Razzmatazz Vol.4 :: An All Female Performance Happening, 2017
Performance Festival in London
Curated and Directed by Panicattack Duo (Naz Balkaya, Emilia Demetriou) and Dagmar Glausnitzer-Smith, RAZZMATAZZ is gathering 12 female artists from all over the world questioning the status of the female in the current global political climate. Two of the participating names are Performistanbul’s artists Ekin Bernay and Gülhatun Yıldırım.
Cities and bodies are collapsing. Death is everywhere, and we thrive to survive in this state of constant destruction. War has become our reality wherever we live. Bombs do not limit themselves to war zones anymore. In a state of non-belonging, I feel the only group of people with whom I do not feel like a minority is when I am with refugees and immigrants. With every news alert, anxiety of bad news rising… My hometown Ankara, Turkey has become a graveyard. And