Taksim Square Book Club

Taksim Square Book Club

After weeks of demonstrations and clashes between protesters and police across Turkey, a new type of civil disobedience has emerged—the Standing Protest. Turkish performance artist Erdem Gunduz started it off by standing with his hands in his pockets facing the Attaturk Cultural Center in Taksim Square for eight hours.

Taksim Square Book Club

Soon other protesters formed what they are calling the Taksim Square Book Club by standing and silently reading in the square.

Taksim Square Book Club

Taksim Square Book Club

Taksim Square Book Club

Taksim Square Book Club

Taksim Square Book Club

photos © George Henton

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