" berbatzoksal ( at ) gmail ( point ) com " Lives and works in Istanbul. .
Serhat Söksal has continued to develop his multimedia project 2/5BZ — initiated in Istanbul in 1986 — expressing himself in a wide range of media forms. Besides audiovisual performances like ‘NO Touristik NO Egzotik ‘ which have been shown internationally on 19 country 94 cities, Serhat Koksal has produced Tapes, CDs, Video-Collages, performances, DVDs, Vinyls, Stickers, Posters and Copy-Zines since 1991.
In his project NO Pipeline NO Exotic, Serhat Koksal (aka 2/5BZ) illuminates the common cultural cliches between NOrient and NOccident in a critical and humorous way, investigating their effects on people’s economic or political situation and individual states of mind. He employs collage and cut-up techniques, found film material, outdoor shots and samples. The project concentrates on concepts such as ”Cultural Pipeline” and ”Energy Dialogue” since 2007 begin, presenting Sound Performance and Planetcore Norientrash live visuals in Italy, Sweden, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Iran, Poland, Russia, USA, Belgium, Holland, Belarus, Switzerland, France, Latvia ,Denmark and Serbia. 2/5BZ has performed at well-known festivals such as Club Transmediale in Berlin ,Sonic Acts in Amsterdam ,SKIF in St Petersburg, Donau in Krems, Clandestino in Göteborg, Fusion Festival .. collaborated with numerous musicians such as Tim Hodgkinson .Serhat Koksal is co-curator 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 .2/5BZ presenting on the subject of Turkish Pop Cinema and Deconstruction, Exotic Tourism and Anti-City myths, Copy Culture and Remakes, critical sound art and audiovisual experimentation using found footage, news material, outdoor shots , field recordingsand processed samples, electronics - in short: a critical and humorous re-use of mass culture... Gezilla Destroys ISISTANBUL @ transmediale hkw berlin 2016. - 2018-19 Tour called " Gezilla Destroys Hipsthor " & " NO Hyper Exotic no Thoriental Tax " @ Berlin Volksbuehne @ Warsaw Pogos @. "Gezilla Güzel Olacak" https://youtu.be/O50nszPP5Eo 25.5.19 @ Abbasağa Park Gezi 6. yıl, Istanbul. @ 19.5.18 @ Unfuck System-Spiral Tribe / Praxis Rec., Berlin - - 21.4.18 "Oykırımlar Sürüyor" @ ISSTANBUL Peyote - 17.2.18 @ ISSTANBUL Karga - 8.5.2017 Sofia Performance Fest. - 24.9.16 Inter-Geographical Film Fest. Infial Istanbul - 12.5.16 Fluc / Akbild - 11.4.15 Istanbul Ayvalıtaş Parkı Sosyal Savaş - 20.9.14 Batman Hasankeyf / - 28.6.14 Fusion Festival -
https://transmediale.de/content/25bz (2016- hkw)
Nurkish 60's-70's Funk, Soul, Jazz,Psych, Folk vs Turkish // noriental opuaçlama kozmik nottoman psychedelic 2 göz emeği 5 el nuru berbatullaz opua dişın düzenin 7 ceddine gezilla baba .
2/5BZ - ŞAKA ETMiYORUM - JOHN PEEL 26.11.1994 , https://youtu.be/3EOJF74j3ks // @ Tracks ARTE-Programm TV 19.10.2013 http://vimeo.com/77691202 ///
Donau Festival 2013 @ http://archiv.donaufestival.at/festival-en/programm/13/2-5bz?set_language=en
Arte Tracks https://tinyurl.com/y9ud8s9e .
Peel Session (2003) https://youtu.be/7f7XKUBnmuk