In her recent paintings, she mostly depicts emotions and feelings in terms of subject and concept; it exhibits an energy that tries to draw the audience into the picture with its visual effect.
International Museum of Art and Science McAllen Texas
Curated By Rahalleh Filsoofi
Sibel Kocabasi’s embroidery of synthetic gold and silver metal thread (from emergency foil blankets to keep refugees warm) on an old, well-worn Turkish-Zili rug employs the power of pattern and decoration to convey content and meaning.
Art Center Sarasota
Featuring multimedia work in fabric, photography and video that addresses contemporary social concerns, including the suppression of female identity and the recent awakening of feminine power and confidence.
WE LOOK LIKE EACH OTHER
FATVillage Projects and FAR Gallery
Fort Lauderdale, FL, July 6, 2017– “WE LOOK LIKE EACH OTHER” by Sibel Kocabasi is an exhibition of new paintings, drawings, and photographs that explore women’s roles within traditions that suppress them, specifically where women are physically and symbolically covered and hidden.