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Kutluğ Ataman

Encountering The Outsiders

 of Mesopotamia

by Donald Dinwiddie


STRANGE SPACE, 2009, film stills. 

A filmmaker and video artist known for his complex yet intimate portraits of the outcasts of Turkish society travels to the country’s eastern deserts for his new series of work.

KUTLUĞ ATAMAN’S SEMIHA B. UNPLUGGED, 1997, still from video installation. Courtesy Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York.

Kutluğ Ataman cannot be easily pigeon-holed nor his work summed up in a few key words. He creates films both for the cinema as well as for…

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