basak senova

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(1995 to present)

Section in Book / Catalogue


Forthcoming. Senova, Basak. 2008. “The Log”. Light, Illumination and Electricity. Ed. Deniz Ünsal. santalistanbul. Istanbul Bilgi University Publications. 2008.

Forthcoming. Senova, Basak. 2008. “Congestion in the Data Flow” and “Unrecorded”. Unrecorded. Ed. Basak Senova. Akbank Art and Culture Center. 2008.

Sualp, Zeynep Tül Akbal and Basak Senova. 2007. “Violence: Muted Women in Scenes of Glorified Lumpen Men: A conversation between Zeynep Tül Akbal Sualp and Basak Senova”. Worlds of Feminism, Queer and Networking Conditions. Ed. by Marina Grzinic and Rosa Reitsamer Löcker. p. 91-96 ISBN: 3-85409-472-8

Senova, Basak. “Digital-Minded Attempt: Detecting Digital Culture in Turkey / Dijital Girisim: Türkiye'de Gelisen Dijital Kültürün Farkina Varmak”. User's Manual: Contemporary Art in Turkey 1986-2006 / Kullanma Kilavuzu: Türkiye'de Güncel Sanat. Ed. Halil Altindere ve Süreyya Evren. p.124-129. ISBN 978-3-86588-423-7

Senova, Basak. 2006. “Uncovering Macedonia in the Atlas of Inspiration” press to exit space book one Ed. Calovski Yane and Ivanovska Hristina. Veenman Publishers / Gijs Stork, Rotterdam p.23-29. ISBN 90-86900364 EAN 9789086900367

Erkal, Emre, Erhan Muratoglu, and Basak Senova. 2006. “Sonic Prescription For Instant DIY Network” International: Oklahoma City: DIY, ed. by de los Santos, J. Untitled [Artspace], Oklahoma Visual arts Coalition, University of Central Oklahoma - College of Art, Media & Design p.18-19.

Kosova Erden, Basak Senova. 2006. “Istanbul, Daydreaming in Quarantine” Balkan Konsulat. Revolver Archiv für aktuelle Kunst p.60-77 ISBN 3-86588-230-7

Senova, Basak. 2005. “Anmerkungen zum Klang: Einige kurze Notizen, Aufzeichmungen und Zitate zu Istanbuls Langwelt. Auszügeaus Forshungsprojekten der Gruppe NOMAD / sonic Notes: A set of short notes, records and quotations for Istanbul’s sonic scene, extracted from NOMAD research projects” Urbane Realitaten: Fokus Istanbul. Martin Gropius-Bau Berlin - Küstlerhaus Bethanian GmbH, Berlin, 114-125. ISBN 3-932754-57-3

Erkal, Emre, Erhan Muratoglu, and Basak Senova. 2005. “Çagdas Sanatta Teknolojik Dil”. Çagdas Sanat Konusmalari. Yapi Kredi Yayinlari p.10-43 ISBN 975-08-1024-4

Senova, Basak. 2005. “The Balkan Reunion/Pub(lic)”. In the Cities of Balkans, 2nd Part of the “Balkans Trilogy” project, Kunsthalle Fredericianum, Kulturstiftung des Bundes, Germany. ICA – Sofia. ISSN 0861-1718

Senova, Basak. 2004. “NOMAD| Notes from the Quarantine”, Kunst und Urbane Visionen einer Metapolis: Call me Istanbul ist mein Name ed. by Roger Conover, Eda Cufer, Peter Weibel. ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, 112-113. ISBN 3-8030-0700-3

Senova, Basak. 2004. “Die Geschichte von Istatistiklal: Ertug Ucar, Simge Goksoy, und Erhan Muratoglu | Istatistiklal”, Kunst und urbane Visionen einer Metapolis: Call me Istanbul ist mein Name ed. by Roger Conover, Eda Cufer, Peter Weibel. ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, 136-137. ISBN 3-8030-0700-3

