Özurfa Matti Braun
April 18—August 31, 2008
Museum Ludwig, Cologne

Özurfa Matti Braun

Exhibition view: Matti Braun, Özurfa, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 2008 Photo © Lothar Schnepf

Press Release

Between the upper reaches of the Euphrates and the Tigris lies the southeast Anatolian city of Urfa, also known as Sanlıurfa, which for many centuries was a major crossroads for trade, culture and religion. In recent times the shorter version of the city’s name, Urfa, has been imported to Germany as a common name for Turkish bars. Picking up on this development, Matti Braun has spun a narrative web in his exhibition Özurfa, which is...
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