Memento Mori Istanbul
5.00-7.00pm 27 October 2010: Istanbul, Turkey : IDO car ferries
Exploring the private in the public during the hours of commute, as minds and bodies move between one and the other, held and taken, there and back by the ferry. ov
Memento Mori Istanbul was a conceptual live performance project led by Natalia Skobeeva, created as a collaboration with 7 students from Mimar Sinan University; young men and women who performed their own personal concepts during the commuting hours of 5pm to 7pm on 27 October 2010, on 7 car ferries of IDO crossing the Bosporus from Europe to Asia and back. The performances were documented by 7 Turkish filmmakers. Performances included the use of a black curtain, over ferry window, knitting, cleaning, sleeping, reading, the putting on and off of make-up and the washing of clothes.
Initiated, produced and developed by Openvizor as a non-commercial project in partnership with Mimar Sinan University as a collaboration with Natalia Skobeeva and IDO.
Openvizor is grateful for the wonderful support and advice of artist Mustafa Pancar
All rights reserved. Any distribution, publication, exhibition and presentation of film and photography documentation are strictly prohibited and subject to prior written approval for each instance by Mimar Sinan University, Natalia Skobeeva and Openvizor.
Mimar Sinan University
Assoc. Prof. Nihal Kafali
Dr. Erdal Kara
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sema Ergönül
Lead Artist: Natalia Skobeeva
Assistant: Bex Singleton
Mimar Sinan University Students
Erhan Can Akbulut
Mimar Sinan University Student: Photography: Ahmet Bilgiç