By Emre Celikcan
From: Sırat köprüsü
(In Muslim belief, the hair-narrow bridge
to be passed to enter Paradise.)
Archival pigment print
Emre Celikcan, born in Brussels, is interested in inequality issues throughout different cultures. For his projects he delves in his (cultural) past. This enables him to (re-)construct the different building blocks of identity.
Celikcan graduated recently from the Luca school of Arts in Brussels. He has exhibited his work in Amsterdam, Breda, Leuven and Brussels.
“Je fouille ma mémoire pour débusquer
le plus grand nombre d’éléments de mon identité,
je les assemble, je les aligne, je n’en renie aucun.”
Amin Maalouf, Les Identitées Meurtrières, 1998