Danon, Eyal, Basak Senova. 2004. “Proje Üzerine Notlar/ Notes on the Projects”. 23. Uluslararasi Günümüz Sanatçilari Diyarbakir Sergisi / The 23rd International Contemporary Artists Diyarbakir Exhibition, Diyarbakir Art Center. p.3-9

Senova, B., “Letter from Istanbul” Printed Project, Letters From Five Continents. ed. by Saskia Bos, Sculptors’ Society of Ireland, Dublin. 10-13, (2004) ISSN 1649 4075

Danon, Eyal, Anton Lederer, and Basak Senova. 2004. “Juri/Küratörlerden Parçalari Biraraya Getiren Bir Metin/ A Defragmented Text by the Jury/Curators”. 23. Uluslararasi Günümüz Sanatçilari Istanbul Sergisi / The 23rd International Contemporary Artists Istanbul Exhibition. The Akbank Center for Culture and the Art. p.10-15.

Senova, Basak. 2002. “Disintegration”, “I. A Script On Detail”, “II. Hacking The Dream”, “III. Loops of Time Sequences with Coincidence Jumps”, Haunted by Detail, Stichting De Appel. Preface and 38-40, 2003 ISBN 0 73501 60 1

Senova, Basak. 2002. “My mother Likes Fluxus, because Fluxus is Anti-Art, 1998. / My mother Likes Pop Art, because Pop Art is Colorful, 1998.” –on Halil Altindere. In Search of Balkania. In Search of Balkania: Users’ Manual, eds. Roger Conover, Eda Cufer, Peter Weibel. p.18-19. Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneeum, Graz.

Senova, Basak. 2002. “A simple photograph: On I love you (1999), Halil Altindere / Basit bir fotograf: Seni Seviyorum (1999), Halil Altindere” Istanbul Pedestrian Exhibitions I, Istanbul, Personal Geographies, Global Maps ed. Liz Amado. p.97

Senova, Basak. 2002. “Fusing into the Translucent Layers: On the Biennial and the Venues / Sirça Katmanlar Arasina Süzülmek: Bienal ve Sergi Mekanlari Üzerine”. Biennial 7+ Egofugal/Egokac, 7th International Istanbul Biennial Catalogue. Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Istanbul. p.18-23. ISBN 975 - 7383 - 22 – 7

Senova, Basak. 2001. “Falling Upon a Parallel Life / Ensopegant amb una vida paral-lela / Trapezando con una vida paralela” Centre D'art Santa Monica, Barcelona. Trans Sexual Express Barcelona 2001: A Classic for the Third Millennium. Ed. Rosa Martinez. p.176-177, 148, 149.

Senova, Basak. 2001. “On the artist and 'the works' –on Ebru Özseçen”, “Obscure reminiscences of the Mind” and ”Embeded Phases”. De Appel, Amsterdam. Unlimited.Nl #4. Ed. Edna van Duyn. p.80, 84-85, 86. ISBN 90 73501547

Senova, Basak. 2001. “Treasure Hunt/Hazine Avi”. Karsi Sanat Calismalari, Istanbul. Regrets, Reveries and Changing Skies. Ed. Fulya Erdemci. Chapter 3, p. 65-68 ISBN 975-93621-6-3

Senova, Basak. 2001. “Clashing with Liquid Crystal Memories / Likit Kristal Anilarla Çarpismak –Ebru Özseçen”. Borusan Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul. Metropolis Now. Ed. Elga Wimmer. p. 14-15

Senova, Basak. 2000. “Facing with with Liquid Crystal Memories / Begegnung mit Erinnerungen aus Flüssigkristall” –on Ebru Özseçen’s work “The Red Architecture Venetian Boy’s Dream Ornaments, 1997-2000”. Museum Fridericianum Kassel. Das Lied Von Der Erde. Ed. Rene Block. p. 104 ISBN 3-927015-23-7

Senova, Basak. 2000. “Excerpts from Delicate Taste of Being Conquered”. Belltable Art Center and Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick. EV+2000 Friends and Neighbours: Exhibition of Visual Art. p.176 ISBN 0946846 40

