Water, 2016

Gülhatun Yıldırım

3 Hours

Curator: Simge Burhanoğlu


I heard silence for the first time when I dove into the water and opened my eyes. As it
drowned out the noise that would wash me and the ones before me away, I could’ve felt it
deep inside. Opalescent, calm. Above everything I could see, I took inside anything that was
floating with me and sent it to the sky.
The performance relates to the expression on the face of the figure in John Everett Millais’