Shulamit Bruckstein Çoruh
Shulamit Bruckstein Çoruh, a.k.a. Almút Sh. Bruckstein is a thinker, curator, theorist, author and art critic. She is the author of House of Taswir – Doing and Undoing Things: Notes on Epistemic Architecture(s) and founder of House of Taswir, a.k.a. Taswir projects, an international platform for artistic research and diasporic forms of thinking. Bruckstein has held professorships for philosophy and cultural theory in Berlin, Jerusalem and Basel. She has curated international exhibitions such as Taswir. Pictorial Mappings of Islam and Modernism at Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (2009) and Wednesday Society. The Couch of Meret O. as part of the 16th International Istanbul Biennale (2019). Her open work installation Meine Kleine Mnemosnye (My Little Mnemosnye) in Berlin combines the format of an art and thinking space with the traditions of the salon, the Jewish school, the suq and the private cabinet. In 2021, she conducted in this thinking space an eleven-part series of talks with guests from the fields of art, philosophy and psychoanalysis on the topic of “Salon of Empty Spaces: Voices of Jewish Intellectuality”. She lives and works in Berlin and Istanbul.
Shulamit Bruckstein Çoruh was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from September 2018 to April 2019.