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Yalter, Nillocked

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Turkish, 20th century, female.

Active and naturalised in France since 1965.

Born 1937, in Cairo, of Turkish origin.

Painter, draughtswoman. Multimedia.

Nil Yalter beagn as an Abstract painter, then used mainly video, complemented with paint­ings, drawings and objects removed from their contexts. From an ‘ethno-critical’ perspective, she draws parallels between Turkish women, imprisoned women and Turkish immigrant workers in altered surroundings, leaving viewers free to make their own interpretations. In ...

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