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 […]
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. […]
Bluefish – Prince of Bosphorus from mert gokalp on Vimeo. My friend Mert Gokalp is a marine scientist, photographer, videographer and documentary film maker, who spent his entire life on exploring the blue depths. After making of IRME an award winning “Sponge diving movie” in 2014, Mert and his team is now working on a […]
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.
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 […]
I have been working on Kush. She is going to be an eagle like bird living on top of the tree of life. She is going to have a wire armature, supersculpy head. As it is spring here, we went to sea side on saturday. And I had the armature with me. Hey.. can I […]