For his Kitchen Takeover, Bora Akinciturk presented a short dystopian graphic novel depicting the daily life of a creative (possibly a writer) stuck in the aftermath of the corona pandemic. The character is preparing a spring union and feta cheese omelette.
Written by Bora Akinciturk and Alper Savas, illustrated by Bora Akinciturk
Preparation: 1. Break the eggs in a bowl and whisk briefly with a fork. Season, add crumbled feta cheese. Mix briefly. 2. Heat the oil in the pan. Fry the unions and tomatoes, and cook for about 3-4 minutes at a low heat. 3. Pour in the egg mixture and cook over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, until the mixture starts to rise. 4. Slide on to a warmed plate and serve immediatetely
Bora Akinciturk (b. 1982, Ankara, Turkey) lives and works in London. Selected exhibitions include (applause), Pilevneli Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, 2019; SKEE, in collaboration with Iain Ball, narrative projects, London, UK, 2019. His band Fino Blendax, in collaboration with Ahmet Öğüt at: The ICA, London; Chisenhale Gallery, London; VanAbbe Museum, Eindhoven; The 56th Venice Biennale, Creative Time Summit: The Night Art Made the Future Visible 2015. Akinciturk holds a BFA in Graphic Design, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, 2007 and Fine Art Postgraduate studies at Middlesex University, London, 2008.