Kutlu? Ataman, “Mesopotamian Dramaturgies / Strange Space,” 2009.
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ARTER – space for art
15 September–16 November 2011

Ataman’s works constitute a unique contemporary collection of “talking portraits”, often of marginalised characters who constantly tell about themselves and construct their realities and identities through narrations and fictions. In Mesopotamian Dramaturgies, this repertoire expands to incorporate the history of the geography he inhabits, this time to point out that geography and history are pure constructs, in the same way as individual or social identities.

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