Researchers found that the older you get, the fewer friends you have.According to a 2013 study, “while social circles increase through early adulthood, friendship networks peak and start to decrease as you move through your twenties.” When you move to a new country, especially not knowing the local language, the adaptation process may be exacerbated by feelings of loneliness.
With works that range from small sized pieces to big canvases, and installations that run beyond the walls, to various materials and pursuits, this exhibition unrolls the background to Doğançay’s ways of working.
23 May - 23 September 2012 Since the early 1960s, Burhan Doğançay examines the social, cultural and political transformation of modern and contemporary urban culture through the use of walls.
As an urban traveller, he has been tracking walls in various cities across the world for almost half a century.
In the same part of town two weeks ago the decapitated body of Syrian refugee Muhammed Wisam Sankari was discovered, two days after he left his house.
He was only identified by his house-mates by his clothing.