Statue attacked at the metro station in Izmir

The statue attacked at the metro station in Izmir: The wooden statue named "Musician", which was exhibited at the metro station and was destroyed for being obscene, was repaired and placed in its place.
It was reported that the wooden statue, which was exhibited in a metro station in Izmir and destroyed on the grounds that it was obscene, was repaired and placed in its place.
According to the statement made by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the wooden sculpture named "Musician", which was destroyed by a person entering the Izmirspor station of Izmir Metro on June 25, 2016 by knocking down its pedestal, was partially repaired by sculptor Tonguç Sercan.
The "Musician" statue was reinstated with an event attended by 3 local and foreign sculptors who came to the city for the 15rd International Sculpture Workshop.
On the screen placed in the exhibition area covered with a unique design in which black color predominates, there were videos and photos showing the moment of the attack and the status of the statue before it was broken.
Tonguc Sercan, who repaired the work, reminded that the sculpture is a part of the common goods and common culture, and it is everyone's responsibility to own it.
Sculptor Ekin Erman pointed out that the sculptures have been subjected to various attacks for many years and said, “The mentality attacking this statue does not make a sound of disgrace such as the murder of women and abuse of children, but it attacks the works of art. The way to say stop is to do it again, to reproduce it. They will break, spoil, we will do it again. " said.
Meanwhile, it is reported that Spanish artist Amancino Gonzales Andres, who made the sculpture, will come to Izmir in September and complete the final restoration of the statue.
The sculpture produced by the Spanish artist Andres within the scope of the International Sculpture Workshop, 4 was on display at Izmirspor station for years.
The statue was destroyed by the SK and was destroyed by protests on the grounds that it was obscene.

Günceleme: 10/12/2018 16:02

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