Missio Sanguinis

The starting point and proposition of ‘Missio Sanguinis’ is to investigate the internet technology’s and social media’s benefits on changing Turkish society’s mindset through which individuals and communities create, share or exchange information, did not alter the archaic mindset deeply embedded in Turkish society that leads to marginalization of other social groups, especially subjecting women to…

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My Silence Has a Reason

Child abuse is experienced everywhere, regardless of difference infaith, tradition, age or culture. Young girls are forced into marriages with their rapists. Several perverted voices rising from the Turkish government claim that marriage would bring salvation for the rapist…! Since most rape-victim children believe their misfortune to be their own fault, they remain…

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Vertigo

The ‘Gezi Protests’ which started in order to protect a park in June 2013, turned into a real popular uprising and it was a first in this geography. Our democratic right of protesting was terrorized by the police and by religious groups that attacked with machetes. This installation is against the violation that was committed in that…

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I–You–Her

’I–You–Her’ is an extended version of the work shown at the ‘Attention Woman’ exhibition in 2012. Especially during the last decade in Turkey women have been denounced as second-class people and seen their rights systematically restricted, while being physically harassed, repressed and left alone in a male-dominated system obvers to them. Three women…

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My Dream-Tree

The late government succumbing to the savage claws of the capitalist system has been selling off vast parts of the country in uncontrollable manner. By collecting and photographing leaves from different countries the agglomeration of these into one work, ‘My Dream-Tree’ is the answer to those killing nature and turning Turkey into one…

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Intellectual Pressure Loss

Being in one of the dreariest periods since the foundation of the Turkish Republic, the broadcast media has evolved multifaceted and in unprecedented colors. Soaps, contests, conjugal and amusement programs sprouted as if to cover up the darkened reality with more entertainment. The media have been instructed to dilute further into the social…

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No Identity, No opinion, No Self

Manipulated and subjugated by political forces, living a darkening socio-economical reality, citizen that should raise their voice louder are falling day by day more into silent – thus their ‘3-Monkeys’ mindset is endangering their own and the next generations lives.

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Distant

Migration, displaced people, lost lives. Escape – foremost unfulfilled hope.

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Pippa Bacca

Pippa Bacca was an Italien artist/activist who was raped and killed in March 2008 in Turkey while she was travelling in a bride dress on behalf of world peace from Milano to Jerusalem.

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