by Mareike Muller in New Art on Thursday 29 November 2012

Most of the objects we use every day are totally underestimated, if not even almost non-existent to our minds. Turkish artist Sakir Gökçebag values the simple and the beauty that lies within. By taking the ordinary out of the ordinary he is shifting its context and giving it a new aesthetic, making him think about the things he is surrounded by on a daily basis without acknowledging its true elegancy.