Monovacation, 2014

Mixed medium, dimensions variable

Monovacation cordially invites you to “the vacation” of vacations… Official tourism commercials of countries in competition with each other were selected and each film was divided into the tiniest possible clips. The clips, lasting 3-4 seconds long, were then coded with tags. Through a network diagram which runs as a software simulation, these tags are connected to each other via shared clips positioned on a map. A new sequence is then generated transversally in the network map, jumping from one node to the next, following the path of the most central tags. Beaches from Egypt to Portugal, women from Israel to India, mythological figures from Thailand to Turkey, here comes an extracted fantasy of “vacation”…

Burak Arikan

Turkey, 1976. Lives in New York and Istanbul

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