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2/5BZ, aka Serhat has worked as a multimedia artist with various releases in video, music, and literary formats since 1991. 2serhat5BZ performed ” No Exotic No Touristik ” audiovisuals of heterodox’ plundered-roars, of Istanbulians and Anatolians, who were exposed to population engineering, as well as of those of the refugees and all of the glocal movements without any thoriental traditionalist simulation or hologram touch doctrine.' Remake Exotic AI ' official information and official history exoticized throughout history and the relationship between artificial intelligence - - remake and re-document through sound and video - musically, it is centered around the combination and confrontation of micro-tonal electronic sounds with the sounds of traditional instruments, criticizing global and micro colonialism and "verdichtung".
The work often balances on the verge of trash, and continuously engages with remakes and collages of music, cinema, speech, and fieldrecordings and played live in 91 cities, 20 countries in clubs, festivals, squats, and exhibitions in North America, Europa and Asia.Serhat is co-curator and initiator of the International Roaming Biennial of Tehran and have interview with John Peel on 1994 for BBC world Service and have two times ”Peel Session” in BBC Radio 1 and have interview about Turkish Pop Cinema on Channel 4 TV (Mondo Macabro television series 2001) and have selection in first wide-ranging book quide of audiovisual art and VJ culture (D-Fuse) in 2006. & interview with Arte tv (France and Germany) at Tracks Program in 10.2013 and in 06.2022. 2serhat5bz started project " No Thoriental No Exotic " residency at Movement Radio (Athens) since January 2021 and 'Remake Exotic AI' gigs since 2021, 2023 in berlin.istanbul vice versa and others ..

“Of all the music I heard in Turkey, I liked 2/5 BZ best.”John Peel

" 2/5BZ says what he thinks but it's getting harder for more and more people . Many artists 

no longer express their opinions about the situtation ""  Arte Tracks Tv June 2022

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 "Remake Exotic AI"  project research official information and the relationship between official history and artificial intelligence that has been exoticized throughout history and making remake and re-document through sound and video.- musically, it is centered around the combination and confrontation of micro-tonal electronic sounds with the sounds of traditional instruments, criticizing global and micro colonialism. " Remake Exotic Reality" project started in 2006 during the audiovisual performance of the transmediale festival at the Academy der Kunste and the Artist Residency "Tesla" program, and augmented with live gigs in 2021 in Berlin, Istanbul,..
“ Ist eine Ein-Mann-Protestbewegung. Bei den Zusammenstössen von Demonstranten und Polizei im Gezi-Park wurde Köksal verletzt. Seine Klappe halten will er trotzdem nicht. “ Arte TV Tracks  October 2013
Is a one-man protest movement. In the clashes of Demonstrators and police in Gezi Park, Köksal was injured. He still doesn't want to keep his mouth shut." Arte Tv Tracks October 2013
One of the first protesters to face down the riot police in Taksim Square was Serhat Köksal, alias 2/5BZ, the pioneer of politically charged Turkish electro music and a favourite of the late John Peel "
“ There are performers who succesfully control both audio and video - Serhat.. from Istanbul , for example . “taken from chapter “ Sculpting Image and Sound “ - Oxford University Press
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Istanbul Bilgi University Cultural Studies Master's Program Cult – Anthropology of Resistance * This Machine Kills Fascists: Stage, Roots and Practices of Resistance * ... produced various counterculture works since the early 90s. In particular, the Music project 2/5 BZ, while inspiring a number of works and formations to be made later, produced its own sound by distorting the film-radio-street sounds we are exposed to during daily noise "attacks" with electronic-retro forms. The sounds he sampled always contained harsh messages against authority. One of the most recent examples of this was given during the June Resistance (Gezi Park Incidents). 2/5 BZ Camera Against the Excavator Who Came to Demolish the Tree on the Trip Together with the Those Who Cling to the Tree (28 May 2013)

İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Kültürel İncelemeler Yüksek Lisans Programı Cult 557 – Anthropology of Resistance

 . This Machine Kills Fascists: Sahne,  Kökler ve Direniş Pratikleri * … 90’lı yılların başından itibaren çeşitli karşı kültür çalışmalarına imza attı. Özellikle Müzik projesi

2/5 BZ, sonradan yapılacak bir takım çalışmalara ve oluşumlara ilham kaynağı olurken, gündelik gürültü “saldırıları”nda maruz kaldığımız film-radyo-sokak seslerini elektronik-retro formlarla bozarak kendi sound’unu üretti. Sample’ladığı sesler her zaman otoriteye karşı sert mesajlar içerdi. Bunun en güncel örneklerinden birisi de Haziran Direnişi (Gezi Parkı Olayları) sırasında verilmişti.

