Istanbul, Turkey

The Life of Ekrem T. Düşeş

with Kerem G.

Kerem G.

You'll live the life of Ekrem Düşeş, a fictional writer in my stories. After his book was published, Ekrem Düşeş fell into a self imposed exile because of the risque subjects the book covered. He became a cult underground figure, a mix between Rasputin and Colonel Kurtz, and spent most of this exile in the gritty streets of Taksim, where the tour will be taking place. It is a portrait of a place, encapsulating social, cultural, and political issues from the perspective of a literary figure.

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Kerem G.

My name is Kerem, and I am a student of comparative literature living in İstanbul. I was born in Los Angeles, but we moved here 11 years ago and I've been in love since. So, not so many characters remain, gotta sum it up: This tour is a portrait of my average day. Full profile Leave a Review


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