In the Realm of the Senseless
Jake and Dinos Chapman
Editor: Süreyyya Evren
Design: Vahit Tuna

160 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-605-9606-04-2
The book published on the occasion of Jake and Dinos Chapman's exhibition "In the Realm of the Senseless" opens with an introductory overview by the exhibition's curator Nick Hackworth on the philosophical aspects of the artist duo's practice. Nick Hackworth's interview with Jake Chapman, prepared specifically for this book, covers several matters of debate regarding the exhibition. Featuring a specific text written by Jake Chapman on their print series "Insult to Injury" and an overall review of Chapmans' oeuvre by researcher Cüneyt Çakırlar, the book ends with a 'visual essay' based on the works in the exhibition.  
Off the Record
Nil Yalter
Editor: Süreyyya Evren
Design: Okay Karadayılar

160 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-605-9606-02-8
The book published on the occasion of Nil Yalter exhibition "Off the Record" opens with an introductory overview by the exhibition's curator Eda Berkmen on the artist's life and work. The cultural anthropologist Bernard Dupaigne focuses on the lives of immigrant workers while in their newly commissioned essays, Başak Ertür discusses "Le Chevalier d'Éon" and Fatoş Üstek offers a glimpse on "Rahime, Kurdish Woman From Turkey". Historian Philippe Artières contributed to the publication with a detailed article on various works of Yalter covering different periods of her artistic production. Through the extensive use of detail images from the works in the exhibition, the book provides a closer look to Yalter's practice.
Words, Numbers, Lines
Bilge Friedlaender
Editor: Süreyyya Evren
Design: Okay Karadayılar

128 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-605-9606-03-5
The book that accompanies Bilge Friedlaender's solo exhibition "Words, Numbers, Lines" focuses on her artistic production between 1970s and 1980s, broadly portraying the journey of the artist who passed away in 2000. The curators of the exhibition, Işın Önol and Mira Friedlaender composed a fictive conversation between the artist, herself and her works out of Bilge Friedlaender's diaries, letters and unpublished interviews as well as several notes, Opening with this fictive text, the book features commissioned essays by Ahu Antmen, Gregory Volk and Lewis Johnson, and ends with a curatorial overview revealing the intellectual and practical approach behind the exhibition. The publication includes full colour images of all exhibited works by photographer Hadiye Cangökçe.
Not All That Falls Has Wings
Editor: Süreyyya Evren
Publication Assistant: Berat Örnek
Design: Okay Karadayılar

152 pages
Turkish/English, colour
ISBN: 978-605-9606-01-1
The exhibition book published on the occasion of "Not All That Falls Has Wings", a group exhibition comprised of works by Bas Jan Ader, Ryan Gander, Mikhail Karikis & Uriel Orlow, Phyllida Barlow, VOID, Anne Wenzel and Cyprien Gaillard, brings together a shared engagement with themes surrounding the notions of "falling" and "failing". Selen Ansen's comprehensive curatorial overview, and two newly commissioned essays by Istanbul-based writer Emre Ayvaz and Vienna-based art historian Barış Acar, accompany a documentation of the exhibited works.
Unfiltered
Şener Özmen
Editor: Süreyyya Evren
Design: Okay Karadayılar

116 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-975-6959-99-2
The book that accompanies Şener Özmen's solo exhibition "Unfiltered" is a compact exhibition book focusing on "taht"s that lead the exhibition together with three other works they host. The book offers supporting texts by Hera Büyüktaşçıyan and H.G. Masters, a special booklet featuring a text written by the artist himself and images documenting the exhibition, as well as an essay by Süreyyya Evren, the curator of the exhibition.
Vertigo
Murat Akagündüz
Editor: Süreyyya Evren
Design: Deniz Cem Önduygu, Emre Parlak (Fevkalade)

112 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-975-6959-97-8
The book that accompanies Murat Akagündüz's solo exhibition "Vertigo" includes a conceptual framework by Aslı Seven, the curator of the exhibition, as well as all-new commissioned texts by Aras Özgün, Arie Amaya-Akkermans and Zeynep Sayın. In the book, the Kaf series, where the artist depicts images of mountain peaks as seen on Google Earth, are followed by his mountain drawings that are not included in the exhibition.
Flow Through
Bahar Yürükoğlu
Editor: Süreyyya Evren
Design: Umut Altıntaş

