Turkish writer Ece Temelkuran explains during a recent interview why targets of autocrats must not be victims, why language is the true home, and why it is children she first consults regarding the fundamental human need and capacity for beauty.
Jan Garden Castro & Anthony Alessandrini
Anthony Alessandrini contributed to this interview and introduced Temelkuran when she spoke at the CUNY Graduate Center, New York in November 2017. He is the author of Frantz Fanon and the Future of Cultural Politics: Finding Something Different; the editor of Frantz Fanon: Critical Perspectives; and the co-editor of “Resistance Everywhere”: The Gezi Protests and Dissident Visions of Turkey. He is a Co-Editor of Jadaliyya E-Zine.
Jan Garden Castro is author of The Art & Life of Georgia O’Keeffe, Sonia Delaunay: La Moderne, two poetry books, and co-editor of two literature anthologies. Her published essays include seventeen cover stories for Sculpture magazine and her monthly art blog: https://blog.sculpture.org/tag/jan-garden-castro/. She won awards as executive director of River Styx, whose archive, as well as her own, is in Washington University Special Collections. See also http://www.jancastro.com.
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