Gezide Ağacı Yıkmaya Gelen Kepçe’ye Karşı 2/5 BZ Kamerası Ağaca Tutunanlarla Birlikte (28 Mayıs 2013)

https://youtu.be/nS3bMV_fW68

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Istanbul Bilgi University Cultural Studies Master's Program Cult – Anthropology of Resistance * This Machine Kills Fascists: Stage, Roots and Practices of Resistance * ... produced various counterculture works since the early 90s. In particular, the Music project 2/5 BZ, while inspiring a number of works and formations to be made later, produced its own sound by distorting the film-radio-street sounds we are exposed to during daily noise "attacks" with electronic-retro forms. The sounds he sampled always contained harsh messages against authority. One of the most recent examples of this was given during the June Resistance (Gezi Park Incidents). 2/5 BZ Camera Against the Excavator Who Came to Demolish the Tree on the Trip Together with the Those Who Cling to the Tree (28 May 2013)
REMAKE TURKISH POP CINEMA @
CHANNEL 4 TV (2001)
* “ Ist eine Ein-Mann-Protestbewegung. Bei den Zusammenstössen vonDemonstranten und Polizei im
Gezi-Park wurde Köksal verletzt. Seine Klappe
halten will er trotzdem nicht. “ 
Tracks Arte TV  October 2013
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when the only peel session he invited from turkey was broadcasted. he announced " ..that track is from one of my favourites sessions of the recent past from 2/5bz from istanbul. no touristik no exotic it s called .." 2003/2004
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2/5BZ @ Trickster 9.6.2022 Multiversal #124. Berlin

a musician in constantinople , 1867 //

*. the officers of the german militarism, which carried out the first genocide (herero and nama) of the 20th century in africa, came to anatolia as instructors and repeatedthis genocide experience in partnership with the ottoman militarism and both sides took "inspiration" from each other. these german officers later became the mainstays of the later hitler movement.

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” Of all the music I heard in Turkey, I liked 2/5BZ best “ John Peel (1994)

 

" 2/5BZ says what he thinks but it's getting harder for more and more people Many artists  no longer express their opinions about the situtation "

" Arte Tracks Tv June 2022


" One of the first protesters to face down the riot police in Taksim Square was Serhat Köksal, alias 2/5BZ, the pioneer of politically charged Turkish electro music and a favourite of the late John Peel " The Wire Music Magazine, July 2015

 

" There are performers who succesfully control both audio and video - Serhat.. from Istanbul , for example . “taken from chapter “ Sculpting Image and Sound “ - Oxford University Press


“ Considerably more avant-garde is the material produced..formed his 2/5 BZ project and has perfor- med widely on the international circuit,..”  Sound Art. MIT Press, Cambridge (2019) ZKM

” 2/5BZ Serhat Köksal, known for his collage video works, will be on stage with his character named Gezilla, which he created after Gezi.“ - Gezi anniversary from Taksim Solidarity - Evrensel Newspaper

 

“ The striking editing of words, sounds, noises and images creates short circuits in collective memory.” 2017 Express Magazine 150

 

“ Ist eine Ein-Mann-Protestbewegung. Bei den Zusammenstössen vonDemonstranten und Polizei im Gezi-Park wurde Köksal verletzt. Seine Klappe halten will er trotzdem nicht. “ 
Tracks Arte TV  October 2013

“ It encourages the audience to deconstruct the foreground –the melody and the rhythm– ..suggests a sonic experience that is situated within a personal time and space.” The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Review of Ethnomusicology Volume 11 (2006)

 

“ Seine zweite EP bricht natürlich alle Schranken (und beamt sich in nahezu unnötig anmutende Dancefloortauglichkeit), doch es wird wirklich Zeit, dass die Welt beginnt, seinen Video-Collagen

die nötige Beachtung entgegenzubringen.” De:Bug Magazinen 06/2006

 

 

“ he has been spearheading the International Roaming Biennial of Tehran, a nomadic exhibition of work that has traveled to Berlin, Istanbul, and Belgrade.. The biennial’s inaugural theme is Urban Jealousy....And yet the titles of Köksal’s compositions and performances are relentless in their critique of commodified world-music culture: “No Cultural Pipeline No Energy Dialogue”; “No Turistik No Egzotik”; “No Gasionalism No Biennial”; “No Ethnic Market No Exotic.” “ Bidoun Magazine - Issue 19: Noise

 

 

“ that track is from one of my favourites sessions of the recent past from 2/5bz from Istanbul. no touristik no exotic it is called..” John Peel - BBC Radio 1 Session.

