Zeynep Duman

Because I Want You to Know

Date: 30.01.2021

Mentor: Dila Yumurtacı

Where: Discord

“Because I want you to know” is an anonymous performance project.

It works on concepts such as “fear, exposure” and takes its basis from public executions and their exposure, which we have historically been unable to escape.

It examines this system, which progresses as confession-accusation, decision, exposure, consolidated power. Although it is not based on physical violence, it asks the following questions through this system, which continues its continuity today:

Why hide something?

Why can’t we confess?

Is it the reaction of another that makes it difficult to confess?

Does it matter if someone forgives me or if I forgive myself?”

This performance project is an invitation to confession that addresses the state of confession by using concepts such as confession, forgiveness and relaxatio