Mavi Boncuk |
Turkey on Jan. 15 unveiled the “most appropriate” route for the controversial planned Canal Istanbul project, an artificial sea-level waterway parallel to the Bosphorus that will connect the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara.
The surreal, digitally altered photographs of Aydın Büyüktaş defy time and space, presenting his home city of Istanbul as though viewed through a wormhole. His images are the culmination of his reading during his childhood and adolescence in Ankara – science fiction by writers such as Isaac Asimov
Transportation Minister Ahmet Arslan told reporters on Monday that the 45-kilometer (28-mile) -long “Canal Istanbul” would run from Kurucesme district on the Sea of Marmara to Durusu, on the Black Sea. The project would be launched later this year. Erdogan in 2011 first announced plans for the canal …