And on Textile
1979 Suzani fabric and embroidery of poem
100 x  110 cm

In the mid 1990s Atakan wrote a poem entitled And that explained her artistic stance that emphasizes the importances of relationships.  In a sense, her was attempting to become a conjunction. These poem has followed her throughout her career and remains a valid statement. In 1999 after appearing as a wall sculpture,  in 2007 it became a film. After translating it into numerous languages, in 2014 she used it in a work entitled Sacred Solitude Cards and now she has embroidered it onto a ready-made Suzani fabric dated 1979. 
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