Senova, Basak. 2000. “Delicate Taste of Being Conquered”. Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen. Spring Time-New Art from Istanbul. p.43. ISBN 87-88860-66-3

Senova, Basak. 2000. “La passion mécanique de l’or digital / Dijital Altinin Mekanik Ihtirasi” (The Mechanical Passion of the Digital Gold). Centre d’Art Contemporian, Geneva and Atatürk Cultural Centre, Istanbul. Önermeler/Arguments. ISBN 975-7363-17-0

Senova, Basak. 2000. “Monologue: Cases of Sexual Intercourse...” –on Ebru Özseçen’s video film “Ambiguity Zones, 2000”. Zehn Künstlerinnen aus dem außereuropaishen Raum Historishes Museum, Kestner Museum, Hannover, Salon Verlag. strange<>home. ISBN 3-89770-105-7

Senova, Basak. 2000. “Curator’s statement/Küratör’ün sergi tanimi”, “Invitation to the Game/Oyuna Davet”, “Notes on the Process /Süreç üzerine Notlar”. Zemin mekan_yuzey_katman / Ground: space_surface_layer. ED. Basak Senova. BIR, Istanbul.

Senova, Basak. 1996. “Etnik Gölgelerin Sehre Düsen Dokusu”. Adana'nin Kentsel Gelisme Sorunlari ve Koruma Amaçli Planlama, Tasarim, Uygulama Hedefleri. Çukurova Üniversitesi Yayinlari, Vol.1, p.89-90



Book Review

Senova, Basak. 1997. Book Review of Still Life in Real Time by Richard Dienst, Ed. Stanley Fish and Fredric Jameson, Durham, 1994. Toplum ve Bilim. No.: 74, p. 210-212. (sociological abstracts index).

Senova, Basak. 1995. Book Review of Promotional Culture by Alfred Wernick, London: Sage, 1991. Toplum ve Bilim. Media Special Edition. 67, p. 243-245 (sociological abstracts index).



Thesis

1999 Ph.D Thesis: “Dimensions of Televisual Ontology: The Alchemy of Time in Television”, unpublished. Institute of Economics and Social Sciences and Institute of Fine Arts of Bilkent University.

1995 Master's Thesis: “A Vanguard of Postmodern Condition: Verbal and Visual Rhetoric in Contemporary Advertising”, unpublished. Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Graphic Design of Bilkent University.



Article and Interview (published in Magazines)

Senova, Basak. 2006 “Producing Content, Establishing Culture and Visibility through the Operational Logic of NOMAD” and “Rejection Episodes”. Vector: Art And Culture In Context (Documenta 12 magazines) 03/06, p. 38-39, 40-42. ISSN: 1842-8657

Campbell, K and Senova Basak. 2006. “HTMlles EXPORT 2 [06] Belgrad | Sofia | Istanbul””. Vector: Art And Culture In Context (Documenta 12 magazines) 03/06, p. 252-253. ISSN: 1842-8657

Senova, Basak. 2006. “On Trespassing: Interview with Eyal Danon”. Bidoun, Arts and Culture from the Middle East. New York, Fall, Issue 01, Vol. 01, p. 89-91. ISSN 15514048

Senova, Basak. 2006. “Banu Cennetoglu. Fernüberwachung des Ungewissen / Remotely Spying on Uncertainty”. Camera Austria, International. No. 94, p.49-56. ISBN 3-900508-62-3 ISSN 1015-1915

Senova, Basak. 2006. “Een ander geluid”. Metropolis M. Tweenaandelijks tijdschrift over hedendaagse kunst. No. 4, p.19-20. ISSN 0168-9053

Senova, Basak. 2006. “Seri Vak’alar” (Serial Cases). Sanat Dünyamiz. Yapi Kredi Yayinlari. No. 97, p.212-217. ISSN 1300-2740-97

Senova, Basak. 2005. “Osman Bozkurt. Abstossungsreaktionen und Erinnerungsfetzen / Rejection Episodes And Fragments Of Memory”. Camera Austria, International. No. 92, p.31-38. ISBN 3-900508-59-3 ISSN 1015-1915

