Empoisoned Princess, 2017
Leman S. Darıcıoğlu
11 days Long Durational Performance and Active Installation
Alan İstanbul , 2017
If Tarlabaşı was a princess, to where this princess wandered, where did she live, who were her mother, her father, her friends and her lovers, why was she empoisoned, how is the treatment process… The artist will investigate through the “present state” of the streets, the memory of the district, and based on the district, of the city itself and its transformation; while being in search of the variation between what has been tried to be effaced and what currently stands as reality.
Istanbul, the city I have moved to for my University studies, became the place where I have founded my life. I have become the person that I am over the past 12 years, through a mutual engraving