher quantity, just send an email to .
Masculinities: Liberation Through Photography, Glossary – Erkeklikler: Fotoğraf Aracılığıyla Özgürleşme, Sözlük
For the exhibition Masculinities: Liberation Through Photography, the Gropius Bau has developed a glossary. This list of special terms on the subject of masculinity explains their meaning and use briefly. Ela Jade Unal has translated this glossary into Turkish.
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Otobong Nkanga: That Place of Breathing together – Birlikte Nefes Aldığımız O Yer
Otobong Nkanga’s solo exhibition There’s No Such Thing as Solid Ground is accompanied by a comprehensive booklet about the artist’s work and thinking. For our series of translations into the Turkish language, Gropius Bau Friend Şehnaz Layıkel has translated the conversation between Director and Curator Stephanie Rosenthal and Otobong Nkanga.
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Lee Mingwei: An Exchange That Happens in Different Directions – Farklı Yönlerde Gerçekleşen Bir Değiş Tokuş
An interview between the Gropius Bau's Director and curator Stephanie Rosenthal and artist Lee Mingwei has been translated by Gropius Bau Friend Şehnaz Layıkel for our Turkish-speaking audience. The conversation focuses on the possibility of healing in the context of art, among other topics.
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Akinbode Akinbiyi: Exhibition Insights – Sergiye Bakış
In our online exhibition guide, we offer the possibility to read the texts about the long-term series by the Nigerian, Berlin-based photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi. They have been translated by Gropius Bau Friend Şehnaz Layıkel and made available for our Turkish-speaking audience.
To the texts
Translation: Şehnaz Layıkel
Edit: Gülcan Nitsch