Senova, Basak. 2005. “Hatice Güleryüz. 4 imge”. Sanat Dünyamiz. Yapi Kredi Yayinlari. No. 95, p.120-123. ISSN 1300-2740-95

Muratoglu, Erhan and Basak Senova. 2004. “Yeniden Kurulan Gerçeklik, Yanilsama ve Yalan - Sabreen Stüdyo: “Arshawat” ve “Çocugun Sahitligi” Üzerine” (The Re-created Reality, the Illusion and the Lie - On Sabreen Studio: “Arshawat”, and “Child Testimony”), Bant Dergisi. No. 4, p.26-27 ISSN 1305-0672

Senova, Basak. 2004. “Istatistiklal Hikayesi”. XXI Mimarlik Tasarim ve Kent Dergisi. No. 26, p.44. ISSN 1303-9598

Senova, Basak. 2003. “8th International Istanbul Biennial: Poetic Justice. When Poetry and Justice are Processed as Subjects of a Set of Experiments”. Camera Austria, International. No.84, p.113-114 ISBN 3-900508-48-8 ISSN 1015-1915

Senova, Basak. 2003. “8th International Istanbul Biennial Dossier: Knut Asdam, Xurban.net, Marjetica Potrc, Natasa Petresin, Ergin Cavusoglu”. XXI Mimarlik Tasarim ve Kent Dergisi. No 16 p.62-77. ISSN 1303-9598

Senova, Basak. 2003.
“Of artist initiatives, artist-run-spaces & other non-for-profit organizations: NOMAD”.
”Power Dive: Interview with Knut Asdam”
“Glassights, The Apartment Project, Istanbul”
The HTV 50, p.23, 24, 25.

Senova, Basak. 2003. “Revolutions On Request”. Trendsetter Magazine. issue 5, vol. 2, p.68-71.

Senova, Basak. 2003.
“8th International Istanbul Biennial”
“Annika Larsson”
“Kim Boem”
“Atilla Csorgo”
“An Interview with Cevdet Erek and Emre Erkal”
Picus: Kültür Sanat ve Edebiyat Dergisi. No. 2, p.100-103

Senova, Basak. 2003. “2/5 BZ”. Trendsetter Magazine. issue 4, vol 2, p.80-81. Senova, Basak. 2003.
“The absolute mode of guiding processes: Manifesta 4 and Documenta 11”
“Yönlenme/yönlendirilme süreçleri: Manifesta 4 ve Documenta 11”
“Hazed by the Steam Punk Drive: Paul Devens”
“Steam Punk ile Puslanmak: Paul Devens”
“But, is it an exhibition? A short interview with Suzanne van de Ven, curator of Cargo Series / Ama bu bir sergi mi? Kargo Serisinin küratörü Suzanne van de Ven ile kisa bir söylesi”
“Fluxus”
“Notes On Fluxus / Fluxus Üzerine Notlar”
“40 years: Fluxus And The Consequences, 2002, Wiesbaden / 40 yil: Fluxus ve Sonuçlari 2002, Wiesbaden”
“An Interview With René Block on 40 years: Fluxus And The Consequences / 40 Yil: Fluxus Ve Sonuçlari Üzerine René Block ile Söylesi “
Art-Ist 6: Contemporary Art Magazine, Istanbul.

