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Evren Tekinoktay

Born in 1972, Copenhagen, Denmark

Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark

Overview

In an effort to pull apart the currency of the female form in contemporary society, Danish artist Evren Tekinoktay builds mixed media collages. Layering found imagery with abstracted forms and visual tropes from advertising, Tekinoktay lays bare the constructs of desire and its deliberate manufacturing by the media. Building on the legacy of collage artists such as Hannah Höch, Eileen Agar, Dora Maar and Nancy Spero, the works are comical and striking, yet a knowing feminist undertone runs throu...Read more