If you are thinking about moving to a new place in Istanbul, have a look at Ayvansaray. It is going to be one of the new fancy places, populated by Avatars designed by the muncipiality of Fatih. You feel like in the virtual world of Second Life, when you go there and have a look at their vision of how it is going to look like.
Somewhere in Oklahoma
I stand in an Econolodge parking lot in the dead of night, bronzed by the glow of the Walmart and McDonalds logos across the street. Sodium lights burn in the chilly dark and the only sound is the highway, which sounds like the sea.
The five minute short version of a documentary film by Walter Ruttmann is deeply influenced by filmmakers like Sergei Eisenstein and Dsiga Wertow.
I can’t remember when it really started, but the Christmas and New Years Fusion in Istanbul got a rather accepted reality. We went to Nışantaşı and Teşvikiye, dropped by at a present fair at the military museum in Harbiye. All this Kitsch got adopted. Father Christmas is Noel Baba…..
The third performance of “Expeditions in Sound and Music,” a collaborative series between SALT and Undomondo, will feature Nude on Sand. The program will take place in the Walk-in Cinema at SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul, on Wednesday December 19 at 19.00 and is open to all.
Landfall at Manhattan, the super hurrican Sandy flooding McDonalds, NYC, October 2012, uploaded by MARCI8876