Men Hugging | Single channel DVD | 4′ 33″ | 2013

“Men hugging” is a video work that investigates the manner between two men in the raw sub culture when they first enter a space and encounter each other. Explores sexuality and gender within the masculine culture of Turkey. It examines my relationship with my own gender as well as the cultural expectations of being manly in a man’s world.

It demonstrates an intimacy that otherwise would be considered to be in-permissible.