192 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-975-6959-98-5
The publication that accompanies Bahar Yürükoğlu's solo exhibition "Flow Through" features a comprehensive compilation of the artist's production to date. The book brings together Duygu Demir's curatorial introduction, her dialogue with the artist, a new commissioned essay by architect Nevzat Sayın, a text and a poem by Scottish poet A.B. Jackson on the Arctic, as well as excerpts from relevant articles by contemporary theoreticians Michael Taussig and Giuliana Bruno, providing the reader an opportunity to explore Yürükoğlu's practice in closer detail.
When the Heart Goes Bing Bam Boom
Šejla Kamerić
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Assistant Editor: İpek Tabur
Design: Esen Karol

160 pages
Turkish/English, colour
ISBN: 978-975-6959-96-1
The book that accompanies Šejla Kamerić's solo exhibition "When the Heart Goes Bing Bam Boom" at Arter presents the artist's production between years 2000-2015 in its entirety. The book revolves around an extensive interview with the artist conducted by the exhibition's curator Başak Doğa Temür. The interview and illustrated works are accompanied by short commentaries on Kamerić's practice selected from various texts on the artist's works.
Spaceliner
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Assistant Editor: İpek Tabur
Design: Esen Karol

180 pages
Turkish/English, colour
ISBN: 978-975-6959-94-7
The exhibition book published on the occasion of "Spaceliner", a group exhibition comprised of 17 artists, endeavours to illustrate working methods and approaches of contemporary drawing production. The exhibition book offers a selection of the artists' newly produced works for "Spaceliner" and their previous works.

The book features besides Barbara Heinrich's curatorial overview of the works and practices of the artists, two newly commissioned essays by art historian Michael Glasmeier from Germany and İlkay Baliç from Turkey.

timemaker
Ali Kazma
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

192 pages Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-975-6959-93-0
The book that accompanies Ali Kazma's solo exhibition "timemaker" at Arter endeavours, in tandem with the exhibition, to offer a comprehensive account of Ali Kazma's artistic production up to date. In the "timemaker" exhibition book, the fragments selected from previously published texts focusing on the artist's works and practice are brought together with quotes from interviews specifically conducted for this book, video stills and installation views. The book thus features pieces selected from the writings of Selen Ansen, Paul Ardenne, Emre Baykal, Maurizio Bortolotti, Alain Dreyfus, Régis Durand, Cevdet Erek, Suna Ertuğrul, Mo Gourmelon, Alberto Manguel, HG Masters, Barbara Polla and Adnan Yıldız. Opening with Emre Baykal's introductory text "Tracing Time", the book also includes Ali Kazma's own words providing insights into his artistic production.
The Roving Eye:
Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia
Editors: Iola Lenzi, İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

216 pages Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-975-6959-90-9
The catalogue of the exhibition entitled "The Roving Eye" features, besides Iola Lenzi's comprehensive curatorial overview, three fresh essays by Philippines art historian and professor Flaudette May Datuin, freelance writer and visual artist Leigh Toop (who focuses on contemporary Thai installation art) and Indonesia-based Malaysian columnist and author Karim Raslan.

Comprising installation and process photos from the works in the exhibition, the catalogue of "The Roving Eye" is printed with multiple covers, all of 8 with unique cover art.
Through the Looking Glass
Füsun Onur
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

224 pages Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-975-6959-83-1
The book published on the occasion of Füsun Onur's exhibition "Through the Looking Glass" features photos of all works in the exhibition as well as pages from the artist's sketchbooks, notebooks and albums, which document her entire production since the 1970s.

In the new text he wrote for the book, the exhibition's curator Emre Baykal offers the reader a journey into Füsun Onur's world, strolling through her family house in Kuzguncuk, her studio downstairs, the works in the exhibition and the exhibition itself.
The Sleep of Reason
Marc Quinn
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

144 pages Turkish/English, full colour
ISBN 978-975-6959-80-0
A comprehensive catalogue has been published to accompany Marc Quinn's solo exhibition "The Sleep of Reason" at ARTER. The publication features three newly commissioned texts along with photos of the works in the exhibition.

The essay by art theoretician Selen Ansen, the exhibition's curator, is titled "On the Edge" and provides a conceptual framework to the exhibition. The interview Tim Marlow conducted with Quinn focuses on the artist's most recent works and the new works he has produced to be shown for the first time at ARTER. Emre Ayvaz wrote an essay where he discusses "Self", the self-portrait busts Quinn has been producing since 1991 using his own frozen blood.
Interpretation of Cage / Ryoanji
Sarkis
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

64 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
978-975-6959-75-6

CD: Calling Ryoanji, musical interpretation
Work (96 watercolours): Partition de flûte Ryoanji / Cage selon Sarkis
The book published on the occasion of Sarkis' exhibition entitled "Interpretation of Cage / Ryoanji" comprises three sections. The first section features new texts commissioned exclusively for this publication along with photos from Sarkis' works that are mentioned in the essays. Opening with Melih Fereli's comprehensive curatorial introduction that offers an intense journey into the musical and intellectual references of Sarkis' works in the exhibition, this section includes texts by art historian Gabriele Knapstein ("Fleeting Images and Fleeing Sounds: Music in the Work of Sarkis"), editor and translator Mine Haydaroğlu ("Conveyed Through Sound and Images: The Element of Chance in Art and in the Work of Sarkis"), and philosopher Elie During ("Blocks of Silence, Stretches of Time: Sarkis' Ryoanji").

