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Turkish Artists Respond to Protests

Yasha Wallin

As protests fill the streets of Turkey—and the news internationally—how are the nation's artists responding? Turkish photorealist Taner Ceylan described a situation that is steadily worsening and said that he and other artists—including Erinç Seymen, Asli Cavusoglu, Volkan Aslan, Ali Emir Tapan, Burak Arikan, Genco Gulan, and many others—are supporting the democratic protests against unwarranted police violence.

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