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"IS IT JUST ME OR IS THE WORLD FULL OF BEAUTIFUL WOMEN?" (Robbie Coltrane)

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Skinny is beautiful but so is curvy and short and tall and long hair and short hair and no hair and freckles and dark skin

and light skin and medium skin and thin arms and wide shoulders and tiny feet and long feet and small hands and long fingers and big teeth

and wide wrists and long arms and blonde hair and red hair and black hair and blue hair and curves and hips and small breasts

"How deep should the artist penetrate the work with their identity � How important is the artist?"A conversation with Ayse Erkmen

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Ayse Erkmen is a conceptual artist who represented Turkey at the 54th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition. The public projects of Ayse Erkmen reflect her concerns with the physical, cultural, and social landscapes in which she works. She lives in Istanbul and Berlin, and has been teaching at M�nster Kunstakademie since 2010.

Bilgen Coskun talked with Ayse Erkem about the ego in the artist and the art, sociological influences, creative connections and her personal working processes between Istanbul and Berlin. 
In conversation with Bilgen Coskun
One of the most resounding works at the 2011 Venice Biennale was your installation Plan B, which was installed in a room immediately adjacent to the canal. The work drew water from the canal and deposited it back into the canal after purifying it. Can we talk about the origin of this work? Generally, I simplify the starting point and try to go from there. For example, the room I was assigned in Venice had a window with a view of the canal.…

HAVE YOU SEEN MY BABY? (Rolling Stones)

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After showing how to hide, it's now about time to stand out from the crowd.
 But let's take baby steps;
 We provide you with a few advices to strengthen your position in the digital world
 and 
today's ruling society,
 accompanied by some beauty products and accessoires which will do the rest. 


The whole story after the jump. 
1.  SOCIAL NETWORKS
Besides facebook make sure to join ever other social network there is google+
tumblr
twitter
instagram
pinterest

2.  LIKE follow and make yourself worth following the easy rule: the more you like you'll get liked
e.g. optional posts for tumblr-starters: "ask me any-anything" "for every repost I give you extra followers" or a simply "follow me, i'll follow you"






















3.  ATTEND Before you get the invitation to every hip event in town (or one day around the globe) make sure to:   add some cool "friends" who get at least a few of them start "attending"  (first step is pushing the button) find out the people behin…

"IT'S AN ODD THING, BUT ANYONE WHO DISAPPEARS IS SAID TO BE IN SAN FRANCISCO. IT MUST BE A DELIGHTFUL CITY AND POSESSES ALL THE ATTRACTIONS OF THE NEXT WORLD� (Oscar Wilde)

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3.  KEEP QUIET  (this is key!)
4.  IF IT IS POSSIBLE GET UP HIGH OR CROUCH . THE HUMAN MIND INSTINCTIVELY LOOKS LEFT , RIGHT , AND BACK � BUT NOT UP OR DOWN . MAKE SURE YOU�RE NOT AT EYE -LEVEL









5.  TRY TO COMPRESS YOUR BODY AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE . WHOEVER SEES YOU IS LESS
6.  STAY STILL  (the human eye detects motion before anything else, even more so at night.)