Rengim Mutevellioglu

Welcome to Absurdistan
Location: New York
Nationality: Turkish
Biography: Born in 1991, Rengim Mutevellioglu is a Turkish artist. Following numerous recognitions around the world, she studied Fine Arts at Sorbonne. Her work has been featured and exhibited in cities such as London, Barcelona and Paris. Currently based... read on
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Welcome to Absurdistan
Credits: rengim mutevellioglu
Date of Work: 07/01/11 - 08/23/12
Updated: 12/06/19
Location: turkmenistan
The incomparable country of Turkmenistan. On the border of the new, the shiny, the developing and the old, the earthly, the historic. Traditions created anew coexist with a closed off economy to tightly hold an emptiness and obedience among the population. Build on the desert a soviet existence is surplanted by a capitalistic drive to grow. Turkmenistan, maybe more than most places in the world, exemplifies the duality of modern existence and development. 

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Volunteers fuel Black Lives Matter protests

By Rengim Mutevellioglu / New York — Since the beginning of the protests ignited with George Floyd's killing by police offers in Michigan,..

The custodian of Georgia's communist past

By Rengim Mutevellioglu / Tbilisi — Jiuli Sikmashvili is the tour guide that greats you when you enter the Stalin’s Underground Printing..

Scenes from Brooklyn under lockdown

By Rengim Mutevellioglu / Brooklyn — As the world faces the new challenges put forth by a global pandemic, daily life continues in unexpected..

Following in the footsteps of Ferdowsi

By Rengim Mutevellioglu / Mashhad — The second most populous city of Iran in the northeast of the country houses the shrine of Imam Riza, a..

Hunting for mussels

By Rengim Mutevellioglu / yalova — Hunting for mussels in the Marmara sea with a retired sailor.


By Rengim Mutevellioglu / Tbilisi, Georgia — In 2017, for the first time in 10 years, I went back to a country that played a formative role in shaping me..

NYC blackout

By Rengim Mutevellioglu / New York City — On the anniversary of the '77 blackout, New York was met with another power outage that lasted 5 hours...
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