Canan Beykal

Canan was born in 1948 in Merzifon. Lives and works in Istanbul.

The image of an empty boat is engraved on the mind of people in the geographies who have witnessed the migration by sea. Canan Beykal who witnessed this image for the first time in 2008 held her performance in the Marmara Sea. Photos
exhibiting within the 5. Canakkale Biennial are documenting
this performance. Submerging three life-sized marble boat into the sea in Bodrum at the same year, artist left the visible and the invisible monument to the Aegean Sea.