(Cemre Yesil and Maria Sturm)(For Bird's Sake)

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Madrid: La Fabrica, 2016
Condition: New, Sealed, with fabric jacket, Edition of 1000 copies, 16.2x22.5cm, 102pages, Hardcover

Since the time of the Ottoman Empire, Istanbul has been a very important city for aviculture. The city’s geographical location for bird migration has led to the establishment of a huge culture devoted to birds and their care. Many diverse social platforms exist, for example, devoted to the keeping and breeding of birds. Today this culture is in danger; keeping songbirds such as goldfinches and greenfinches, in particular, may soon vanish due to the Turkey’s adaptation to criteria for European Union candidacy.