Necklace of Time
Nancy Atakan and Kalliopi Lemos collaboration
8″14 double channel film

Lemos and Atakan enter an eternal, poetic world where they engage in a ritual-like performance.  Wearing heavy golden necklaces adorned with colorful jewels referencing Ottoman designs and reminiscent of Byzantine armour, the artists engage in the task of removing the jewels and replacing them with small embroidered words chosen to reflect their lived experiences – birth, love, friendship and marriage.

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