Author Archives: kibrisacikkent

links

http://www.cyprus2015.org/ (Cyprus 2015 initiative) http://www.undp-act.org/ (UNDP Action for Cooperation and Trust in Cyprus)

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buffer zone visit

The strip of the Buffer Zone of the Walled City of Nicosia Few weeks ago, on the 9th August (to be exact), I was honoured with the opportunity to enter the Buffer Zone of the Walled City of Nicosia. There … Continue reading

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Anita Bakshi’ s “topographies of memory” exhibition

http://www.conflictincities.org/Nicosia.html Nicosia, City profile 1. The ‘uniqueness’ of the city While the Cyprus Problem is a complex one, involving the Cypriots as well as international actors, many aspects of this conflict have become encapsulated into a very small space – … Continue reading

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uncovered Cyprus

Lying abandoned inside the buffer zone since July 1974, off limits for the local population, the Nicosia Airport represents a spatial order generated by 36 years of UN control. The airport is a riddle nested within paradoxical questions of protection … Continue reading

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Kutluğ Ataman, 1+1=1

1+1=1 takes as its subject a woman who is Turkish but lives on the Southern Greek side of the island of Cyprus. She has two divided and very emotionally charged stories. One side tells of her escape from the Greek … Continue reading

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films of Derviş Zaim

Shadows and Faces Set in the year 1963, the film revolves around two families, one Greek and the other Turkish, who live in a remote village in Cyprus. An attack by Greek policemen forces Salih, a Karagoz shadow play master, … Continue reading

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occupy buffer zone

more here: http://occupythebufferzone.wordpress.com/

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