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"Istanbul'u Dinliyorum, Gozlerim Kapali"

Oil painting on canvas by Tezer Gulan 1998. Interactive design by her son Genco Gulan, 2000. <back>

"The impressionism as an art form has been build up on representation of light and reflection. With technology, the technical representation and manipulation became automatic. Hence the question is now what we are showing, why and in which context. So this piece is a good example for showing painted waves and electronic waves together". GG.

"Istanbul'u Dinliyorum Gozlerim Kapali" meaning "I am listening to Istanbul with my eyes shut." It's the first line of a love poem for the city of Istanbul by famous Turkish poet, Orhan Veli Kanik. The image is Istanbul as seen from Ortakoy. Original Java coding by