Mercury Poisoning

A dystopian video story that was created by “discovering a new city via a calculated drifting (the dérive) through the old one”. Describing the post-apocalyptic period of a fishing village. Videos affected from the poisoning, cut by the story texts and continue playing in an endless loop.

The story is an envison of future created by the anthropocene theory and romantic idea.

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  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Other
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 13, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
  • Shooting Format:
    digital, 48000hz, Stereo, avi
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Tribe16 International Art Festival
    United Kingdom
    November 24, 2016
Director Biography - aslı dinç

Aslı Dinç

1985; born in İstanbul;
Lives in İstanbul.

2009- MA atYıldız Technical University, Art and Desing Department
2004- 2008 BA at Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts

Selected Exhibitions:

2017 In Situ, Pera Museum, Istanbul, tr
2017 Concrete, Art On Istanbul, Istanbul, tr
2016 Aden, 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, Istanbul, tr
2016 Contact Performance, Block Art Space, Istanbul,tr
2016 Tribe16 International Art Festival, London, uk
2016 Passes 4, Contraattack, CKM, Istanbul,tr
2016 Memory, Yer Istanbul, Istanbul, tr
2016 Treasure room, Adahan -1 Galeri, Istanbul, tr
2015 10th Contemporary Istanbul International Art Fair, Istanbul, tr
2015 Art International Nevin Aladağ’s performance project” Move”, Istanbul, tr
2015 Echo of a distant time, Open Space Istanbul, Istanbul, tr
2015 Casa dell’Arte International Art Residency Programme, Bodrum, tr
2014 International Streaming Festival 9th Edition, Milan, it
2014 International Independent Film Festival of Villa Leyva, Colombia
2014 Samples- México: International Video Festival, Puebla, mx
2014 Pixels of Identities, Mixer, Istanbul, tr
2014 Kargaşa 14 ” Mümkün- Hayata Geçen Ütopyalar”, Istanbul, tr
2014 Value Renovation, Berlin, de
2013 AmberFest’13 – The Saints of New Age, Pasaj, Istanbul, tr
2013 Street Art Festival – T.A.Z and Poetic Terrorism, Istanbul, tr
2013 Aden – CDA Project, Istanbul, tr
2013 To find out freeside – Mamut Art Project, Istanbul, tr
2013 “Unseen”- Pasajist, Istanbul, tr
2013 Aden – 2013 Live Performers Meeting, Rome, it
2012 Aden, Open Space Performing Show, Istanbul, tr
2012 To find out freeside, Atmosphere Art Projects, Istanbul, tr
2012 Festival of Art and Camping (V), Istanbul, tr
2010 Ambiguous Situations, Yüksel Sabancı Art Center, Istanbul, tr
2009 Tatbikat Exhibition and Opening Performance, Hafriyat, Istanbul, tr
2008 Turkey spinal cord Injury Association Exhibition, Istanbul, tr

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