The second section brings together the 96 watercolours that form Sarkis' work entitled "Partition de flûte Ryoanji / Cage selon Sarkis" while the third consists of a CD that includes a pre-recorded musical interpretation of Sarkis' work by Kudsi Erguner (ney) and Jean-François Lagrost (shakuhachi).
Yet Another Story About the Fall
Fatma Bucak
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

132 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
978-975-6959-77-0
The book published to accompany Fatma Bucak's first solo exhibition in Turkey, "Yet Another Story About the Fall" brings together the artist's photography and video works along with some of her early sketches.

Opening with a conversation between the artist and Başak Doğa Temür, the exhibition's curator, the book comprises three new essays by Fulvio Bortolozzo, Rumeysa Kiger and Alexander Garcia Düttmann. Photographer, teacher and curator Bortolozzo provides an introduction to Bucak's practice while Rumeysa Kiger proposes a reading of Bucak's works through creation myths in her text titled "Bucak's Women: Eves Created Before Adam, and Female Jesuses". The book closes with an essay by philosopher Alexander Garcia Düttmann, titled "A Feminist Manifesto".
The Stones Talk
Aslı Çavuşoğlu
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

216 pages
Turkish/English
978-975-6959-76-3

The publication that accompanies Aslı Çavuşoğlu's exhibition "The Stones Talk" features drawings of the 71 study pieces reconstructed by the artist, 3D sketch renderings of the objects in the exhibition and photos of selected objects.

The book includes new essays commissioned exclusively for this publication. Özge Ersoy's curatorial essay is followed by sociologist Aslı Gür's text titled "The Fragment That Resists the Story" and based on her research at the Museum of Anatolian Civilisations in Ankara. Revolving around symptoms and dreams as "foreign languages that speak with us", the essay by psychologist and editor Gülin Ekinci proposes a reading of "The Stones Talk" through Freud's work, while curator and writer Adam Kleinman focuses on the role of imagination in our relationship with objects.
Afterimage
Mat Collishaw
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

160 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
978-975-6959-68-8
The "Afterimage" exhibition book features new essays commissioned exclusively for this publication.

The book opens with curator Başak Doğa Temür's introductory text and continues with "Mat Collishaw in Istanbul", an essay by the Istanbul-based artist, lecturer and translator Nazım H. R. Dikbaş. Dikbaş's essay offers a comprehensive reading of Collishaw's works in the exhibition with reference to art and politics in Turkey. The art critic on The Guardian newspaper, Jonathan Jones also contributed to the book with a new text where he invites the reader onto journey in Collishaw's world.

The exhibition book includes images and stills from all the works in the exhibition "Afterimage".
Don't Forget to Remember
Volkan Aslan
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

128 pages
Turkish/English, full colour
978-975-6959-67-1
The book that accompanies Volkan Aslan's exhibition "Don't Forget to Remember" is situated within a personal calendar that begins on New Year's Day 2013 and ends on 3 April, the artist's birthday. The book brings together the photographs Volkan Aslan took almost every day during this period in order to remember a specific day, his diary entries and documents from the research process of the project with quotes from a conversation on 'the days of the week' made during the production process of the book.
Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment 2/2
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

128 pages, full colour
Turkish/English
978-975-6959-65-7
Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment 2/2 provides a visual documentation of the exhibition through installation photos, comprehensive details and video stills of each work in the exhibition. Resembling a photo album, the book is organised in line with the viewer's experience: it begins with the works on the ground floor and follows the viewer's probable route in the space both through installation views and floor plans. The book also includes a number of photos from the exhibition's opening, by Cem Turgay.

The publications of Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment are designed as a two-book set, both of which can be purchased from Arter. Viewers who have already bought the first book may acquire the second book free of charge from Arter.
Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment 1/2
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

264 pages
Turkish/English
978-975-6959-64-0
The first book published to accompany "Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment" at Arter focuses on the processes and environments related to the production of the works in the exhibition. Entitled Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment 1, the book includes, along with Emre Baykal's conceptual framework text, new commissioned essays on each artist and their work(s) in the exhibition.

