Halil Sezai: “Garip”

Beautifully shot black and white music video featuring the drawling tones of Turkish singer Halil Sezai. Underwater creatures inhabit the forest in a surreal dreamland that makes us question who is really out of their element here. Apparently “Garip” means “Strange” in English and further digging revealed that there was a surrealist literature movement in Turkey in the early part of the 20th century that referred to themselves as Garip. This new movement made a deliberate attempt to break from the elaborate decadence of traditional Turkish writing by using the vernacular and embracing avant-garde visuals.

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