An Archeologist by training and a photographer, Volkan is performing an archeology of images, unearthing moments, envisioning fresh entanglements, and mobilizing new memories. (...)
By method and spirit, Volkan Kiziltunc is following in the footsteps of many artists, photographers, and filmakers - from Sophie Calle to Christopher Nolan, who have capitalized on the voyeuristic nature of images. Lora Sariaslan, Art Curator.
The images used in Sonder book include moments from 8mm and super 8mm home movies shot in different countries between 1960s and 1980s. These moments are selected by the artist from his archive consisting of 500 reels of film containing 25 hours of moving images purchased by the artist from flea markets around the world.