Funeral Cortage

et cetera

In the most general terms, Bayraktar is focusing the relationship between the whole and the part in ‘et cetera’. He explains that the abstraction of the personal is a necessary action for knowledge and he is interested in the subjectivity of what is lost in this abstraction. According to him, this tension exists in every aspect of life:

“Our approach to the mass and each individual during social events, the relationship between each experiment and inductions in philosophy and science, the factual things happened in history and the way we interpret historical events can be given as examples to this. From an emotional point of view, I feel like while creating the culture, we become victims of it at the same time as each individual.” read more

Funeral cortege, 2015, 120 x 68 cm, archival pigment print

Funeral cortege, 2015, 120 x 68 cm, archival pigment print

“We tend to see these fragmented objects just like the noise in photography or like the way we perceive all the individuals as a mass.”