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FATMA BUCAK

Fatma BUCAK

Turkey

Biography

For many years Fatma Bucak (Iskenderun, Turkey, 1982) has been reinterpreting the great archetypes which belong to the origins and traditions of the Mediterranean. In her intense photographic and video work not only does she summon back to life their dramatic and narrative power in the first person, but she also causes them to intimately and subversively betray their origins so as to instil them with new possible meanings and interpretations.

Filmography:
Almost Married (61', Italy/Turkey, 2010)

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Almost Married 

Almost Married  (Orig.) / 2010 / Italy, Turkey / 61 min

When she was 20, Fatma ran away from Turkey and her authoritarian father to Italy, to gain her freedom. Her photographic work concerns the misfortune of the women in her family...

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