Hayal Pozanti, ‘46 (Percentage increase in requests by world governments for Twitter user data since the beginning of 2014)’, 2015, Public Art Fund Benefit Auction
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Hayal Pozanti

46 (Percentage increase in requests by world governments for Twitter user data since the beginning of 2014), 2015

Acrylic on canvas
40 × 40 in
101.6 × 101.6 cm
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Public Art Fund Benefit Auction

As a part of her practice, Pozanti has devised her own enigmatic alphabet of 31 abstract forms, …

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Hayal Pozanti
Turkish, b. 1983
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Hayal Pozanti paints colorful, abstract compositions featuring bold, interlocking, and overlapping forms redolent of machine parts and technology. In early work, Pozanti created digital collages, and she continues to address her fascination with the relationship between virtual and physical worlds in her GIFs and paintings. “To me, the world of the screen is an infinite universe of daydreams,” she has said. “Much like the Surrealists aimed to reconcile the world of dreams and reality, I would like to explore the possibility of inventing a new reality from the merging of the virtual and the tactile.”

Hayal Pozanti, ‘46 (Percentage increase in requests by world governments for Twitter user data since the beginning of 2014)’, 2015, Public Art Fund Benefit Auction
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As a part of her practice, Pozanti has devised her own enigmatic alphabet of 31 abstract forms, expressed in multicolored paintings and digital images, which highlight the role of technology and language in culture and how information is conveyed and received in our current data-driven digital age. In Pozanti’s …

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Hayal Pozanti
Turkish, b. 1983
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Hayal Pozanti paints colorful, abstract compositions featuring bold, interlocking, and overlapping forms redolent of machine parts and technology. In early work, Pozanti created digital collages, and she continues to address her fascination with the relationship between virtual and physical worlds in her GIFs and paintings. “To me, the world of the screen is an infinite universe of daydreams,” she has said. “Much like the Surrealists aimed to reconcile the world of dreams and reality, I would like to explore the possibility of inventing a new reality from the merging of the virtual and the tactile.”

Hayal Pozanti

46 (Percentage increase in requests by world governments for Twitter user data since the beginning of 2014), 2015

Acrylic on canvas
40 × 40 in
101.6 × 101.6 cm
.
Bidding closed
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