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To escape everyday life in Berlin, S. (fem., half-turkish) went to Istanbul and stayed there for 1 year to study. Her appartment was near Taksim Square; most of the pictures she brought home are from Tarlabasi, though. It’s where drugs are dealt and Syrian refugees are home —  according to S. the most interesting and colourful place in town. “I havn’t studied much. Instead, I inhaled the indescribable atmosphere and the wondrous light”