Gözlem Evi

Gözlem evi ( Voyeurs ) is a print created with stills taken from the movie Bu Balık Başka Balık (A fish like no other). Based on the artist’s research and discovery, this is the first movie in record depicting a male homoerotic scene.

The movie tells the story of the Kastellis, a rich foreign couple that travel to Turkey for hunting down a young girl’s inheritance. While the plot focuses mainly on Mrs Kastelli’s sexcapades with various Turkish men, the mister does not disappoint the audience and starts a homosexual affair with his Turkish body guard. Gözlem Evi depicts an iconic voyeur scene where Mr. Kastelli spies on his wife’s adultery on a nearby boat, while he is himself playing with his bodyguard Hüseyin.

While homosexual scenes between female actresses were fairly common in Turkish Erotic cinema, this is the only known instance where a male homosexual relationship has been shown on the silver screen. This unique moment in Yeşilçam history is curiously left out by all relevant literature to date.

These images were intended to be produced on our signature medium of silk. They however shocked our manufacturer and our production was unexpectedly halted. Determined to exhibit these works in Turkey, we have opted last minute to print them on fine art paper. We did however manage to get their pixelated censored version printed by the very same manufacturer on our signature silk. You may unveil the censored silk and reveal the uncensored image below. 

We do hope that they will still make you Pâme.

Limited edition of 25. 

Censored image printed on an approx 25x25cm 100% Silk Handkerchief with a hand rolled and sewn hem. Uncensored image printed on a 25x25cm Hahnemühle Photo Matt Fibre paper. 

20/25 Available 

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