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2005
Double screen video, 14 min

see 2:37 min video excerpt


On a saturday afternoon, two men were asked to switch teahouses for one night. Ömer from Yedikule traveled to Üsküdar while Yavuz from Üsküdar went to Yedikule.The event was documented by cameras following both men. On their way, they talk about their relation to their local teahouses, playing and the experience in the new teahouse.

The Men: Yavuz Kaya & Ömer Gürel
Production assistants: Osman Bingöl& Ahmet Ögüt
Camera: Alev Alikoç, Metin Akdemir, Nihan Arisoy, Ebru Yilmaz 
Translation:Rana Öztürk
Thanks: Mehmet & Mehmet, Ipek cafe, Onur Kiraathanesi, Özer Sari, Co-Production,Özlem Belül, Platform Garanti
Güncel Sanat Merkezi

Commissioned by 9th Istanbul Biennial
Supported by FRAME