Primeval Relationship I (1, 2, 3, and 4)

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Primeval Relationship I (1, 2, 3, and 4), 2014

 Something There Was That Must Have Loved a Wall, Pi Artworks Gallery, Istanbul, 2016

Primeval Relationship, The Ruskin, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2014

Installation

Wool and cotton

70cm x 1cm x 450cm

Clothing and architecture are interconnected and engaged in a primeval relationship in which the original principle of clothing has influenced architecture.                                                                                                                                                                                                  Gottfried Semper

In Primeval Relationshipthe artist covers the walls and floor of the gallery with four hand-woven carpets and with their elongated fringes. This references 19th-century theories on the origins of architecture and the importance of textiles and woven carpets in the production of space.