Fırat Yücel

March 8, 2020: A Memoir

We are on Taksim Square watching the aftermath of this last mass demonstration in thecity, before theCOVID-19 pandemic. Two voices reflect on what they see on the screen. A child playing with a redballoon, youngsters dancing on the street, people taking photos, Marina Abramovic’s first exhibition inIstanbul… As the narrative unfolds, images take new meaning: These are screen recordings ofmunicipality of Istanbul’s 7/24 live and open-access ‘Touristic Cameras’ taken on the 8th of MarchWomen’s Day 2020. March 8, 2020: A Memoir is a multi-voiced desktop essay attempting to find theblindspots of such images, traveling in time via screen recordings.

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