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What Was Left Behind

This sunday we went on a trekking in Bitez to Adabogazi. It was about 10000 steps walk by the sea and in the forest. Beautiful weather, beautiful nature but life… This area is one of the places where Surian Refugee’s try to go to Greece by the sea. We first ran into a policeman at […]

Acrylic on canvas - 100cm x 150cm

Hotel Room Paintings

This spring I made 20 acrylic paintings for a boutique hotel; “4 Reasons” in Bodrum. 4 Reasons is a family run hotel settled on the peaceful hills of Yalikavak, a small, charming Aegean seaside town. It was such a different experience for me to get in front of large canvases and paint in bright colors. […]

Basil Twist Puppets Alive

Puppets Alive

There is something kind of freaky about it being alive but not. And it’s a line between our imaginations and what we believe in and what’s alive and what’s not. And it’s basic and simple. It’s been going on for thousands of years.

Rowland Emett

Rowland Emett’s Marvellous Machines

I want to start my automata blog with a Rowland Emett video post. His kinetic artworks take me to a fantasy world; the other side of the mirror. Flying pans, windy spoons, sliding dishes, turning bicycle wheels, toy passengers… I happened to learn about him last summer. I run into this video below while I […]