ISTANBUL — “Diyarbakır is under martial law. It is the most important city in Kurdistan. With its 250,000 citizens, it seems as if pacification has been imposed successfully. The army is omnipresent, but the monitoring seems to have loosened […].”
ISTANBUL — The ground was literally shaking as we walked into the dilapidated Rizzo Palace on the island of Büyükada, the biggest of the Prince Islands of Istanbul.
There is a contemporary preoccupation that our culture — global, Western, ‘modern’ — will not survive.