Occupy Gezi Park

The occupation just began. Gezi Park seems to get the nucleus for the disagreements on the new symbolism of the Inner city. Taksim square was planned in the spirit of the modernism of the 1930ths with it’s emphasize of public places for recreation in the cities.

Periferi: The Terror of Reality

The Terror of Reality is a term, that was developed by a group of artists in Turkey calling

thenselves “Periferi”. Periferi feels a closeness to the Situationists International, a

leftist avantgard art movement of the 1960th. Environment, urbanism, social rsistance

and the active fight against a capitalist “psychogram” of society were some of their main

topics.