Ali Akay

is a curator and head of the sociology department at the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Istanbul.


We can only understand the Gezi Park resistance movement through the micropolitics of desire, argues Ali Akay. It drew not only the Turkish youth and elders but the whole world into a transversal resistance: from New York to Cologne, from Izmir to Adana and Antalya, and from Ankara to Bursa.

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