PROTODISPATCH

PROTODISPATCH

A monthly digital publication of artists’ dispatches on the life conditions that necessitate their work.

KÜBRA UZUN 



MARCH 14, 2024

TRANS MUSE AND MOTHER: “I” WITHIN “WE” AND “WE” WITHIN “I”

by Alper Turan on Kübra Uzun

For this PROTODISPACH, Alper Turan writes about how Kübra Uzun asserts her agency and shares knowledge of the past four decades of LGBTQIA+ history in Turkey including the artistic lineage of Bülent Ersoy, Zeki Müren, and Huysuz Virjin (Cranky Virjin). Q-BRA’s unanswered question is on the lips of people in precarious positions in many countries today: “Is it harder to leave, or harder to stay?”