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Election in Turkey


5:30 Min., arte Metropolis, 1.11.2015

A short program about artists, actors and journalists in Turkey after the bomb attacks in Ankara, Octobre 2015.

Just befor the election on November 1 the art scene in Turkey was rebellious than ever. Despite a ban on demonstrations in Taksim Square, a theater group is performing in memory of the bomb attacks during a peace demonstration in Ankara.

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, curator of the 14th Istanbul Biennale reacts subtly to the current political atmosphere in the region and praised the innovative power of the local art scene.

Thomas Büsch Since 2001 he has been producing TV-programs and documentaries in partnership with Sabine Küper-Büsch.