belit sağ is a Turkish video artist based in Amsterdam. She studied Mathematics in Ankara, before moving to the Netherlands and enrolling in the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. She finished her artist residency at the Rijksakademie in 2015. The overarching themes in belit sağ’s recent works are ‘violence of images’ and ‘images of violence’. Her works revolve around the politics of media images, representation and visibility. sağ's videos address larger political issues in a personal way, making them accessible to a broad public, while playing with their proximity to daily life.
In this presentation, belit will discuss recent images of conflict, propaganda and war, as well as our relationship to those images, with a focus on her four recent videos.

Mon 30 Jan, 12:00, KINO 3, free admission