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Autonomy of Self : Rejecting violence with the lens in former Ottoman territories

Autonomy of Self was my first curated group exhibition, bringing together moving image and photography from across the former Ottoman territories to explore how individuals are using the human image to refuse violence and conflict. Consequences of the Empire’s collapse in 1922, and the impact of subsequent interventions from “Western” states still resonate in the identity and actions of countries in this territory today.

by Joy Stacey (University of Sussex)

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