Contributing authors: Murat Alat, İlkay Baliç, Tanıl Bora, İbrahim Cansızoğlu, Duygu Demir, Övül Durmuşoğlu, Özge Ersoy, Lara Fresko, Melek Özman, Başak Doğa Temür, Merve Ünsal, Adnan Yıldız
The Move
Adel Abidin, Rosa Barba, Runa Islam
Editors: İlkay Baliç, Başak Şenova
Design: Esen Karol

176 pages
Turkish/English
978-975-6959-60-2
The publication that accompanies "The Move" exhibition at ARTER features Başak Şenova's conceptual framework text along with essays by Mia Jankowicz, Kerstin Stakemeier and Didem Yazici. The book also includes dialogues between the curator and each artist, Adel Abidin, Rosa Barba and Runa Islam as well as stills from and photos of the works in the exhibition.
The Wound
Berlinde De Bruyckere
Managing Editor:
İlkay Baliç
Image Editors:
Berlinde De Bruyckere, Mirjam Devriendt
Text Editors:
Emre Ayvaz, İlkay Baliç

Design: Esen Karol

160 pages
Turkish/English
978-975-6959-58-9
Ansen's introduction and theoretical framework, art historian and professor (Leuven University, Belgium) Barbara Baert's essay, Vincent Dunoyer's text and an essay by Murat Alat, who has been writing his MA thesis on Berlinde De Bruyckere's work at Istanbul Bilgi University Cultural Studies Graduate Programme. The catalogue's editorial structure has been designed together with Berlinde De Bruyckere and photographer Mirjam Devriendt to incorporate the artist's research process and includes her sources of inspiration along with photos from the production process of the new works. In this respect, the catalogue features Nadar's hermaphrodite photos ca. 1861, photos from an album of medical photography dating back to the 1890s and visual documentation of the production processes of "Actaeon, 2011–2012" and "-009-, 2011–2012".
The Silent Shape of Things
Sophia Pompéry
Editor: Ilkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

96 pages
Turkish/English
978-975-6959-59-6
The publication of Sophia Pompéry's solo exhibition entitled "The Silent Shape of Things" features Ece Pazarbaşı's text on Pompéry's artistic practice along with video stills and installation photos from the artist's video works and objects.
Stage
Nevin Aladağ
Editor: Ilkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

96 pages
Turkish/English
978-975-6959-57-2
The book Stage includes, along wih curator Başak Doğa Temür's framework text, a newly commissioned text by art historian Gudrun Ankele, in which the writer explores Nevin Aladağ's "Stage" through art historical references.

The book also features installation photos from the exhibition at Arter and photos of the series "Rehersal" Aladağ realised prior to the production of "Stage.
You Are Still Here
Mona Hatoum
Editor: Ilkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

160 pages
Turkish/English
978-975-6959-56-5
The publication that accompanies Mona Hatoum's solo exhibition "You Are Still Here" at Arter comprises Emre Baykal's curatorial text together with essays by the late Palestinian scholar Edward W. Said and Berlin-based writer Kirsty Bell. Edward W. Said's essay was originally published in the catalogue of Hatoum's exhibition "The Entire World as a Foreign Land" at Tate Gallery, London (2000). Entitled A Mapping of Mona Hatoum, Kirsty Bell's text  was originally published in the exhibition catalogue of "Unhomely" at Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin.

The publication of You Are Still Here also includes installation shots from the exhibition at Arter, together with photographs of other works mentioned in the texts.
Freedom to the Black
Erdem Helvacıoğlu
Book:
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol
72 pages, Turkish/English
ISBN: 978-975-6959-53-4
CD: Stereo version of "Freedom to the Black"
10:29
The book that accompanies the exhibition "Freedom to the Black" includes Melih Fereli's introductory conceptual framework along with an interview Fereli conducted with Erdem Helvacıoğlu and a new essay by music critic Tobias Fischer on Helvacıoğlu's practice, as well as photos from the working process.

The book also presents a CD that includes the stereo version of "Freedom to the Black".
Kutluğ Ataman
Mesopotamian Dramaturgies
Book:
Editor: ilkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol
80 pages, Turkish/English
ISBN:
978-975-6959-51-0

Film:
Directed by Metin Çavuş
222'
Turkish/English
The book that has been published for Kutluğ Ataman's Mesopotamian Dramaturgies at ARTER includes an introduction by Emre Baykal, a text on Mesopotamian Dramaturgies by independent curator Cristiana Perrella and images from the works that constitute the series.

