SPLASH, Solo Exhibition at the LaytonStone Gallery London
Ayşegül Thornett – 20 October – 8 December 2012 “Splash” comprised mixed media paintings on cardboard, representing ideas around the thoughts and feelings of sea.
Trelex Amazon Residency Reflections, I could write two posts to describe the amazing space that Trelex Amazon and Rainforest Expeditions provided for us, one for Refugio and one for TRC (Tambopata Research Centre.) The lodges are incredible. Being in a jungle and far away from the world is an exhilarating experience. Having a whole month in the rainforest and in this environment allowed me to relax and absorb the space, the people, the jungle and myself. The art of exploration could not get any more comfortable and luxurious.Was I spoiled? Yes, very much so and I love the memory that stays with me. I developed 2 major bodies of work during my residency in the Amazon at the Rainforest Expedition Lodges. One of them is a photography series and the other one is experimental electronic soundscapes. Experimental Soundscapes: Ayse Balko, Amazon, Come To Tower With Me
I am not trying to be a voice for every woman in the world. These are my and some of my friends' experiences on our abortions. I do understand why some people might be against abortion. I appreciate the effort of granting the best what we can to the world we live in. Saving lives matters. That is their deed and I accept this actuality. No intention of mine towards changing them. I am only asking to live their reality far out of my reach. We still remark each other. I am the woman who they are against. Abortion is not just about "my body my decision". It is about "my life, my future, and a little person’s possible deprived and unhealthy future" if has not been fit to raise them. Hey, have a vision, maybe,I am saving you from a potential serial killer. If a woman is not in a right state or doesn’t have the means to look after herself, the child is going to have a very hard time growing up. I am not suggesting, we should force the women to have the babies they don&…