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10/30/2006 09:29:07 AM · #1
Two weeks ago I had an exhibition opening in Batumi, Georgia entitled "Three Worlds". The 50 photos were exposed for over a week.

You can enjoy the photos here

The opening was seriously delightful. Had a ton of interviews, which actually weren't all that fun but it was an interesting experience to see all these people try to analyze my pics. I loved some of the comments I got, it's even more amusing to hear them in real life face to face with the persons. This one Russian art critic, a woman in her thirties who was visiting a friend in Georgia, asked me a very intriguing question: "You are a beautiful and young girl of 15, so tell me why do your works reflect so much pessimism and the harsh realities of life?"

To be honest I'd never realized that my photographs reflected pessimism and the harsh realities of life. Bah.

What shocked me more was that there were people taking pictures my photos with their telephone cameras. I found that very disturbing.

What was even more fun actually was getting to skip school to go to Georgia. Hehe.

The title Three Words stands for the three parts of the exhibition. The first part depicting shots I took in Georgia, the second shots from Turkey and the third part gathers pieces from my various shoots and portraits.

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The poster and the invitations were the genius designs of Mehmet Turgut .

Yeah I'm boasting the hell out of this :P

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10/30/2006 11:27:41 AM · #2
Congratulations! You deserve all the accolades...well earned.

One of the unsung genius's here at DPC And only 15 years of age. Just remember me when you're rich and famous...ok?

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Pessemism? BAH!!!

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Message edited by author 2006-10-30 11:31:19.
10/30/2006 12:00:29 PM · #3
Hot diggidy dog damn I knew I forgot to put those in the exhibition! That'll show the dievushka

It'll be hard to forget you Steve... Umm who are you exactly again?
11/01/2006 09:57:43 AM · #4
Very glad to see it exhibited so nicely. I caught "Not another cigarette, Harold" in the background.

This girl is genius people
11/01/2006 10:05:45 AM · #5
freakin awesome
11/01/2006 01:00:37 PM · #6
Originally posted by Joey Lawrence:

Very glad to see it exhibited so nicely. I caught "Not another cigarette, Harold" in the background.


You don't miss a thing do you?
11/02/2006 10:34:51 PM · #7
Bump

C'mon people
11/02/2006 10:48:13 PM · #8
Congrats Ennil. Btw, what was your answer to that question?
11/03/2006 01:39:57 PM · #9
I was kinda shocked, most of the questions I got were very similar to what I get on DA or any other internet site "OMGZ, so great! Did you use Totoshap? (aka photoshop)".

I told her that I wasn't specifically looking to make my pictures appear pessimistic. The subject has a big influence on that feel of the image, and since I don't shoot flowers, birds and lanscapes, the pictures are a little close to home. You recognize a face, a feeling and it becomes personal, and most of the time personal either means sexual or pessimistic. I also added that it could depend on the mood of the person. I mean there were 50 shots there, and some of them were actually pretty funny and joyous (a kid checking his penis under his bathing suit, a couple kissing, etc.). I think in the end you see what you want to see (I don't remember if I told her that, but I should've).

I talked a lot with her actually, I said a lot more, but I think this is what my translator translated roughly. My russian ain't enough to ramble on like this :P
11/03/2006 01:44:55 PM · #10
congrats!! looks great!!
11/03/2006 01:54:23 PM · #11
Congrats. very cool!
11/03/2006 02:13:57 PM · #12
You're only 15 and yet you have such a mature view/outlook/way of speaking. Very interesting to see. Keep up the good work. ;)
11/03/2006 02:44:25 PM · #13
Simply awesome, would have loved to see them all in person. Can you share some of your talent with me? It would be much appreciated. Thanks :)
11/03/2006 05:07:08 PM · #14
Originally posted by trnqlty:

Simply awesome, would have loved to see them all in person. Can you share some of your talent with me? It would be much appreciated. Thanks :)


If you give me a penny ;P
11/03/2006 07:25:34 PM · #15
Tebrikler Rengim! sounds very cool.
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