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“It seems to me that you are cultivating a new skin, because the marbling process involves creating a thin layer, or film, at the water’s surface. But you are also transferring this skin to different bodies, those of your canvases and of the numerous figures you paint.”

Publication: “Hayv Kahraman: Grafting Skin,” Burlington Contemporary (September 13, 2023).


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Image: Hayv Kahraman