I re-discover parts of my cultural heritage, portraying the different facets of the life of mountain villages in between the Italian and Slovenian borders. What I found was a community of survivors. (more…)
Meryem Yildiz has a strong propensity toward nuance and secrecy. Amid the creative process, she always pays particular attention to cognition. With a play of detours and through photography, she fixes liminal instants so as to encourage their contemplation. By incorporating figurative and narrative dimensions to photography, diptych allegories and coded discourses assume roles of both candor and discretion. Mementos, treasures, nonchalant cats, dusty mirrors – every element confers intent to final result. Between two lines, two spaces, or two moments, a new dimension emerges; Meryem Yildiz’s work situates itself at this junction.