One of the leading names of contemporary Turkish art, Seçkin Pirim, is taking part in Design Shanghai with the invitation of ACAF (Australia China Art Foundation) and shows his new works from ''Discipline Factory'' and ''Hypochondriac'' series.
Design Shanghai, Asia’s leading international design event, is celebrating its 5th anniversary in 2018. As Asia’s biggest international design event, Design Shanghai focuses on bringing exceptional design, quality and inspiration together, and introducing the world’s most established brands, exciting up-and-coming designers from China and abroad as well as renowned galleries. The fair will show over 400 leading international and home-grown design brands and galleries from over 30 countries, presenting their exciting and innovative ideas through extensive product launches, bespoke installations and exclusive networking events.
Seckin Pirim’s new 10-meter sculpture from his ''Discipline Factory'' series, will be exhibited at Shanghai Exhibition Center’s main entrance during the art and design week that will continue for 2 weeks at Shanghai. At the same time, for 2 weeks, another installation from ''Hypochondriac'' series which we have seen before at C24 Gallery New York, will be at one of Shanghai’s most crowded public places. As an artist who has shown his ''Discipline Factory'' series at London Saathci Gallery before, Pirim, is also participating as a speaker with 30 design icons at Design Shanghai.
He has been also awarded as “The Peak of Design Shanghai”
Seçkin Pirim was born in 1977 in Ankara, and after graduating in 1995 from the High School of Fine Arts, enrolled at the Mimar Sinan University Fine Arts University Department of Sculpture. Following his graduation in 2000, he also completed his Master’s degree at the same institution. As a sculptor and design artist, Seçkin Pirim has taken part in over 50 group exhibitions, and has held 16 solo exhibitions -13 in Turkey, and 3 abroad. Pirim has won many awards in the fields of sculpture and design, and his works are included in many private and museum collections both in Turkey and abroad. He continues to work at his studio in Istanbul.
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