Antroposen Çağında Sanat ve Yeni İhtimaller
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We are in an apocalyptic scene that includes many economic and political narratives, which point to both the new geological age and the irreversible destruction of the world by human hands, which is called the Anthropocene (Human Age). The traces of completely different paths, shifting concepts and new world possibilities that appear among the ruins of the age we live in are also reflected in contemporary art production. Human Age; While pointing to the geopolitical era we are in now, Post-Human is an umbrella concept that includes the theories of this period. In this thesis, it is discussed in which ideas and forms the concepts of posthuman are formed in art production and what the end of the world means for contemporary art. What the truth is, is investigated in the suspicious soul of the period through "hyperobjects". Things that are largely spread over time and space compared to humans are called 'hyperobjects'. In this case, there may be hyperobject, a dying star, a human-made plastic straw, or even an epidemic that affects the whole world. The theses put forward after humanism is preparing to dissolve itself; Companion species, human and non-human beings, living and non-living beings, new road maps based on relationality are encountered. These maps introduce us to the possibilities and potentials of the post-human period through art productions.