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Sesli/Sessiz: Voiced/Unvoiced

July 5, 2013 - July 27, 2013

Free

Chris Williams brings the current happenings in Turkey to Garfield. The focus of this work is to expose the American public to firsthand written accounts of the current protests in Turkey. The title of this work loosely translates to “Voiced/Unvoiced” in Turkish.  It also refers to the change that some Turkish consonants make when followed by a vowel.  The “softening” or “hardening” of the sound allows for easier pronunciation.  Similarly, the lack of adequate American media coverage about the Turkish protests has “softened” or “hardened” the severity of these circumstances in American eyes.  In addition, distorted perspectives are offered on these largely unvoiced issues, which allows for easier consumption.  In particular, the consequences that affect the members of the Turkish community in Pittsburgh remain unheard.

Details

Start:
July 5, 2013
End:
July 27, 2013
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue

Assemble
4824 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224 United States
Phone:
(412) 661-6111
Website:
assemblepgh.org

Organizer

Assemble
Phone:
(412) 254 - 4320
Email:
info@assemble.org
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