The Voice as an Object, Voice II- T-RAVEL

Voice II — T-RAVEL
Vytautas Volbekas & Lora Sarıaslan
Exhibition: 10/01 – 21/02 2015
Social gathering: Saturday 10/01 at 6pm

Guided tour7pm


trav·el 1.a. To go from one place to another, as on a trip; journey. 2.a. To move or pass, as from one person to another: Reports of the king’s death traveled from village to village. b. To be transmitted, as light or sound: the speed at which sound travels through water. c. To move along a course, as a phonograph needle in the groove of a record. d. Informal To move swiftly: This car can really travel. 3. To go about in the company of a particular group; associate: travels in wealthy circles. 4. To admit of being transported without loss of quality; Some wines travel poorly. To pass or journey over or through; traverse: travel the roads of Europe.n. 1. The act or process of traveling from one place to another: With the railroad, travel between cities became swift.

rav·el 1. To separate the fibers or threads of (cloth, for example); unravel. 2. To clarify by separating the aspects of. 3. To tangle or complicate. v.intr. 1. To become separated into its component threads; unravel or fray. 2. To become tangled or confused. n. 1. A raveling. 2. A broken or discarded thread. 3. A tangle.

*According to the American Heritage Dictionary

If we closely look at the word travel, we realize that it holds in it, ravel.

The exhibition t-ravel looks into how traveling ravels us. Literally showing different layers of raveling through architectural renderings of exhibition spaces around the world, artistic travelogues, including notes and photos, and layerings of voice interventions by the artist that take us virtually into different geographical locations. As the artist becomes the guide to a world that is presented through a virtual raveling, we t-ravel.