About the Artist: Ali Kazma

Turkish Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale
May 23, 2013 5:35AM

Ali Kazma is a filmmaker whose work explores a fascination with the actions of work and labor enacted by human bodies. Many of his works capture the minute specializations of a range of professions, performed by people who have developed a knack for their task; over the course of his career, Kazma has filmed a taxidermist, studio ceramicist, brain surgeon, factory worker in a blue jeans assembly line, watch repairman, butcher, and many others. 

Ali Kazma, Resistance, 2013, production still. Photograph: Selen Korkut.

Turkish Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale
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