Ankara - Berlin


Ankara - Berlin

Well, nothing more to say except that we wish to continue this project with different people in different places. Extending the public space diary.

We received much more than we had expected.

Before taking our planes back to western Europe we stumbeled into this magic open space wedding dance.

Design is invisible.

More to follow.

Download film_2.wmv  (wedding movie, attention: 5 MB)

Ankara: Kurtulus Park


Asli Taurikulu:

"We are here in Kurtulus Park in the centre of Ankara. I was born in Ankara and I came here first during my primary school time, so, I have been visiting this park for 20 years now. From my childhood I remember the big trees and women sitting on the benches knitting. Within this space I would say that very little has changed but one important aspect is the demolution of the walls which surounded this park before. Now it is open to the city. I don't come here frequently, let's say two times per month. In recent times I came to see a mobile sculpture called "The yellow girl" which has been placed down there. I like this sculpture very much.

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Ankara: Bilkent Campus Area


Pinar Ipek

"This is the Bilkent centre in the suburbs of Ankara. This place is close to Bikent university and the housing areas which are attached to this instiution. This is place is my usual weekend stop after my grocery shopping in the big shopping centre over there. I stop here to have my icecream, watch the kids playing, relax a little bit. I got a job at the university over there, I am a faculty member there and this is why I life here close to the campus, so it became automatically part of my life. I like that this place is close, calm and practical as I can combine shopping and being close to people. On rather funny aspect is that I specifically like the icecream-shop over there, that really attracks me to come here. Since I like that icecream better than any other I come over here to eat it, that is the story behind it. I is a calm life here, far away from the noise and dirtyness of the citylife. I also come here to be part of the public life since my environment on the campus and around the flat is rather limited.

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