| The muscles behind my eyes ache from the strain | 2013 |

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The muscles behind my eyes ache from the strain | 2013 | Performance | Lecturing on top of Galata Tower, interpretted by lip reading specialist, Özgür Tekol | Kiva Han Terrace and Galata Tower, Istanbul | organized by Non-Stage

The muscles behind my eyes ache from the strain

“The muscles behind my eyes ache from the strain” is a lecture-performance held in collaboration with a lip reading specialist. Ögüt appropriates a popular technique used for espionage to deliver an artist talk for his performance. Ögüt appeared on top of the Galata Tower when all the guests gathered on a roof opposite. A lip reading specialist, Özgür Tekol relayed Ögüt’s talk – about appropriated, stolen, censored and attacked works of his – to the audience by reading his lips from distance with the help of a binoculars