Liminal crossing

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Cavusoglu, E. 2009. Liminal crossing.
Title of workLiminal crossing
CreatorsCavusoglu, E.
Description

Liminal crossing was commissioned by Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen in 2009. The film is a re-enactment of an episode, which took place during the migration exodus of ethnic Turks from Bulgaria to Turkey in 1989. The scenes were filmed at the border checkpoint between Bulgaria and Turkey and show an upright piano being pushed and pulled by hand between the two borders leaving Bulgaria and entering Turkey. The procession passes through the buffer zone between the two states, a no-man’s land, that becomes liminal and redefined, creating a sense of demarcation, dislocation and reinterpretation.

Output mediaTwo channel synchronized (1920x1080) HD video installation, sound.
Research GroupDiasporas
LanguageEnglish
First publicly available date
Print2009
Publication process dates
Deposited26 Jun 2013
Output statusPublished
Web address (URL)http://www.ergincavusoglu.com/html/new_website/Liminal_Crossing.html
Media typeVideo
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