An Artists’ Film – Istanbul and the Bosphorus
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In seven parts, like seven sides of the same coin, or seven facets of a polished gem, this film follows an artist (myself) and film crew (Gilles, Julien and Deniz) for a few days while I wander around Istanbul drawing. Parallel narratives weave a scenario with no plot in the best tradition of the French flaneur, except my observations take on a form. Two, actually; the drawing done at the time and later studio work. In the studio, I take a still from the film and, using stop-motion photography, morph the video image into a painting. When edited these