Pi ArtworksSUSAN HEFUNA: 'Red Thought' (2014). Watercolour on tracing paper, 30 x 23cm. ©Susan Hefuna/Courtesy of Pi Artworks SUSAN HEFUNA: 'Red Thought' (2014). Watercolour on tracing paper, 30 x 23cm. ©Susan Hefuna/Courtesy of Pi Artworks
Pi Artworks was founded in Istanbul in 1998. In 2013 it expanded internationally, opening a space on Eastcastle Street, London. Pi Artworks continues to be one of Turkey’s primary commercial galleries, promoting Turkish artists within the international market and introducing international artists to its local market. Since opening a second venue, Pi Artworks has worked to enrich the UK art scene. It has helped realise major institutional exhibitions. It has initiated collaborations with universities, including a long-running Curatorial Open arranged with Goldsmiths, University of London.
Founder and director Yesim Turanli is based in London and since 2013 has been a member of Tate's Middle East and North Africa Acquisitions Committee.