dünya dinlemiyor

Collins, Phil
An engagement with people, place and community is central to Phil Collins’ work. In recent years he has lived, worked and exhibited in locations across the world, from Belfast, Bogotá, and Belgrade to Baghdad and Ramallah. His work often originates in areas of conflict, shifting the focus from sensationalist news coverage and the associated cultural stereotyping to revealing unexpected aspects of life in contested territories. Filmed during the 9th International Istanbul Biennial, ‘dűnya dinlemiyor’ features a karaoke session of Turkish fans singing their favourite tracks from The Smiths seminal album ‘The World Won’t Listen’. This is the second part in a trilogy of films that Collins made around the world, each adopting the same format, yet in final form fundamentally distinct in nuance and interpretation. Clare van Loenen, British Art Show 6, 2006
  • Artwork Details: running time: 58 minutes
  • Edition: 2/3 + 2AP
  • Material description: Single channel colour video projection with audio
  • Credit line: © the artist. Part funded by the 9th International Istanbul Biennial.
  • Theme:
  • Medium: Film and Audio Visual
  • Accession number: ACC22/2005



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