Lost History through the Lens of the Dildilian Brothers

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  • Tsolag and Aram Dildilian are posing for an advertisement of their studio, 1890
  • The Portraits, the young photographers shot, are arranged like portrait paintings
  • The reopening of the Ottoman Parliament in Istanbul 1908 cause demonstrations of joy also in Merzifon. The Youngturks movement was embracing nationalism. Wars on the Balkans and in the Caucasus caused an unfair collective blame on the Armenians to collaborate with the enemy
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  • German Soldiers posing, they gave the glassplates for development to the Dildilians studio in November 1918, where they remained in the archive
  • Last Christmas in Merzifon 1920
  • When the family leaves the country in 1922 lots of relatives, like this cousin with his whole family, have been killed.

The Dildilians were a Family of Photographers. They were working in Merzifon, Samsun and Sivas between 1872 and 1923.

Another Reality

thecrowninga‘Another Reality’ presents images of a changing world. In ‘The Crowning’ (2011) we see how a young woman puts on a safety helmet. It is a powerful metaphor for the contemporary fragility of life. With a remarkable impact, it accentuates the continuous presence of the past, contained within all of us.

ARK/Istanbul – Biennial Sarajevo

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  • Remind Us of Our Futuristic Past
  • D-0 Ark Underground
  • Miroslaw Balka - Carrying the Rainbow
  • Communication Center in the Bunker
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  • Villu Jaanisoo - Fog is a Cloud that is Related to the Land, 2011
  • Wolfgang Thaler 2011
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  • Renata Poljak - Staging Actors / Staging Beliefs 2011/2012
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  • Karsten Konrad 2011

The Project Biennial of Contemporary Art, D-0 ARK Underground takes place for the second time in Konjic, a small Bosnian town not far from Sarajevo, in a Atomic shelter named ARK, codename Istanbul, which Yugoslav army built between 1953 and 1979.

Children’s Day with F.K. Waechter – F.K. Waechter ile Çoçuk Bayramı

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  • She was the woman of my life - O hayatımın kadınıydı
  • Such small feet - Şöyle ufacık ayaklar
  • And such breasts - ve bu boyutta göğüsler
  • The king of the sqirrels is changing his tree - Sincapların kralı yeni ağaçına geçiyor
  • Dad, please let grandma in - Baba lütfen ninenın içeriye girmesine izin ver
  • This is a special offer. The "Third world-doll", she is even able to say "I am hungry" - Bu indirimli üçünçü dünya oyuncak bebeğimiz. Açım bile söyleyebiliyor
  • The Letter - Mektup
  • If you can't read this letter properly, it's because of this terrible pad - Şu mektubu iyi okuyamadığın takdirde kötü altlıktanndan kaynaklanıyor

He is the only German artist, who isn’t ridiculed by the title “magnificant Friedrich”.