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"This is how one pictures the angel of history. His face is turned toward the past. Where we perceive a chain of events, he sees one single catastrophe which keeps piling wreckage upon wreckage and hurls it in front of his feet" W.Benjamin I wanted to examine the rocks and caves of the Anatolia, serving both as houses or graves, sanctuaries or toilets, interpreting these places in ways that go beyond simply placing them in a segmented archaeological past, keeping in mind either old or recent stories of persecutions, endurance, survival, and ultimately, a continuity beyond time that defies and outlives the fictional logic of the “law and order”.

Archmemory ll

$222
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Type Drawing
Date 2015
Certificate of Authenticity Exists
Signature On the work
Technic Ink
Width / Height 54x39 cm
Mixed media on paper.
With wooden frame 68x53 cm
"This is how one pictures the angel of history. His face is turned toward the past. Where we perceive a chain of events, he sees one single catastrophe which keeps piling wreckage upon wreckage and hurls it in front of his feet" W.Benjamin

I wanted to examine the rocks and caves of the Anatolia, serving both as houses or graves, sanctuaries or toilets, interpreting these places in ways that go beyond simply placing them in a segmented archaeological past, keeping in mind either old or recent stories of persecutions, endurance, survival, and ultimately, a continuity beyond time that defies and outlives the fictional logic of the “law and order”.