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Osman Akan
Public Sculptures by Osman Akan seen at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn - The Third Bridge
Public Sculptures by Osman Akan seen at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn - The Third Bridge
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The Third Bridge

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The third bridge is a public space artwork commissioned by the Dumbo Arts Center (DAC) as part of: The Outdoor Gallery: A 40th Anniversary Celebration of Public Art in New York City Parks, organized by New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation.

The Third Bridge
© 2007

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Osman Akan

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Born in 1970, Osman Akan studied graphic design at Bilkent University and holds a masters degree in Critical Studies and Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts. Trained as a new media artist, Akan is known for his use of unusual materials and his large scale installations. He has been working with light as a medium, especially with optical fibers, since 2004. Akan installed his first large public commission utilizing fiber optic systems in Franconia Sculpture Park in Minnesota, USA. In 2007 Akan received New York State Council on the Arts individual artist grant to realize The Third Bridge, a commission for the 40th year celebration of the arts in New York City Parks.

A Jerome and NYSCA fellow, Akan has been involved in many public and private projects and has had exhibitions both in United States and in Europe. Osman Akan lives and works in New York / USA.

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