Pelin Tan

is a researcher and writer based in Mardin and Istanbul, and an associate professor and vice-dean at the faculty of Architecture, Mardin Artuklu University. She completed her post-doc research on “artistic research” at the ACT programme, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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Uncommon knowledge

A transversal dictionary

In a text based on her presentation at Eurozine’s Oslo conference on the making of the public sphere, Pelin Tan explains how artist-run platforms are generating unique forms of solidarity, translocal networks and various types of transversal knowledge and alternative pedagogies. In so doing, Tan makes the case for a language that remains faithful to the project of rebuilding a collective consciousness.

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