 

“ ..musically centred around the combination and confrontation of micro-tonal electronic sounds with...draws on the cosmos of turkish cinema, mixed together with material from the news,..and shot by the artist” open studio for transmediale, Tesla - Podewil Theatre

 

 " Unter "No Turistik - No Egzotik" fasst Serhat Köksal vom Istan- buler 2/5 BZ-Projekt seine audiovisuellen Multimedia-Inszenie-

rungen zusammen. Türkische Fremd- und Selbstabbildung im Breakbeat-Hechsler, die auch John Peel begeistert.."
DE:BUG 58 April 2002

 

" Keine Frage, den definitiven Anwärter auf die beeindruckendste EP 2003 liefert Serhat Köksal aus Istanbul. Vier Tracks treiben unabdinglich nach vorne ..doch in den Titeln versteckt (Etnik Market, Etnik Paranoia) oder erklärt sich aus den unglaublichen Cut-Up Filmen, die live gezeigt werden." De-Bug Magazine Jan. 2004

 

“ ..Die jungst auf Vinyl erschienene , im vergangegen Jahr aufgenommene Session ’ No Turistik No Egzotik ’ entfesselt einen Drill'n Bass-Hurricane aus zerstuckelten Darbukarhythmen ,entkontextualisierten Sazfragmenten und den obligatorischen Filmsamples, ..Der Titel isthier Programm . Kein Flirt mit Postkartenmotiven der Hagia Sophia ,keine Verklarung der Stadt zwischen den Kontinenten , stattdessen wird mit Tracknamen wie ‘Etnik Market ,Etnik Paranoia’ eben diese Post-Whatever-Identity-Verwirrung…” Skug Magazine 2004

 

“. .worked behind the camera as a musical and pop-historical consultant and in front of the camera as a protagonist ..knows global pop culture like no other, be it music, art or film. His impulses had a great influence on my artistic career.“ Cem Kaya (Liebe, D-Mark und Tod”Berlinale Festival Audience Award) 28.11.2021, on Serhat Köksal

" maybe a dance party hijacked by peaceful but crazed cultural terrorists. "
Perfect Sound Forever Online Music Magazine ( August 2004 )

“..talks about the fanzines he produces and their connection to Turkish traditions of dissidence with poets and musicians “  “NO-ISBN on self-publishing” Paperback, Salon Fuer Kunstbuch , 2015

 “ ..musically centred around the combination and confrontation of micro-tonal electronic sounds with…draws on the cosmos of turkish cinema, mixed together with material from the news,..and shot by the artist” open studio for transmediale, Tesla - Podewil Theatre

" Köksal had created memes long before they were invented. " TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art 2023

" I really have never heard anything like it . it really is unique . Very powerful and impressive . " Pete Tombs ( Author of Mondo Macabro : Weird & Wonderful Cinema Around the World )

- Serhat Koksal(2/5bz) 's exhibition and video installation in 9th Istanbul Bienal at Antrepo/H.Zone Salon 16 Sept.-30 Oct. 2005. Review in Frieze Art Magazine Issue 95 ;''...The video Gegen die Bridge ( Against the Bridge ,2005 ) , by Serhat Köksal , was the one great chance encounter in what was otherwise a confused and cobbled-together 'Hospitality Zone' in a former warehouse that Esche and Kortun had given to a group local initiatives and art schools - gesture that felt strategic rather than heartfelt . Köksal's video -  anarchic ,early  1990s' cut-up energy ..''

'..Istanbul sound and visual artist 2/5 BZ 's piece ' No Touristik No Egzotik '
  is a swirling flow of haunting..''       The Wire magazine 11/2003

 

" 2/5 BZ: No Exotic - Impressive & adventurous oriental pop, drones & break core flavored cut-up collages, the DVD contains the video works " HARDWAX Records, Berlin

 

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“ ..The recently released EP, containing recording from last year’s “No Turistik No Egzotik” sessions launches a Drill’n Bass-Hurricane of shredded Darbuka rythms, decontextualized sentence fragments and obligatory film samples contributing to the oppressing taste of the record. The title itself is a policy. No flirts with Hagia Sophia postcards, celebrating a city connecting two continents; track names such as ‘Etnik Market or ‘Etnik Paranoia’ smash his critics on cliches of these Post-Whatever-Identity-Confusions..“ Skug Magazine 59 / 2004 .

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“  Unquestionably, Serhat Köksal from Istanbul delivers one of the most impressive EPs of 2004 “ De-Bug Magazine Jan. 2004 .

“ Wild drums ponding while there is a constant challenge in the air and by the way the next cut is unpredictable. His second EP delivers to the utmost and breaks up all barriers “ De-Bug Magazine June 2006

”…and that track is from one of my favourites sessions of the recent past ,from 2/5 BZ from Istanbul .No Touristik No Exotic it is called..”John Peel BBC Radio1 2003.

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2serhatBZ " GEZiLLA vs. ISISTANBUL " Dj SET, 21:30 @ GORKI THEATRE - FOYER - 'GEZi - 10 YEARS AFTER'- 6.Berliner Herbstsalon - 8.JUNE.2023.

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2/5bz @ Sonic Acts Festival, Amsterdam Paradiso 24.02.2006
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