Cizenel’s Calendar Project has reached the second phase. I have been to the show
at Sidestreets on April 11.
his new paintings he reminds us of the disastrous fire in 1995 that started
around Lapta on the northern side of the Kyrenia mountain range and raced along
to Bellapais. What remained was destruction and ashes. The colours of fire and
ashes: Emin Cizenel has brought them
onto canvas, the raging red and opposite
the colours of a dead zone. A piece of
dead charred wood transformed into a sculpture, the rest of a tree, part of a
forest once guaranteeing rain over the island. Fire and Water, flow of the
elements, life and death.
came in from the street living nearby and Anber Onar , co-founder of
Sidestreets, tried to explain to them the power of fire.
are waiting to see Phase III, what will be on his calendar then, what event.
Phase: 16 May
Phase: 13 June