SANSURE HAYIR! / NO to CENSORSHIP!

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FULYA ÇELİK
9 years ago
Sanatçı özgür değilse, insan özgür değildir.sanatçı özgür değilse sanat eseri yaratamaz.. ..diktatör önce sanatı sınırlar,sonra insanın nice özgürlük alanı varsa yok eder...faşizmin göstergelerinden biri de budur...HER ŞEYE RAĞMEN SANAT AYAKTA ...

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Sevda Onen
9 years ago
Art should be a free spirited expression of the artist which includes cultural values. An art gallery is a building that should show any form of art for the audience to look at. Whether the artwork is liked or dispised is for the audience to decide. But why am I not surprised that this censorship of artwork took place in Turkey? But I am surprised that it took place in Istanbul Modern. Modern!?

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Ayse Gul Ulay
9 years ago
"Art is what the artist does" and the art audience don't ask filtering from power institutions with corporate appropriations.

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Gulay Alpay
9 years ago
ART IS ART

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Osman Bozkurt
9 years ago
Once my work has been removed from the main entrance of a gallery with a notice by the institution's director and the instant decision of its curator. The excuse was protecting the higher values of the institution hosting the exhibition. The curator has hidden my work at the back corner of the gallery without my approval. Just before the opening I covered my work with black plastic, and exhibited it with a note written ARIZALI on it. It means 'out of order' or 'mentally sick' in Turkish. Nothing happened during the show, no artist that I was exhibiting together even asked me why I covered my work or left such note. Their silence proved me that they all knew the story. After 8 years, it is not surprising to see another story repeating in another institution in Istanbul. Luckily this one makes one feel stronger, by acting and protesting all together for a future without any censorship.

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Sevgi Ürüm
9 years ago
I agree with this petition.

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ebru nalan sülün
9 years ago
Sadece BUBİ 'nin yaşadığı sansüre değil,her türlü sansür girişimine böylesi bir duyarlılıkla karşı olmak gerekiyor. Bu birlikteliği her zaman sağlamak dileğiyle.Teşekkürler Hakan Akçura...

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Emily Phillips
9 years ago
art is free - to censor is to reject art

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H G
9 years ago
SANSÜRÜN "KOŞULLU"SUNA DA "DOĞASI TİCARİ YAŞAMA UYANI"NA DA HAYIR!"

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B L
9 years ago
I support your cause. If you could also take a moment to check out my cause it would be greatly appreciated! http://www.change.org/petitions/minister-of-public-safety-and-solicitor-general-increase-octips-budget-to-750000-annually-and-rehire-robin-pike