A supplementary DVD is also presented along with the book. Directed by Metin Çavuş, the 222 minutes long film follows Ataman's artistic production spanning 15 years through fragments from his works and commentaries by curators and art critics, as well as by the artist himself.
5 Person Bufet
Deniz Gül
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

96 pages
Turkish/English
ISBN
978-975-6959-50-3
"5 Person Bufet" exhibition book includes a text by the exhibition's curator Emre Baykal and a conversation between the poet and writer Bejan Matur and Deniz Gül. The book also offers installation photos from the actual work taken by Cemal Emden.
Patricia Piccinini
Hold Me Close to Your Heart
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

120 pages
Turkish/English
ISBN
978-975-6959-49-7
The book that accompanies the viewers' first encounter with Piccinini's works in Istanbul, comprises of essays by the exhibition's curator Başak Doğa Temür, Donna Haraway, Peter Hennessey and Linda Michael, and an interview with the artist held by Laura Fernandez Orgaz.

Each essay sheds light on Piccinini's practice encompassing diverse formal and conceptual layers from various perspectives to constitute a comprehensive guide for the viewer strolling through Piccinini's seemingly unusual yet familiar world.
Tactics of Invisibility Exhibition Catalogue
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

150 pp.
Turkish/English
ISBN
978-975-6959-47-3
"Tactics of Invisibility" exhibition catalogue follows the exhibitions three stops: Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (Vienna), TANAS (Berlin) and ARTER. The catalogue features installation photos from works exhibited in all three editions of the exhibition, accompanied by quotations from texts on the works.

Authors: Murat Akagündüz, Gudrun Ankele, Nico Anklam, Emre Baykal, Ayşegül Baykan, Margrit Brehm, Dieter Buchhart, Levent Çalıkoğlu, Barbara Heinrich, Nataša Ilić, November Paynter, Nermin Saybaşılı, Necmi Sönmez, Başak Şenova, xurban_collective, Daniela Zyman
Second Exhibition Book 2/2
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

400 pages
Turkish/English
ISBN
978-975-6959-44-2
Second Exhibition Book 2/2 includes interviews conducted with the artists on the conception and production processes of their works in the exhibition and on institutional critique along with elaborated installation photos.

Photographs: Hadiye Cangökçe
Contributing authors: Murat Alat, İlkay Baliç, Nazlı Gürlek, Öykü Özsoy, Başak Şenova, Pelin Tan, Başak Doğa Temür, Burcu Yağız Yançatarol, Fatoş Üstek
Translations: Yosun Akverdi, Liz Amado, İdil Aydoğan, Ziya Dikbaş, Adrian Higgs, Amy Spangler, Adnan Tonguç
Second Exhibition Book 1/2
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

176 pages
Turkish/English
ISBN
978-975-6959-41-1
Second Exhibition Book 1/2 is the first of the two publications to be printed within the scope of the "Second Exhibition". The book includes Emre Baykal's comprehensive conceptual framework text along with images and illustrations representing the works' production processes. In line with the references made by Emre Baykal to the artists' previous works while commenting on their works in the exhibition,, the book includes images from the artists' previous works mentioned in the curator's text as well.

ARTER publications are available, besides ARTER,, at YKY bookstore and online at YKY's web site.
Starter Exhibition Catalogue
Editor: İlkay Baliç
Design: Esen Karol

268 pages
Turkish / English
ISBN
978-975-6959-36-7
ARTER, the new "space for art" initiated by the Vehbi Koç Foundation (VKF), opens with the exhibition "Starter" (8/5–31/10/2010). The catalogue accompanying "Starter" comprises 160 works by 87 artists. The exhibition offers an art historical perspective from the 1960s to the present, along with recent artistic practices in Turkey and abroad.

Starter's exhibition catalogue includes forewords by Ömer M. Koç and René Block, alongside texts on the artists and exhibited works, written by 19 different authors.

The catalogue and visual identity of the exhibition were designed by Esen Karol, who was also responsible for ARTER's corporate ID. Karol has taken the show's title "Starter" literally by having the renowned American calligrapher Tony Di Spigna create letterforms reminiscent of a luxurious menu at a three-star restaurant.

Authors
Tankut Raşit Aykut, İlkay Baliç, René Block, Julia Boeck, Caroline Dabel, Birgit Eusterschulte, Ulrike Gerhardt, Katharina Groth, Isabella Hammer, Barbara Heinrich, Kerstin Kemner, Tomoko Mamine, Friedrich Meschede, Serdar Öcal, Simone Schweers, Rita Somosi, Dr. Necmi Sönmez, Azra Tüzünoğlu, WHW