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Paolo Pellegrin


"Time in Turkey - art place berlin selection - 25 Masters of Photography"



"The moment wrestlers stepped on green meadow and started wrestling was like a scene that belonged to hundred years ago. Their stances, looks and the feelings reflected on their faces were each a different portrait for me. [...]

Edirne which had been one of the capitals of Ottoman Empire is a door that is opened to Europe from Turkey. Among the traditions that were carried to this day, Kιrkpιnar Oil Wrestling is the most outstanding one. The wrestlers that come from all over Turkey for six hundred and fifty years compete with each other in Edirne. [...]

Before and after wrestling, the wrestlers were taking their time at the green land full of trees outside the wrestling arena. This place resembled a little camp and here wrestlers were messaged and cheered. [...]When it was time to wrestle in order to become the chief wrestler, it was as if life stopped at Kιrkpιnar. [...]"


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A cooperation of 'art place berlin' with BERLIN PHOTO FESTIVAL 2013 - THE BROWSE and ZAMAN - 'Time in Turkey'

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