Sibel Horada

Artist, Turkey

Sibel Horada is an artist from Istanbul, Turkey. Upon completing her BA in Brown University in the United States, she received her MA from Yıldız Technical University in Istanbul and continued to live in this city. Her works have been shown in many institutions in Turkey and Europe, including the MAK Museum in Vienna, Depo Istanbul, Ludwigsburg Kunstverein, Hannover Kunstverein, and Matadero Madrid. Her work focuses on collective and personal histories with an interest in urban, archaeological, and ecological cultures. She investigates the memories of erasure with stories that weave together strange, coincidental details. Using text and forms, she materializes her encounters in poetic sculptures and installations.

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During her residency at Camargo Foundation, Sibel Horada wished to work on a video journal that addressed her desire to circulate salt water from the Mediterranean in her workspace, which she imagined sharing with sea urchins.

The evolving journal was to be published on

Sibel Horada was in residence at Camargo from February 25 to April 21, 2020, as part of the Be Mobile-Create Together! program.

Be Mobile-Create Together! is led by the French Institute in Turkey, the Embassy of the Netherlands in Ankara, the Goethe-Institut and the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), and is co-funded by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey.