Kunstverein Milano presents a performance lecture by Deniz Gül (Istanbul, Turkey) followed by a conversation with KV co-director Andrea Wiarda. “Dropping Wovels and Seeing Through” at HKW (Berlin) on 23rd of September at 15.00.
In times in which continuity doesn’t allow for any constancy within the velocity of the epoch, even the deconstructed post- versions of notions such as identity, history, and truth disappear in the flow of information, and things manifest themselves with retrospective references, let’s take a look at an old word. The origin of the word şekil [ʃekil] is rooted in the Arabic şakl شكل z [şkl]. Şekil which means shape, form, feature, appearance is şaklīl/şiklīl שכלל z [kll] in Aramaic, which implies completion, shaping, adornment; is şuklulu [kll] in Akkadian, which means to complete, whole or completion, fulfilment…
Read the full paper as it is published in the "glossary of common knowledge" https://glossary.mg-lj.si/referential-fields/sekil/sekil