Asli Çavuşoğlu’s Red/Red (2015) explores the physicality of a colour to tell a story of coexistence and communality. Delicate flowers, plants, small animals, textiles, and abstract shapes are painted on handmade paper in two red inks: Armenian red, extracted from the endangered Armenian cochineal insect, and Turkish red, now used in the national flag. Read more.
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