Formicarium: Keeping the collective memory of city of ants

A twenty-nine year old artist from Diyarbakır is questioning the demolition of his hometown’s city walls, comparing his past with today’s Istanbul at his new exhibition at Pg Art Gallery in Çukurcuma. In 1932, the Turkish government demolished the historical city walls of Diyarbakır in order to “let the city breathe”. The destruction was halted…