OZAN AYDOGAN IN THE LIMELIGHT

Curated by Deepti Rao

How do you describe an overwhelming emotion like loneliness? Is loneliness a grappling affliction or an invitation to look inward and grow?

Spoken-word artist Ozan Aydogan brings words and music together to seek answers while reflecting on his own turbulent experiences with loneliness. His first binaural album, Prachtige Wezens (Magnificent Beings) has been spatially interpreted into a physical installation in collaboration with designers Vincent de Boer and Hans Schuttenbeld. 

In the first episode of our LIMELIGHT series, we're taking you along on a meandering walk through the installation, along with Ozan. We talk about his influences, intimacy and his take on dealing with loneliness.

THE LIMELIGHT SERIES
In the LIMELIGHT series, THECULTUREAGENDA shines a light on upcoming and fresh talents. Filmed in a single shot, we literally move through the artists work. With rapid-fire questions, we discover the weird and wonderful ways that creative minds work, and how they shape the world around us. 

 

LISTEN TO THE ALBUM 'PRACHTIGE WEZENS' (MAGNIFICENT BEINGS) BY OZAN AYDOGAN

PS. The album itself is Dutch spoken but we encourage you to give it a listen if you’re not a speaker, emotions aren’t confined to language!  

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