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Checkpoint at Depo


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Depo is showing the results of a serialş of workshops in Berlin, Istanbul and Cyrpus. The exhibitions title is Checkpoint.  Borders, bufferzones and checkpoints are a reality worldwide. After the fall of the wall in Berlin 1989 Cyprus is the spot in Europe, where these items of political devision are most visible.

Artists, filmmakers and social scientists collaborated in the project to create a parallel realitu to the almost forgotten political one.

The umbrella projects name is bufferzone, organized in 2013 in collaboration with Uqbar from Berlin and EMAA (European Mediterranean Art Association) from apartman Projesi.

Artists participating:

Hasan Aksaygın, Özgür Demirci, Didem Erk, Gabriele Garavaglia, Anna Heidenhain & Frederic Lezmi, Naomi Hennig, Eleni Mouzourou, Birgit Auf der Lauer & Caspar Pauli, Erhan Öze, pick nick projects, Sümer Sayın

The exhibition is enriched by works of Şafak Çatalbaş, Sabine Küper-Büsch & Thomas Büsch, Hüseyin Yılmaz

Also have a look at:

Cyprus- far and close as well, documentary crossing the border

Sketching the bufferzone 1 , exhibition at Polistar 

Sketching the bufferzone 2 , exhibition at Polistar

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