Muratoglu, Erhan and Basak Senova. 2002. “Texts, Dialogues, Notes and Footnotes Stalking the 7th International Istanbul Biennial / 7. Uluslararasi Istanbul Bienalinin Ardindan Yol Alan Metinler, Diyaloglar, Notlar ve Dipnotlar”:
“New Age Myth And The Theme Of Mutual Existence: Matti Suuronen, David Noonan Simon Trevaks and Motohiko Odani / Gelecek Miti ve Birlikte VarolusTemasi: Matti Suuronen, David Noonan, Simon Trevaks, and Motohiko Odani”
“Suspense/Thriller/Pornography: Mutant Beauty: Chris Cunningham / Gerilim/Korku/Pornografi: Mutant Güzellik: Chris Cunningham”
“Ann Lee’s Dream Life: Shells And Ghosts: Phillipe Parreno, Pierre Huyghe, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster / Ann Lee’nin DüsYafiami: Kabuklar Ve Hayaletler: Phillipe Parreno, Pierre Huyghe, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster”
“The Alchemy Of Sleep : Ma Liuming / Uyku’nun Simyasi: Ma Liuming”
“Leaving The Body: A Short Interview With Ma Liuming On His Performances Birakmak / Ma Liuming’le Performanslari Üzerine Kisa bir Söylesi”
“Perception Borrowed: Jan Fabre / Ödünç Algi: Jan Fabre”
“Short Notes Fusing Into The Footnotes / Dipnotlara Karisan Kisa Notlar:
Maja Bajevic, Francis Alÿs, Rachel Berwick, Rihtim, Fuat sahinler, Murat Sahinler, Ahmet Soysal, Kim Young Jin, Joyce Hinterberg, Carsten Nicolai”
Art-Ist 5: Contemporary Art Magazine. p.132-145

Senova, Basak. 2002. “Ron Mueck” and “Jemima Stehli”. Art-Ist 5: Contemporary Art Magazine. p.88-95, 110-112

Senova, Basak. 2001. “A Clandestine Door: 7th International Istanbul Biennial, 2001 / Una Porta Clandestina: VII Biennal Internacional d’Istanbul / Una Puerto Clandestina: Istanbul Biennial, 2001”. Barcelona Art Report 4, Experiencies, p.24-26, 51-53, 73-74

Senova, Basak. 2001. “Mekan Algisi, Oyun Kurgusu ve Sunny Lin/ The perception of Space, Construction of the Play and Sunny Lin” “Sonsbeek 9: LocusFocus, Arnheim and Translucent Lucidity: Ebru Özseçen” “7. Uluslararasi Istanbul Bienali: Gelecek Olusum icin Egodan Kacis /7th International Istanbul Biennial: Fugue from Ego for the Next Emergence” Domus, m Magazine of Architecture, Design, Art and Communication. no.13, p.:32-34, 35-36 , 154-157.

Senova, Basak. 2001. “Yadsimanin Saçmaligi Üzerine/ The Pointless Act of Denial” on “Trans Sexual Express Barcelona 2001: A Classic for the Third Millennium”. Domus, m Magazine of Architecture, Design, Art and Communication. no.12, p.:34-39

Muratoglu, Erhan and Basak Senova. 2000. “Simdiki Zamanda Sifirlanan Cografya: Greenwich’ten Internet’e / Geography that annihilated in the Present Time: From Greenwich to Internet”. Maviology, Winter, no: 13 p.30.

Senova, Basak. 2000. “Pencerenin Diger Yüzü/The Other Side of the Window”. Domus, m Magazine of Architecture, Design, Art and Communication, 2000 p.169-170.

Senova, Basak. 2000. “Bilim kurgu: Mekan ve insan ongoruleri/Science fiction: Previsions about space and human” and “Kacisin sikistirdigi arayuz: Cyberpunk /The interface where escape is trapped: Cyberpunk”. Domus, m Magazine of Architecture, Design, Art and Communication “m, tema/ m, theme”. p.96-98

Özkal, Özlem and Basak Senova. 2000. “Düs-Uzam_ Teknoloji_Dönüsen Beden: Protez / Dream dimension_Technology_The Transformed Body: Prosthesis”. Domus, m Magazine of Architecture, Design, Art and Communication. p. 172-174. Muratoglu, Erhan and Basak Senova. 1998. “Winter Depression + connecthing” Derin Uyumak –on Huseyin B. Alptekin’s exhibition. Arredamento Decoration. no. 100, p.36-38.

Muratoglu, Erhan and Basak Senova. 1998. “Retro Parliyor: Endustri Tasarim Urunleri” (Retro is Shinning: Industrial Design Products). Maviology. no.8, p.16-17.

