Zeyno Pekünlü, ‘Zapata İstanbul’da / Zapata in Istanbul’, 2013, Sanatorium
Zeyno Pekünlü, ‘Zapata İstanbul’da / Zapata in Istanbul’, 2013, Sanatorium
Zeyno Pekünlü, ‘Zapata İstanbul’da / Zapata in Istanbul’, 2013, Sanatorium
Zeyno Pekünlü, ‘Zapata İstanbul’da / Zapata in Istanbul’, 2013, Sanatorium

The video is a thrilling story of bureaucrats who managed to build a well dressed, nicely shaved Emiliano Zapata bust in one of the posh neighborhoods of Istanbul. The video consists of interviews with historians, bureaucrats and ordinary people and the footage of the representation of Zapata in fiction movies. It focuses on the hero exchange between two historically unrelated countries, the bureaucracy behind it and the representation and perception of the national heroes.

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