A Topography of Memory
Video: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, live action footage shot in Istanbul, Turkey, June 8, 2015. Sound: A family on their way to vote in the Turkish general election of June 7, 2015.
Various opinions, arguments, and hopes succeed one another in the time that separates the intention from the vote. Invisible to our eyes, this family becomes a symbol of a driving force in contrast to the impersonal images of the city’s surveillance cameras, which film everything but capture nothing. Who preserves a country’s memory?Daniela Persico