Senova, Basak. 1997. “Yesilcam Melodraminda Bastan Çikarma” (Seduction in Yesilcam Melodrama). 25.Kare: Sinema Kültür Dergisi. no. 20, p.25-32.

Senova, Basak. 1996. “Ikilemin Kaliciligi: Maskesini Kay(d)irmak” (Permanancy of Duality: Unmasking the Mask) Arredamento Decoration. December, p.50-51

Senova, Basak. 1996. “Zamanla Mekan Arasinda Sessiz Bir Devinim” (Silent Action Between Time and Space -on Erdag Aksel's work “Bu Sergi” (This Exhibition). Hürriyet Gosteri. no. 192, p.72-73

Senova, Basak. 1996. “Missing Persons and Lost Bearings” on the play “A Fantasy on Missing with One Piano and Four Player” performed by Nesrin Kazankaya, Mahir Günsiray, Özden Çiftci, Ayse Günsiray. Turkish Probe. p.30

Senova, Basak. 1996. “Sirk Sehri Terk Ediyor” (Circus is Leaving The Town) -on Zeki Muren and Turkish Popular Culture. Arredamento Decoration. p.74-75.

Senova, Basak. 1995. “Rosemary Trockel. Isi. 3 Duvara Dair Gunduz Dusu/ Rosemary Trockel. Her Work. Daydreaming About 3 Walls”. Fourth International Istanbul Bulletin 3, p.8.

Senova, Basak. 1995. “Dördüncü Istanbul Bienali Üzerine/ On the Fourth International Istanbul Biennial” -interview with Vasif Kortun. Fourth International Istanbul Bulletin 2, p.4-5.

Senova, Basak. 1995. “Savas Alani: Selim Birsel ile Söylesi/Battlefield” -interview with Selim Birsel. Fourth International Istanbul Bulletin 1, p.6.

Senova, Basak. 1995. “Kaygan Zemin/Sabit Düzlem: Neville Brody” (Shifting Ground/Stable Plane: Neville Brody). Arredamento Decoration. October, p.75.

Özkal, Özlem and Basak Senova. 1995. “38. paralel: Beuys Tartismasi ve 'Merkezkaç'“ -on Beuys, Fourth International Istanbul Biennial and Rene Block. Express, no. 88, p.14.

Senova, Basak. 1995. “Sophie Calle” (the preface and the translation of Marcia Tanner's essay: “The Woman of Mystery”). Anons-Plastik Sanatlar Dergisi, 51-52, p.16-18.

Özkal, Özlem and Basak Senova. 1995. “Gerçegin Kurgusu, Kurgunun Gerçegi- Yeni Bir Realite Show: Acil Servis”. (Fiction of Reality, Reality of Fiction-A New Reality Show:Acil Servis). Express, 64, p.11.

Senova, Basak. 1995. “Elestirinin Elestirisi: Sizofreniyi Yadsimak” (Critique of Critiques: Denying Schizophrenia. Express, no. 60, p.18.

Senova, Basak. 1994. “O* Zone” (cyberzone) with Cyberzone Group. -on cyber culture. Arredamento Decoration, July-August, p.98-107.



Other

Senova, Basak. 2003. “Activating an Adrenalin Node”. The Role of the Curator. MOGADISHI, Mogapress. ISBN 87-989720-0-6

Senova, Basak. 2003. “The Alchemy of Memory through Formulas for Identity: On ‘Kidnapping Europe: Turning Dreams and Shifting Harbours’ by Christina Clar and Peter Jap Lim”. Raid Projects, Los Angeles. Home and Away. Ed. Max Presneill. p.17-18

Senova, Basak. 2003. Sancho Silva – Shortcut (With CTP 2002, De Appel). Stichting Kunst en Openbare Ruimte (SKOR), Amsterdam.

Senova, Basak. 1999. Series of press bulletins for 6th. International Istanbul Biennial. Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. (approximately 40 articles)