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Memento "The Reconstruction of Time"

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  • The concept of Memento is created  by the understanding of time and change being used as a linear form. It all began with Borges's thought that every human is filled with time. This is a great concept to tell with the usage of origami. Because in Early Japan the origami cranes were used as a tool for messaging. This usage is a very intimate concept. When a message is written inside an origami crane, it has life and time given by its author. Human's are also filled up with these kids of memento's. When these thoughts are lined in a linear form it kills the way that we remember. By this fact it is seen that time is a thing that we remember and collect.

    The items that I have created for my senior work are all about how we collect time. In my opinion this is done by using all of our senses. So it can be seen that when we think about time, we don't think about when it happened, we think about how it happened. This concept was afterwards visualized by a book, postcards, moving posters and many more stuff that were designed.

    Thanks for, Alper Yıldırım, Doğa Uslu and Ali Sezgin on their
    never ending supports during the process.
    Alper Yıldırım and Doğa Uslu both had their helps whenever needed with the video production, Emre Dokur helped with the coding of the website and Ali Sezgin was always around helping logistically.
    The Models: Atay İlgün, Ziya Yağcı, Emir Anarat, Alper Yıldırım, Nil Korürek, Mahmut Keşkekci, Sema Keşkekci, Damla Keşkekci, Meliha Keşkekci, Berrak Yolageldili, Engin Yolageldili, Özge Yıldırım, Doğa Uslu, Egemen Kırkağaç, Barış Oralalp sorry if I forgot anyone.

  • The Book
  • The Cards
  • The Moving Posters
  • The Turntable Animation
  • The Website
  • Memento the Reconstruction of Time / Identity


    Corporate design and art direction by Ege Alper


    Thanks for appreciating.