Interwoven Echoes By Altın Tatlı x Dilara AkbalSónar+D Installation
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Saturday 2713:00 - 21:00
Lounge+D by Converse by Converse
Interwoven Echoes: Migration, Mycelium, and Metamorphosis

In the ethereal realm of our imagination, an island emerges – a sanctuary teeming with life, where creatures of all kinds dwell amidst lush foliage and spooky winds. Yet, this island is more than a mere haven; it is a crossroads, a stopping point for migrating plants and birds from distant lands. Here, amidst the verdant embrace of nature, a profound dialogue unfolds – a symphony of communication between the island's inhabitants and the wanderers from afar.

Drawing inspiration from the intricate network of mycelium that weaves beneath the surface of the earth, this project imbues creations with a similar interconnectedness. Each character, each being, is a node in this vegetal network, intricately linked to one another through the threads of communication and shared experience.

As the philosopher Martin Buber once wrote, "All real living is meeting." In this artwork, this sentiment rings true – for it is through communication, through the exchange of ideas and emotions, that it truly comes alive. Just as the creatures on the island are transformed by the arrival of their visitors, so too are we transformed by the connections we forge with others.

In the words of the French philosopher Michel de Montaigne, "We are, I know not how, double within ourselves, with the result that we do not believe what we believe, and we cannot rid ourselves of what we condemn." Through language, through communication, we navigate this duality – embracing the new while honoring the old, becoming anew with each exchange.

In the artwork, these themes of communication and transformation are brought to life as different characters intersect and intertwine, their paths converging thanks to the rhythms of vacation and migration. Each encounter, each connection, is a testament to the power of communication to transcend boundaries and unite disparate worlds.

Thus, in the tapestry of the artwork, language becomes a vessel for transformation, a bridge between worlds, where the old is reimagined and the new is embraced. In this realm of boundless possibility, the island becomes not just a destination, but a metaphor for the journey of self-discovery and connection – a journey that continues to unfold with each line, each word.