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This Never Happened. No 2 (2013)

Part two of This Never Happened is a performance lecture that takes a chilling look at the rapid radical Islamization of the modern Republic of Turkiye within the last decade. Through a journey in time, the piece chronicles the ways in which the country’s history and culture is manipulated through fear, intimidation, mass arrests, and foreign intervention until a newly formed culture overwrites the old.

Image: Performance still from Highways Performance Space and Gallery, Los Angeles 2013

Runtime:  20 minutes.