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The Meeting Between Films And Ottoman Engravings

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“What would it be like if Star Wars would have happened in the Ottoman Empire?” By asking himself this apparently nonsense question, Turkish illustrator Murat Palta started to draw the scene and didn’t realize that he was going through a path with no way back.

Palta brings together both eastern and western cultures by reproducing famous movies references in classical Ottoman engravings. He also finds inspiration in books, videogames and historical facts, though he puts cinema as something that feeds his soul.