Author: Hannah Walton

Brace for Boris

Brace for Boris

Boris Johnson, Britain’s new Foreign Secretary. *Source: www.mode.com © Brace for Boris Boris Johnson has burst back onto the international scene as the new foreign...

The ‘Turkish Model’ in Somalia: Humanitarian diplomacy or power play?

The ‘Turkish Model’ in Somalia: Humanitarian diplomacy or power play?

The newest Turkish embassy in Somalia has been labelled ‘a symbol of the strength’ of Turkish-Somali relations: President Erdoğan inaugurated Turkey’s largest embassy yet in...

Turkish diplomatic gains with Israel, Russia rocked by Istanbul bombings

Turkish diplomatic gains with Israel, Russia rocked by Istanbul bombings

Scenes at the international terminal from last night’s attack on Istanbul Atatürk Airport. *Source: BT. © Turkish diplomatic gains with Israel, Russia rocked by Istanbul bombings...

Bearing Witness: Mustang and Turkey’s divided society

Bearing Witness: Mustang and Turkey’s divided society

The five sisters. *Source: Youtube.com © Bearing Witness: Mustang and Turkey’s divided society Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s first feature length film, Mustang (2015), documents the lives of...

Erdoğan’s Gezi moment

Erdoğan’s Gezi moment

*Source: AP via Voice of America  © Erdoğan’s Gezi moment Friday’s astonishing coup attempt was (at least in part) shut down by anti-coup protesters who...

Aslı Erdoğan: The Prisoner

Aslı Erdoğan: The Prisoner

*Source: T24 Aslı Erdoğan: The Prisoner The recent dismissal of 2,000 academics is the latest in a series of escalating arrests and crackdowns on media...

Feeling the colours of Gülsün Karamustafa’s Chronographia

Feeling the colours of Gülsün Karamustafa’s Chronographia

*Gülsün Karamustafa, Against the Serpent (1986). Feeling the colours of Gülsün Karamustafa’s Chronographia I walked along under the bridges and cement verges of the canals...

An Art Lover, Not Artist: an interview with Serkan Özkaya

An Art Lover, Not Artist: an interview with Serkan Özkaya

*Serkan Ozkaya, “An Attempt At Exhausting A Place In New York”, Postmasters Gallery, NYC. An Art Lover, Not Artist: an interview with Serkan Özkaya Born...