What is time if not activism?
2015, performance, 20 minutes
The sentence “What is time if not activism?
is written on a banner. While the artist
writes, she tries to remember her past. She
tells the audience about what she
remembers and about current political
events in Turkey.
For instance about the attack in Ankara on
October 10th, 2015, in which over a hundred
people were killed as they were peacefully
protesting against state violence and for
In each story that the artist remembers there is a banner. At the exact moment that she has completed writing the sentence on the banner she stops speaking.
Kunsthalle, Zurich 2015
Photos: Courtesy the artist © Mîrkan Deniz