Çakmak and our artists – An occasion to remember
of photos at the Ismet Güney Art Centre Nicosia 22-26 June 2018
is the day one year ago, 23 June 2017,
that Hakan Çakmak left the stage of life, so abruptly, so unexpectedly,
that we all were in shock. Yiltan Taşçı
offered the opportunity to remind us of the important work for the arts this
man did over many years. Photographs of Hakan
interviewing our local artists in their studios, beautiful very special portraits and screenshots by Yiltan Taşçı.
had come to salute him, with HE Mustafa Akincı and Meral his wife in the fore
front, artists and writers, his family - I heard, Hakan had six siblings, and
many friends, and many had tears in their eyes.
have been to other In-Memoriam events of Hakan Çakmak, you find my reports on my website, and I am sure there will
be more to come, as the importance of the work he did, following, archiving
events of the arts and culture, will not come to an end, because it is the
infrastructure of our society.